President Trump has returned from his trip to Asia, which included stops in China. NPR's Scott Simon highlights some of the dissidents Trump didn't mention on the trip.
In August, a Rohingya militant group attacked Myanmar security forces, leading to retribution. Since then, hundreds of thousands have fled to Bangladesh. Some believe the militants went too far.
The plaintiffs include transgender people who are currently serving in the military and transgender people who wish to serve but are no longer able to do so because of the ban.
Officials say Liu Xia is "free" but foreign reporters who've sought her out say they were harassed by security officials. Friends say her isolation during house arrest has thrown her into depression.
The violence in the Kasai region erupted last August when the military killed a local chief. The Catholic Church reported the death toll, and the U.N. says the situation there has grown more complex.
Two gay men tell NPR they were kidnapped, beaten and interrogated in Chechnya before they were able to find refuge in Moscow. Human Rights Watch warns that Chechnya is conducting an "anti-gay purge."
It's one of the largest human rights class-action settlements in Australian history. The Manus Island camp, an all-male facility, has for years been blasted by rights groups for its conditions.
"It is essential that this council address its chronic anti-Israel bias, if it is to have any credibility," U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said and noted human rights abuses in Venezuela.
The court order targets the secular National Democratic Action Society. Human rights groups are decrying the court order, saying it amounts to a de facto ban on all opposition in the country.