Oct 07, 2019

Oromo: Athletes Raise Awareness of Human Rights Violations

Since 2001 Eritrea has become a militarized state where the government started arresting journalists and representatives who demanded democratic reforms for the country as well as to repress freedom of the press and expression. After the Rio Olympics in 2016, the world got to know about the struggle faced by the Oromo people thanks to the Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa who made a gesture of...

Oct 07, 2019

Oromo: Athletes Raise Awareness of Human Rights...

Since 2001 Eritrea has become a militarized state where the government started arresting journalists and representatives who demanded democratic reforms for the country as well as to repress freedom of...

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Oct 07, 2019

Balochistan: Enforced Disappearances of Women...

According to a recent report released by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, there has been an alarming increase in cases of enforced disappearances of women in Balochistan. Human rights observers...

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Oct 04, 2019

West Papua: Indonesian Government Uses Intimidation...

As the Indonesian government intensifies its crackdown on peaceful Papua activists seeking their integral right to self-determination, the state authorities attempt to silence a female human rights lawyer...

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Oct 04, 2019

Haratin: Head of State Consults Opposition Leader...

On Monday, October 2, newly elected head of state, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani received at length Biram Dah Abeid, parliamentarian and anti-slavery leader, who came second after last June's presidential election...

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Oct 04, 2019

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Indigenous Buddhists Become...

In recent years, Bangladesh has witnessed an alarming increase in religious discrimination against the Buddhist community. In Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), one of the country’s poorest regions, indigenous...

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Oct 02, 2019

Sindh: Children Urgently Need Education Plan

On 5 August 2019, Sindh’s minister for education and literacy was substituted soon after he presented a school education plan for the enrollment of 4.2 million out-of-school children, as a result...

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Sep 27, 2019

East Turkestan: Chair of DROI Releases Statement...

Voicing deep concern about the news of the imminent execution of renowned academic Tashpolat Tiyip, Maria Arena, the Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) of the European Parliament, issued...

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Sep 27, 2019

Tibet: Chinese Censorship of TikTok Extends to...

A leak revealed that the Chinese social network TikTok has clear instructions to censor videos mentioning certain topics sensitive to the Chinese government, amongst which “Tibetan independence”....

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