UPDATE: Newly appointed Algerian Prime Minister Ayman Benabderrahmane is infected with COVID-19, Reuters reports. The prime minister will quarantine for seven days but continue performing his duties virtually.
A new dawn has come for religious freedom and human rights in Sudan. The government passed several laws that got rid of the country’s apostasy law, allow non-Muslims to drink alcohol, and criminalize female genital mutilation.
Minority populations in Turkey increasingly find themselves “on the outs” with authorities and society-at-large. Concerning the future of religious freedom in Turkey, “It’s not looking positive,” says Daniel Hoffman, Executive Director of Middle East Concern.
A decision made during peace talks earlier this week means, theoretically, Sudan’s deposed dictator will face the International Criminal Court on genocide charges. No one knows whether this monumental transfer will happen or not.