EU urges Israel to 'refrain from using lethal force' against unarmed Palestinian protesters; The latest deaths brings to 32 the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in protests since late March. More than 1,600 have been wounded by live rounds in the past three weeks
The United States is calling out North Korea, China, Russia and Iran as "morally reprehensible governments" that violate human rights on a near-daily basis. But the State Department's "Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2017" also cited improvements in some countries' records, including Liberia, Uzbekistan and Mexico. VOA's Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine has more from the State Department.