Sep 05, 2019

Sindh: The Alarming State of Religious Minorities and the Increasing Practice of Forced Conversions of Hindu Women to Islam

In another case adding to the growing practice of forced conversions of Hindu girls to Islam, a young girl named Renuka Kumari was allegedly kidnapped and forcefully converted to Islam in Pakistan’s Sindh province. The forced conversion and marriage of young Hindu girls to older Muslim men has become an increasingly worrying practice in rural Sindh which has led to many Hindu leaders holding...

Sep 05, 2019

Sindh: The Alarming State of Religious Minorities...

In another case adding to the growing practice of forced conversions of Hindu girls to Islam, a young girl named Renuka Kumari was allegedly kidnapped and forcefully converted to Islam in Pakistan’s...

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Sep 04, 2019

Ambazonia: Ambazonian Leaders Appeal Convicti...

A military court has sentenced ten representatives of the Ambazonian Interim Government in Cameroon to life imprisonment following a speedy trial and conviction, which cast serious doubt on the impartiality...

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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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