Sep 03, 2019

West Papua: Indonesian Security Forces Fire on Peaceful Demonstrators

The Indonesian police is responding with increased violence to weeks of protests in West Papua that call for an end to the systemic discrimination and abuse of West Papuans by Indonesian authorities. Since then, these protests have grown into a large-scale movement calling for West Papuan independence. After an earlier shutdown of internet access across West Papua, the police are now resorting to more...

Sep 03, 2019

West Papua: Indonesian Security Forces Fire on...

The Indonesian police is responding with increased violence to weeks of protests in West Papua that call for an end to the systemic discrimination and abuse of West Papuans by Indonesian authorities. Since...

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Sep 02, 2019

Balochistan: Hundreds of Baloch Rights Activists...

According to various human rights watchdogs, hundreds of Baloch persons have been forcibly disappeared and killed by the Pakistani security forces as part of a state policy known as kill and dump. The...

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Sep 02, 2019

Kosovo: Human Rights Activists Mark the International...

On the International Day of the Disappeared, hundreds of protestors took to the streets in Kosovo to express frustration over the continued uncertain fates of the over 1600 people gone missing during the...

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Aug 29, 2019

Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan-Run Kashmir Faces Human...

While Indian administered Kashmir is facing a severe lockdown and being stripped of its autonomy, its Pakistan-occupied counterpart has been in a constitutional grey-zone for 70 years and suffers from...

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Aug 29, 2019

Ambazonia: Cameroon and Nigeria Must Work Together...

In October 2017, the Anglophone regions of Cameroon- known as Ambazonia or Southern Cameroons- suffered heavy government suppression following mass protests in favour of autonomy or independence. The resulting...

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Aug 28, 2019

West Papua: Protests Spotlight Demand for Independence...

One week after the violent suppression of demonstrations in the region, protesters gathered once again on Monday in order to denounce racism and reiterate demands for self-determination. While West Papuan...

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Aug 28, 2019

East Turkestan: Xinjiang's Voiceless Protests...

In the past weeks, the inhabitants of the Xinjiang region successfully staged a silent protest on social media that reached the outside world in spite of all surveillance and censorship. Dozens of people...

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Aug 26, 2019

Sindh: Cabinet approves draft bill on women agricultural...

The draft of the Sindh Women Agricultural Workers Bill 2019, which aims at empowering the women of the rural swathes of the province and improving their social security, was approved on Saturday by the...

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