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A decision by South Korea's Constitutional Court to dissolve an opposition political party could have chilling consequences for freedom of expression and association in the country.

A record number of countries have thrown their weight behind a key UN General Assembly resolution calling for a moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty globally.

The rights of migrants are being trampled across the globe as they face economic exploitation, discrimination and racism in a range of countries.

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