Easing the suffering of millions of civilians affected by Syria’s ongoing armed conflict must be a top priority for world leaders meeting at the G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg.
World leaders gathering in St. Petersburg this week must condemn Russia’s draconian homophobic law and do all in their power to persuade authorities to scrap it.
Fiji’s proposed new constitution falls far short of international standards of human rights law and is another step backwards in guaranteeing human rights protection for all.
Using chemical weapons against civilians is never acceptable. Sadly, this is only the latest reprehensible crime in a conflict that has already claimed tens of thousands of lives.