Jan 09, 2018

East Turkestan: American Congressional Executive Commission on China Warns of Worsening Situation in Xinjiang

Photo courtesy of Evgeni Zotov The United States Congressional Executive Commission on China (CECC) has issued a statement on the current human rights situation of Uyghurs living in the northwest of China, which – according to claims made therein – has significantly deteriorated since the 2017 CECC report on this same issue had been released last year. In this statement CECC Chairman,...

Jan 09, 2018

East Turkestan: American Congressional Executive...

Photo courtesy of Evgeni Zotov The United States Congressional Executive Commission on China (CECC) has issued a statement on the current human rights situation of Uyghurs living in the northwest of China,...

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Jan 09, 2018

Somaliland: Parliament Passes Bolder Anti-Rape...

Photo courtesy of Direct Relief The country of Somaliland has passed a law against rape. As rape cases in Somaliland have become more brutal and numbers have risen, lawmakers hope that the new law will...

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Jan 09, 2018

Taiwan: Does China Plan to Take Over the State?...

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Jan 05, 2018

Tibet: Tashi Wangchuk on Trial for Advocating...

Photo courtesy of IM Swedish Development Partner @Flickr Tibetan language and culture advocate, Tashi Wangchuk, has on 4 January 2018 been put on trial for separatist charges by China but no verdict has...

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Jan 05, 2018

Haratin: IRA Protest Brutally Shut down by Mauritanian...

Photo courtesy of Celina Sky @Flickt On Tuesday 2 January 2018, nine members of the Initiative for the Resurgence of Abolitionism in Mauritania (IRA) were arrested when a peaceful protest in Nouakchott...

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Jan 05, 2018

West Papua: Civilians Injured by Indonesian Security...

Photo courtesy of Matt Brown @Flickr In the course of the Indonesian military’s «sweeping operations» in West Papua, five West Papuans were hit by gunfire and further four were...

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Jan 05, 2018

Enforced Disappearances of Baloch People Continue...

Over the past several months, the Baloch people have become victims of intensified brutality by Pakistani forces and numerous abductions across Balochistan continue to instill fear among local communities....

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Jan 05, 2018

Brazil Surprisingly Ceases Construction of Environmentally...

The Brazilian government has officially announced that it would call an end to its previous mega-dam building policy, including the construction of several large dams in the Amazon region. Those dams that...

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