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Sri Lankan Government Appoints Alleged Rights Abusers

Sri Lankan Government Appoints Alleged Rights Abusers

Appointments Should Factor into UN Human Rights Council Discussions   Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe appointed 37 new ministers to his government. In the latest alarming indication that his new administration is not committed to protecting human rights, ending impunity, or upholding the rule of law, three of the appointees are implicated in serious rights abuses. Sivanesathurai...

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Sexual Assaults in US Military Reach New Record

Sexual Assaults in US Military Reach New Record

The sharpest rise in assaults came in the army, up by 26 percent, followed by the navy, up 19 percent, and two percent each in the air force and marines. The number of sexual assaults in the US military increased by 13 percent in fiscal year 2021, reaching a record high, according to an annual report published Thursday by the Pentagon. The Department of...