Jul 27, 2018

Gilgit-Baltistan: No Vote for Region’s Inhabitants during Pakistani Elections

While on Wednesday, 25 July 2018, the population of Pakistan went to the polling stations for their election, the inhabitants of the Gilgit-Baltistan region were denied their democratic right. A disputed territory, Gilgit-Baltistan has been occupied by Pakistan for over half a century in clear violation of international law. Its people exist in a democratic vacuum, lacking both their own autonomous...

Jul 27, 2018

Gilgit-Baltistan: No Vote for Region’s Inhabitants...

While on Wednesday, 25 July 2018, the population of Pakistan went to the polling stations for their election, the inhabitants of the Gilgit-Baltistan region were denied their democratic right. A disputed...

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Jul 27, 2018

East Turkestan: China’s Human Rights Abuses...

China’s ongoing mistreatment of its Muslim Uyghur minority continues to escape the headlines, including in Muslim-majority nations. Although the forced assimilation campaign targets the Uyghurs’...

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Jul 26, 2018

Southern Mongolia: Historian Censored and Placed...

Inner Mongolian activists face constant Chinese Communist party (CPC) pressure in light of the current occupation of a part of their historical homeland. Lhamjab Borjigin is a clear example of this. Borjigin...

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Jul 26, 2018

Ambazonia: New OHCHR Statement On Cameroon Crisis...

A statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) was released on 25 July 2018 over the grave human rights situation in Cameroon. The statement notes in particular how the Cameroonian government...

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Jul 25, 2018

Ambazonia: Real Solutions Needed for a Complex...

Recent events in Ambazonia, with a conflict between Southern Cameroons and the government of Yaoundé that has brought thousands of people dead or displaced from this region since 2016, are starting...

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Jul 25, 2018

Ahwaz: Silence as a Cover for Repression

Following Mike Pompeo’s speech on 22 July [2018] in which the Secretary of State of the US expressed his concerns about the restriction of basic freedoms and the arrest of hundreds of civilians in...

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Jul 25, 2018

Pakistan: Violence’s Shadow Looms over National...

As election day arrives in Pakistan, concerns over possible manipulation and violence bring doubts about the step forward towards real democracy that this vote, according to some observers, brings. The...

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Jul 24, 2018

Ahwazi: Pompeo Underlines Ethno-Religious Diversity...

Michael Pompeo, United States Secretary of State, brought up the diversity of Iran at an event held for Iranian Americans on 22 July 2018. Pompeo noted that Iran’s current power-hungry regime is...

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