Agnes Callamard

The area where the statue of Edward Colston stood is seen

Symbols of 'racist past' topple amid global BLM protests; New Zealand reports no active COVID-19 cases

A statue of a British slave trader in the UK and confederate statues in the US have been toppled or defaced as protesters demand a reckoning on systemic racism. Some Minneapolis City Council members said they will “begin the process of ending the Minneapolis Police Department." New Zealand has no active cases of COVID-19 in the country. Brasilia has become a new hotspot for the virus.

Symbols of 'racist past' topple amid global BLM protests; New Zealand reports no active COVID-19 cases
A Seattle police officer wears a "mourning band" for fallen officers over his badge, obscuring the badge number, as Seattle police guard the department headquarters downtown during a rally and march calling for a defunding of Seattle police, in Seattle, W

US may be violating international law in its response to protesters, UN expert says

US may be violating international law in its response to protesters, UN expert says
Several white candles are burning in front of a sign that reads, "Justice for Jamal Khashoggi."

Saudi sentences five to death, three to jail over Khashoggi murder

Saudi sentences five to death, three to jail over Khashoggi murder
Protesters hold signs with images of Saudi journalists on them

International community has 'failed' in the aftermath of Khashoggi's death

International community has 'failed' in the aftermath of Khashoggi's death
The Misk Foundation, founded and chaired by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, held a controversial event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday.

Saudi 'Youth Forum' at New York public library canceled after activists' outcry

Saudi 'Youth Forum' at New York public library canceled after activists' outcry