Oct 04, 2019

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Indigenous Buddhists Become Latest Victims of Religious Discrimination in Bangladesh

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 Buddhists have become the latest victim of religious discrimination. According to reports, the Buddhist community of CHT has been subject to land grabbing and mass Muslim migration due to their...

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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Sep 26, 2019

Tibet: Key U.S. Legislation Protects Tibetans'...

In what can be seen as a huge step towards protecting freedom of religion in Tibet, a recent Bill was introduced in the U.S. Congress that would potentially penalize Chinese officials trying to name a...

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Sep 23, 2019

Catalonia: Nine Pro-Independence Activists Arrested...

Today [23 September 2019], nine Catalan pro-independence activists have been arrested by the Spanish police for allegedly planning violent actions ahead of Catalonia’s Independence Day celebrations....

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Sep 23, 2019

West Papua: United Nations Experts Urge Indonesia...

Against the backdrop of a recent surge in protests in West Papua against the systemic oppression and marginalisation of West Papuans, Indonesian authorities have cracked down on the protest movement by...

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Sep 22, 2019

Compromised Space: Chechen Refugees at Risk in...

After surviving several assassination attempts over the past years, Zelimkhan Khangoshvili was killed in Germany last month [August 2019]. This is one example of the systemic threatening, torture and targeted...

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