17-21 DECEMBER 2018
The following media round up of international legal and foreign policy issues from around the world for the week of 17 - 21 December 2018.
The Guernica Group will provide weekly media updates from the International Criminal Court, European Court of Human Rights, United Nations, European Union and other sources. Should you wish to contribute or submit a media summary, opinion piece or blog, please send to Nenad Vucijak for consideration.
ENFORCED DISSAPEARENCE; WHERE ARE THEY?
AUSTRALIA 13 DECEMBER 2018
Inside Story: James- Rickeston, locked up in Cambodia
THAILAND 14 DECEMBER 2018
Hundreds of Thai Women Sold for Sex, US Prosecutors Say
SYRIA 14 DECEMBER 2018
‘Get out and tell the world’: Marie Colvin's life and death in Syria's war zone
War photographer Paul Conroy speaks to MEE about his friendship with Marie Colvin and the importance of reporting from the ground
CAMBODIA 17 December 2018
Fighting for a father's freedom
The decision to fly a drone over an anti-government rally landed James Ricketson in a Cambodian
prison for 15 months. This is the inside story of the Australian filmmaker's ordeal and the fallout for his family.
ROHINGYA 17 DECEMBER
Rupa Huq MP: We must insist upon human rights not just for the Rohingya, but also for the Bangladeshi people
British Government Ministers must do more to challenge Bangladesh’s behaviour as we approach their December general election, says Rupa Huq MP.
ROHINGYA 18 DECEMBER 2018
Myanmar commission calls for evidence of Rohingya abuse
But many Rohingya and members of the international community view the internal probe as a sham
NORTH KOREA 20 DECEMBER
U.N. Condemns North Korea's 'Widespread' Human Rights Violations
SAUDI ARABIA 21 DECEMBER 2018
Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia announces plans to reform security agencies
Reforms to the intelligence agencies will be overseen by Mohammed bin Salman, who has denied accusations of ordering the killing of Khashoggi
IRAQ 21 DECEMBER 2018
Dozens of bodies 'found in Islamic State mass grave' in Iraq
Resident of Al-Abbassi area of Hawija says Islamic State would execute civilians and throw them in a deep well where grave was discovered
CHINA 21 DECEMBER 2018
Beijing slams reports of forced labour in Muslim detention camps
AUSTRALIA - INTERNATIONAL 21 DECEMBER
'Thanks Australia': Detained refugee footballer says support keeps him strong
NICARAGUA 21 DECEMBER 2018
Nicaragua: Report by independent experts affirms that government of President Ortega has committed crimes against humanity
PALESTINE 11 DECEMBER 2018
'Maybe the devil got into my mind': Tackling depression in Palestine
Depressive behaviour in the face of daily trauma - like living under occupation - is normal. But Palestinians are not always at ease with it
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