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November 13-19, 2023: Week in Review

November 20, 2023

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HRRC News Briefs

November 15, 2023 - Fiery Riot at South Carolina Detention Center Raises Concerns in Ongoing Civil Rights Investigation

November 17, 2023 - Serious Abuses of Japanese Women in Prisons


Other Breaking Human Rights News

November 13, 2023

Philippine human rights campaigner granted bail (Reuters)

U.S. Gun Sale to Israeli Police Raises Human-Rights Concerns (Jared Malsin and Gordon Lubold, The Wall Street Journal)


November 14, 2023

Disinformation is setting us on a dark path. We need laws to protect us from billionaires, bigots, shysters and trolls (Alice Drury, The Guardian)

HRC’s 2023 Survey of Cities & Towns Shows Record Support for LGBTQ+ Residents, Despite Unprecedented Homophobic & Transphobic Rhetoric & Attacks by States (Laurel Powell, Human Rights Campaign)


November 15, 2023

The U.S. Touts Itself as a Global Leader in Human Rights. A New U.N. Report Says Otherwise. (Jamil Dakwar and Marwa Elessawy, ACLU)

Türk alarmed by reports of human rights abuses against Afghans forced to leave Pakistan (UN News)


November 16, 2023

Maldives File Declaration of Intervention in Myanmar Genocide Case at the International Court of Justice (Doughty Street Chambers)

World Court Rules Against Syria in Torture Case (Human Rights Watch)


November 17, 2023

UN Human Rights chief calls for independent investigation into Al-Shifa hospital claims (Andrew Carey and David Shortell, CNN)

Environmental groups urge funding halt for TotalEnergies' Mozambique project (Wendell Roelf, Reuters)


November 18, 2023

International backlash grows after move to strip Guatemalan president-elect's immunity (Brendan O'Boyle, Reuters)


November 19, 2023

U.S. lifts sanctions on Chinese police institute accused of human rights abuses (Emily Fang, NPR)

China: Allow Commemorations of ‘White Paper’ Protests (Human Rights Watch)


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