Human interest

Journalist detained for cross-checking an alleged US1.5 million fraud

The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has called for the release of managing editor of Times SL Newspaper.

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Where Brexit will leave the UK’s human rights diplomacy

When looking at themes, the UK tends to participate in dialogues on civil and political rights for certain, specified groups. So of the 12 dialogues on violence against women across the 38 session of the HRC that we studied, the UK participated in nine, and five out of a total of seven dialogues on discrimination against women

Gambia Brings Genocide Case Against Myanmar

The Gambia’s case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for violating the Genocide Convention, filed on November 11, 2019, will bring the first judicial scrutiny of Myanmar’s campaign of murder, rape, arson, and other atrocities against Rohingya Muslims, 10 nongovernmental organizations said.