Jun 16, 2020

Sindh: Missing Activist's Body Found in Karachi

Today [16 June 2020], tortured and bullet riddled body of Sindhi political activist Niaz Lashari was found in front of Jinah Hospital, in Karachi. Niaz Lashari remained associated with Sindhi national movement for more than two decades. He was a member of the National Congress of now banned Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz – Arisar (JSQM-A). He was first abducted by the state agencies in April 2018 in...

Jun 16, 2020

Sindh: Missing Activist's Body Found in Karachi...

Today [16 June 2020], tortured and bullet riddled body of Sindhi political activist Niaz Lashari was found in front of Jinah Hospital, in Karachi. Niaz Lashari remained associated with Sindhi national...

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Jun 15, 2020

Balochistan: Pakistan Abducts 8 Baloch Youths...

A number of young Baloch men have reportedly been abducted by the Pakistani military from different regions of Pakistan's Balochistan province. After a number of raids, the young men were taken to a nearby...

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Jun 15, 2020

Haratin: Black Mauritanians Protest US Racial...

The recent protests in the U.S against racial injustices has resonated strongly within the Black Mauritanian community. Most members of the Haratin community based in the U.S have fled the West African...

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Jun 15, 2020

East Turkestan: Forced labour used in clothing...

Hundreds of global companies buy cotton and have goods made in Xinjiang, China, where over 1 million Uyghurs are estimated to be detained, many doing forced labour. Recently proposed US legislation targeting...

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Jun 12, 2020

Tibet: Native Police Applicants Rejected Over...

Tibetans seeking to work as auxiliary policy officers in Tibetan areas of China are being barred from employment over a wide array of concerns, a Tibetan advocacy group stated on Thursday. Reasons to refuse...

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Jun 11, 2020

West Papua: George Floyd Outrage Fuels Activi...

As the #BlackLivesMatter campaign has had a surge in activism over the outrage over the murder of George Floyd, many nations have joined in solidarity in protests. In Indonesia, civil rights activists...

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Jun 10, 2020

Gilgit-Baltistan: Millions At Risk From Melting...

Rapidly melting glaciers in Gilgit-Baltistan are causing many to fear that the region could be affected by severe flooding. According to a study published last year in the journal Science Advances,...

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Jun 10, 2020

Freedom of Religion: China, Iran, Pakistan, Nigeria,...

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has recently released its report on religious freedom around the world. Included in the report is an updated list of countries that...

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