As of December 31, 3,280 institutions, or 13.09% of the country's schools, had been closed, affecting 511,221 students.
President Kais Saied has been facing severe criticism from opponents for sacking the government, suspending parliament, and later moving to rule by decree.
Washington has promised a year of action will follow the two-day gathering of over 100 leaders, but the event has been marred by questions over some invitees' democratic credentials and the absence of other nations who were not invited.
Japan and Britain said they will discuss a diplomatic boycott against the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics while Italy decided not to boycott the event.
Countries and international bodies have condemned Myanmar's conviction of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi on charges of incitement and breaching coronavirus restrictions.
The killing of at least 65 protesters in Myanmar’s biggest city of Yangon earlier this year was "planned" and premeditated, says Human Rights Watch.
Despite a promised amnesty, Taliban forces committed “unforgivable” acts in retaliation against ex-government officers, a recent report shows.
Around 2,000 Rohingya refugees will be transferred to Bhashan Char island, an area prone to powerful cyclones that have killed around one million people in the last 50 years.
While Belarus manufactured the refugee crisis situation, Poland shares responsibility for the acute suffering in the border area, the Human Rights Watch said.
The arrest of environmental lawyer Steven Donziger is yet another example of an ongoing pattern of corporations using the US legal system to intimidate advocacy organisations and activists.
The impunity enjoyed by the militias and continued collective punishment against Sunnis can only lead to civil war.
Israel has outlawed six prominent Palestinian human rights groups by declaring them terrorist organisations, in a major escalation of its decades-long crackdown on political activism in the occupied territories.
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