Extrajudicial killings
Bolivian government rejects far-right destabilization attempts and other stories

Today we look at right-wing protests in Bolivia and the repeal of Law 1386, a leaked report on police violence during Nigeria’s #EndSARS protests, and more

Food crisis worsens in Afghanistan amid major drought and rising poverty and other stories

Today we look at the hunger crisis in Afghanistan amid a severe drought; a strike against insecurity and critical fuel shortages in Haiti, and more

Senate probe seeks to charge Jair Bolsonaro as COVID deaths cross 600k and other stories

Today we look at an upcoming senate report on the Brazilian government’s COVID-19 response, the trial of Egyptian officers in the murder of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, and more

Amid growing healthcare crisis Sri Lanka declares food emergency

The food emergency decree gives the Gotabaya Rajapaksa-led government sweeping powers to seize stocks of essential items such as rice, paddy, and sugar. The government has extended the nationwide lockdown till September 13

Egypt HRW report HRW calls for sanctions against Egypt over spate of extrajudicial killings

The human rights group also called for the UN to create an investigating and monitoring mechanism for the rapidly degrading human rights situation in Egypt due to the government’s widespread rights violations

Protests across the Philippines condemn rights abuses under Duterte and other stories

Today we look at protests against repression and rights abuses in the Philippines, the ‘Kisan Sansad’ sit-in set up by Indian farmers amid the ongoing struggle, and more

Haiti’s de facto president Jovenel Moïse killed in overnight attack and other stories

Today we look at the killing of Haiti’s de facto president Jovenel Moïse, soldiers accused of killing civilians as part of Colombia’s false positives case and more

Duterte’s plan to arm vigilantes; activists and lawmakers cry foul

The Philippines president suggested that he is open to arm pro-government vigilantes as “power multipliers,” which was received with widespread condemnation from activists, opposition and even allies

Filipino forces kill Indigenous people as state violence continues and other stories

Today we look at the massacres of Indigenous people by armed forces in the Philippines, violence against civilians by Myanmar’s junta forces, and more

Investigation confirms Ugandan forces shot unarmed people in November and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into police killings during the November protests in Uganda, the lockout of ExxonMobil workers in the US, and more

ahmed-erekat extrajudicial killing Fact-finding report calls Ahmed Erekat’s killing by Israeli soldiers “extrajudicial execution” 

27-year-old Ahmed Erekat was killed on June 23 last year at a checkpoint in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank by Israeli soldiers. His body has still not been handed over to his family

Father booked under anti-terror law in Kashmir for demanding teenage son’s dead body

Following the killing of his son along with two other young men in Srinagar, Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, has been protesting for over a month demanding that his son’s dead body be handed over. On February 8, the police charged him and a few others under the draconian anti-terror law

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