1. Kosovo’s Prime Minister resigns after being invited for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 war.

Click to Read – The Guardian

  1. Cameroonian security forces alleged to have killed at least four civilians and raped one woman since mid-June 2019 during security operations in the North-West region. 

Click to Read – Human Rights Watch

  1. Per the report of Human Rights Watch, Iraqi authorities have failed to ensure for almost 30 years that Basra residents have sufficient safe drinking water, resulting in on-going health concerns.

Click to Read – Human Rights Watch

  1. Per the report of Human Rights Watch, Kuwait’s State Security agency arrested at least 15 activists from the stateless Bidun community over the past week, after they organized a peaceful sit-in at al-Hurriya Square in al- Jahra town near Kuwait City on July 12, 2019, in response to the death of Ayed Hamad Moudath.

Click to Read – Human Rights Watch

  1. In another development that tightens the authorities’ stranglehold on Kazakhstan’s independent labor movement, a Kazakh court on Wednesday sentenced Erlan Baltabay, a trade union leader affiliated with the now-closed Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Kazakhstan (KNPRK), to seven years in and banned him from engaging in civic activities, such as trade union activism, for seven years.

Click to Read – Human Rights Watch

  1. Indonesian police senselessly detain and charge a woman with a mental health condition with charges of blasphemy after she enters a mosque in Bogor, a Jakarta suburb, wearing shoes and accompanied by her dog.

Click to Read – Human Rights Watch

  1. Human and Civil Rights groups write to oppose the Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2019 as it is feared that the said laws would contribute to the growing overcriminalization in federal criminal law.

Click to Read – Human Rights Watch

  1. As the number of people on the planet continues to rise, UN Secretary-General António Guterres marked World Population Day by highlighting the close link between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and demographic trends – urging everyone to “unlock opportunities for those left behind and help pave the way for sustainable, equitable and inclusive development for all”.

Click to Read – UN News

  1. According to eight UN Human Rights experts, despite repeated calls, Iran continues to deny medical treatment to detainees in what amounts to “a consistent pattern”.

Click to Read – UN News

  1. UN Secretary-General António Guterres expresses solidarity with victims of extremist attacks in Africa saying that “Trauma from terrorism” hurts families, communities and destabilizes entire regions.

Click to Read – UN News


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