Pandemic’s dire global impact on education

Governments should act swiftly to redress the harm caused to children’s education in the wake of the unprecedented disruption from the Covid-19 pandemic, Human Rights Watch said in a report released this week. Human Rights Watch accompanied its report with an interactive feature exploring…

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Calls to free detained Thai democracy activists

Thai authorities should immediately release pro-democracy activists detained on charges of insulting the monarchy, Human Rights Watch said today. Prominent Thammasat University students Parit Chiwarak and Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul have been on hunger strike to protest their pre-trial detention, for 35 days and 21…

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Afghanistan: UN Should Ensure Women’s Full Role in Talks

Women should have full participation in the talks between Afghan government officials, opposition political leaders, and the Taliban under United Nations auspices, Human Rights Watch said last week. Human rights advocates in Afghanistan have raised concerns that women and victims’ organizations will be sidelined in…

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