A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.
Sultan Kaya, the maternal aunt of death-fasting arrested lawyer Ebru Timtik, opened a banner to voice the demands of the ones on a death fast.
Israeli soldiers abducted a Palestinian lawyer with French citizenship, a former political prisoner who was previously imprisoned for more than nine years, and moved him to the al-Maskobiyya interrogation facility.
The referendum, which included over 200 constitutional amendments, also paves the way for Russian President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036.
Increasingly, the United States is being treated like a fragile state in need of help.
The scale of abuse suffered by Yemenis in unofficial detention centres and prisons has been revealed in a report, which shows how extrajudicial detentions and killings have rocketed during the five-year-long conflict.
The United Nations has delivered the first of a damning two-part report on human rights violations committed in Russian-occupied Crimea between 2019 and 2020.
San Quentin prisoners launch a hunger strike to protest inhumane conditions; amid an outbreak, a for-profit healthcare provider refuses to test everyone in an Ohio jail; and cases are spiking at Washington state’s Coyote Ridge Corrections Center.
COVID-19 could have been used to consolidate fascism in Brazil, but Bolsonaro’s own incompetence prevented this from happening.
With the slow pace of international climate negotiations, lawyers from Switzerland to San Francisco are increasingly filing lawsuits demanding action