The Myanmar junta is responsible for crimes against humanity, murder, torture, and forced displacement of civilians and political leaders, according to a report by human rights agencies released Thursday. The report, co-authored by Fortify Rights and the Schell Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School, is focused primarily on the six months following [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rejected challenges to Texas’s new voting restrictions in three separate 2-1 decisions on Wednesday. The decisions are a continuation of what the Department of Justice (DOJ) has called “some of the strictest limitations in the nation on the right of certain citizens to receive voting assistance.” [...]

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The United Nations Tuesday urged the international community to take “concerted, immediate measures” to stop human rights violations and abuses in Myanmar. The report, released for the forty-ninth regular session of the UN Human Rights Council, details human rights violations by the Tatmadaw, the military of Myanmar. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle [...]

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