Business, Development and Human Rights

Jun 20, 2018

East Turkestan: “Re-education" Camps And Cultural Cleansing

The Chinese government has placed around one million Uyghurs in “re-education" camps in an attempt to culturally cleanse the so-called Uyghur Autonomous Region of its Muslim population. As evidenced by satellite imagery, even more of these camps are reportedly being rapidly assembled. Despite international pressure, more and more Uyghurs are being rounded up and sent to these camps, simply for...

Jun 20, 2018

East Turkestan: “Re-education" Camps And...

The Chinese government has placed around one million Uyghurs in “re-education" camps in an attempt to culturally cleanse the so-called Uyghur Autonomous Region of its Muslim population. As evidenced...

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Jun 19, 2018

Brazil: Annual Indigenous Summit to Discuss Environmental...

Indigenous leaders from nine Amazon countries are meeting between 18 and 22 June 2018 in Macapá to discuss the main issues faced by indigenous peoples in the Amazon region. The participants will...

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Jun 14, 2018

Crimean Tatars: 60 MEPs call for EU Governments...

60 Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have signed the open letter initiated by German MEP Rebecca Harms, an expert on Eastern Europe from the Greens/European Free Alliance (EFA) group, calling for a...

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Jun 13, 2018

Brazil: More than 3000 Indigenous People Gather...

Brazilian indigenous people have been facing a series of political setbacks under Michel Temer’s administration. The reluctance of the government to formally recognise indigenous lands and the criminalisation...

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Jun 12, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Day 22 of Oleg Sentsov’s Hunger...

Today marks the twenty-second day that filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is on hunger strike, demanding the release of 64 Ukrainian citizens who are currently being detained.The majority of the 64 are Crimean Tatars who...

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Jun 12, 2018

Haratin: The Caste System and the Journeys of...

Despite making slavery formally illegal in 1981, Mauritania’s enduring caste system pushes the marginalized Haratin people further into poverty and banishes a considerable number of them to lives...

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Jun 06, 2018

Taiwan: Beijing Pressures Qantas Airline to List...

To Australia’s disappointment, Qantas stated on Monday June 4 2018 that it would comply with China’s request to list  Taiwan as Chinese territory. China has exerted similar pressure on...

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Jun 05, 2018

Ogoni : Clean-Up Procedure Criticised by MOSOP...

Ogoni heartlands have been subject to ruthless natural resource exploitation and environmental degradation.  Part of the ongoing reconciliation between the Ogoni, the Nigerian authorities and the...

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