Oct 01, 2018

Ogaden: Former ‘Jail Ogaden’ Prison Commissioner Arrested

Shamaahiye Sheikh Farah, the former head of Ethiopia’s ‘Jail Ogaden’, which was infamous for the human rights abuses occurring there, has reportedly been arrested. The regional prison commissioner, Shamaahiye was in charge during some of the prison’s most criticised cases of torture and mistreatment against the political prisoners it housed, including rapes and a ‘month...

Oct 01, 2018

Ogaden: Former ‘Jail Ogaden’ Prison Commissioner...

Shamaahiye Sheikh Farah, the former head of Ethiopia’s ‘Jail Ogaden’, which was infamous for the human rights abuses occurring there, has reportedly been arrested. The regional prison...

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Oct 01, 2018

Ambazonia: Cameroonian State Imposes Curfew on...

1 October 2018 marks a year since Ambazonia declared its independence from francophone Cameroon. The Cameroonian state has used the local importance of this date as an excuse to impose a 48 hour curfew...

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Sep 28, 2018

Tibet: Case of Jailed Language Activist Reveals...

The verdict upheld by the Qinghai Higher People’s Court supported an earlier verdict sentencing Tashi Wangchuk, a Tibetan language advocate, to five years in jail. The verdict drew criticism from...

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Sep 28, 2018

Ogoni: MOSOP Remains Committed to Ogoni Bill of...

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has reaffirmed its commitment to the principles of the self-determination. This statement was released in light of the death of the MOSOP Coordinator...

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Sep 28, 2018

Ambazonia: European Union Abstains from Observing...

The EU has taken the position of not deploying election observes to the upcoming presidential elections in Cameroon. The polls, which are set to take place on 7 October, is the final episode in the busy...

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Sep 26, 2018

Ahwazi & Iranian Kurdistan: Cross National...

On 22 September 2018, four Ahwazi Arabs and one individual from the Luri minority group attacked the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) parade in the south-western city of Ahvaz. The Iranian government...

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Sep 26, 2018

East Turkestan: Canada and the United States Calls...

At the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Canada has challenged China on their treatment of the Muslim Uighur population and emphasised the importance of addressing human rights. It comes only...

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Sep 25, 2018

Sindh: National Language Declared as a Compulsory...

Sindhi was declared as a compulsory subject in all private schools of the province by its Education Minister. The compliance of the schools with the measure will be observed by a team of Directorate Sindh....

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