The UN Assistance Mission to Iraq released a report this week that calls on the government of Iraq to ensure that women and girls who have survived sexual violence at the hands of ISIL receive care and protection. [OHCHR Press Release]
India’s Supreme Court ruled this week that the right to privacy is a fundamental right; the ruling also states that sexual orientation is protected by the right to privacy. [Asian Correspondent]
North Korea indicated this week that the country is building solid-fuel missiles, which can be launched faster and are easier to move. [New York Times]
A candidate for president in Liberia promised this week that he would establish a war crimes tribunal. [Africa News]
Last week, torture victims and the psychologists who helped create the United States Central Intelligence Agency’s interrogation program reached a settlement agreement in a lawsuit filed in 2015. [New York Times]
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