Jun 20, 2019

Tibet: Successful Campaign Against Google Search Engine in China

After growing pressure from Tibetan, Chinese and Uyghur rights activists, Google has announced that it will refrain from offering a search engine in the People’s Republic of China. Over the last 10 months, this broad coalition of activists raised its concerns about Google’s plans, known as ‘Project Dragonfly’. The activists argued that a Google search engine in China would compromise...

Jun 20, 2019

Tibet: Successful Campaign Against Google Search...

After growing pressure from Tibetan, Chinese and Uyghur rights activists, Google has announced that it will refrain from offering a search engine in the People’s Republic of China. Over the last...

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Jun 17, 2019

East Turkestan: Concerns Over Visit by UN Counterterrorism...

UN undersecretary general for counterterrorism Vladimir Voronkov has visited China’s Xinjiang province, which has become known for its detention centres in which over one million detained Uyghurs...

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Jun 17, 2019

Balochistan: Activist Urges Indian Prime Minister...

The President of the World Baloch Women’s Forum, Naela Quadri Baloch, has urged India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the ongoing brutalities in the Balochistan region perpetrated...

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Jun 13, 2019

Ogoni: MOSOP calls for social justice in Nig...

On the occasion of celebrations for Nigeria’s Democracy Day, which commemorates the restoration of democracy in the country, the MOSOP denounced the suffering of indigenous communities of the Niger...

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Jun 13, 2019

Kosovo: Marking 20 Years of Independence

U.S. President Bill Clinton, ex-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and former NATO commander Wesley Clark visited Pristina to take part in the celebrations for the anniversary of NATO intervention...

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Jun 12, 2019

Catalonia: Spanish Supreme Court to Issue Final...

Today [12 June 2019], the trial of 12 Catalan pro-independence leaders over their role in Catalonia’s 2017 independence bid is set to wrap up after four months of hearings. Although the Spanish supreme...

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Jun 12, 2019

Balochistan: Pakistani Military Continues its...

The Pakistani military has intensified its suppression of Baloch rights activists in what can be seen as a chilling crackdown on freedom of expression in the region. Seventy persons were abducted by the...

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Jun 12, 2019

Sindh: Half of HIV Patients Still Await Treat...

After previous reports of an unprecedented outbreak of HIV in the province of Sindh in Pakistan, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a report in which it documents that more than half of the...

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