Gun control, human rights and aid benchmarks: This week in development news

The United Kingdom’s 0.7 percent commitment gets its day in Parliament, Human Rights Watch details a deadly Ethiopian crackdown, while lawmakers in the United States threaten to crack down on refugees, instead of on guns. This week in development news.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.