Aug 07, 2018

East Turkestan: Uyghurs Tell of Daily Human Rights Losses

Gene A Bunin, a writer and translator researching the Uyghur language, has spent the past 18 months meeting with more than 200 Uyghur restaurant workers all over China. Apart from the talks and stories about their daily lives, his conversations reveal how Uyghur Muslims endure constant repression, assimilation and marginalisation under Chinese rule. While government officials have fiercely tried to...

Aug 07, 2018

East Turkestan: Uyghurs Tell of Daily Human Rights...

Gene A Bunin, a writer and translator researching the Uyghur language, has spent the past 18 months meeting with more than 200 Uyghur restaurant workers all over China. Apart from the talks and stories...

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Aug 07, 2018

Ogaden: Somali Region President Finally Resigns...

Abdi Mohamoud Omar had been running his own violent sub-state entity in the Somali Region of Ethiopia for many years – having never been held accountable for his crimes. However, the recent violence...

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Aug 06, 2018

Sindh: Opposition Laments Rigging in Pakistan...

Alleging massive rigging in the Pakistani General Elections that took place on 25 July 2018, the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) and other allied parties have called for...

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Aug 06, 2018

Ogaden: African Rights Monitor Call on Ethiopia’s...

On 4 August 2018, the Ethiopian army launched a military intervention in Jijiga, thereby violating the principle of self-determination of the Ogaden Somali region. After decades of Ethiopian rule over...

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Aug 03, 2018

Afrikaners: Inhabitants of Kleinfontein Want to...

About 1,500 Boer and Afrikaner people live together in a small town in South Africa called Kleinfontein. Both groups of people are descendants of Belgian and Dutch settlers who have lived in this region...

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Aug 02, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Professor Awarded Prestigious...

This year [2018], the Fields Medal, one of the world’s most prestigious mathematical prizes, was handed to three individuals including Professor Caucher Birkar. An Iranian Kurd, Professor Birkar...

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Aug 02, 2018

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Violence Against Women...

Sexual violence against indigenous women and children in the Chittagong Hills Tracts remains a worrying trend, as another victim was found last week after an attack supposedly committed by Bengalis. Tensions...

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Aug 02, 2018

Oromo: New Report Confirms Repressive Trend in...

The release of a report on the human rights situation in Ethiopia by the Human Rights Council of Ethiopia (HRCO) sheds light on the repressive practices implemented by Addis Ababa against already marginalised...

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