Human Rights Violations Escalate for Iranian Women and Girls as the Country Violently Enforces the Mandatory Hijab Law.
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision and U.S. states regression on abortion access and criminalisation, international human rights law will be a crucial tool in regaining access to essential healthcare in the U.S.
So far, no one has been held accountable for the numerous crimes perpetrated by members of the now disbanded SARS unit.
The case of child soldiers is a clear example of role reversals, where victims become perpetrators. In many cases, these children start as victims of war crimes and end up becoming offenders of similar crimes to the ones they suffered before.
Japan has sparked a global debate with its recent announcement that it will begin releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean.
Crimes denounced by prisoners and protesters in recent years have taken place in the context of numerous demonstrations against the government.
The 66th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights is taking place between 13 July 2020 to 7 August.
The risk faced by these families and children whose lives have already been uprooted and arduous, is compounded by COVID-19 making them even more susceptible to this deadly virus.