Enforced Disappearances

Jun 12, 2019

Balochistan: Pakistani Military Continues its Crackdown on Human Rights Activists

The Pakistani military has intensified its suppression of Baloch rights activists in what can be seen as a chilling crackdown on freedom of expression in the region. Seventy persons were abducted by the military and forcibly disappeared. These included students, women, and children. Some nationalist groups fighting for Balochistan’s independence have also claimed that the military often uses...

Jun 12, 2019

Balochistan: Pakistani Military Continues its...

The Pakistani military has intensified its suppression of Baloch rights activists in what can be seen as a chilling crackdown on freedom of expression in the region. Seventy persons were abducted by the...

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Jun 05, 2019

East Turkestan: U.S. Bill to Sanction Chinese...

In the face of the continuing crackdown on Uyghur Muslims in the Chinese province of Xinjiang, Uyghur rights advocates have been urging the U.S. Congress to ratify the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of...

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Jun 04, 2019

30 Years After Tiananmen Square: The Endurance...

30 years ago, in the spring of 1989, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Beijing and assembled at Tiananmen Square, demanding democracy, freedom of speech and an end to the widespread...

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May 15, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Commemorations of Victims of Deportation...

As 2019 marks the 75thanniversary of the widescale deportation of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union in 1944, a series of events will be held throughout Ukraine to commemorate the victims. The Crimean...

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May 03, 2019

Tibet: Four Detained by Chinese Authorities for...

Four Tibetans are currently detained in China for calling upon the Chinese authorities to release Tibetan spiritual leader the Panchen Lama, who is believed to have been in Chinese custody for almost 24...

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Apr 26, 2019

Ahwazi Arabs: 11 Flood Relief Volunteers Arrested...

As violent floods were hitting the region of Al-Ahwaz, volunteers gathered to help the victims. 11 of them have been arrested for unknown reason by agents of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Intelligence...

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Apr 26, 2019

East Turkestan: Scholars Around the World Unite...

Nader Hashemi, a University of Denver Professor and director of the Center for Middle East Studies of the university, put on an event to show solidarity with the Uyghur situation. This event and others...

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Feb 27, 2019

East Turkestan: Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed Bin...

Last Friday, Saudi Arabia’s prince met with Chinese officials in China. As the prince presents himself as the defender of the Muslim religion worldwide, Uighur groups called on him to pressure China...

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