Business, Development and Human Rights

Sep 03, 2020

Tibet: HR Report August 2020

The Central Tibetan Administration, based in Dharamsala, India, has released its August 2020 newsletter on the human rights situation in Tibet. As mentioned in the newsletter, the human rights situation in Tibet remains tentative, with many people being arrested, including a Tibetan community leader and his nephew, who were arrested in Qinghai's Tridu county after they urged fellow local...

Sep 03, 2020

Tibet: HR Report August 2020

The Central Tibetan Administration, based in Dharamsala, India, has released its August 2020 newsletter on the human rights situation in Tibet. As mentioned in the newsletter, the human rights situation...

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Sep 03, 2020

Tibet: US Secretary of State Slams Beijing's...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condemned Xi Jinping’s newly announced policy to ‘sinicise’ Tibet, which the Central Tibetan Administration has called “an attempt by China’s...

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Aug 17, 2020

Barotse Political Leader Dies in Zambian Pris...

One of the three political leaders of Barotseland, Likando Pelekelo (65), who had been imprisoned for advocating independence for Barotseland, has died in a prison in Zambia. The circumstances of the death...

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Jul 28, 2020

East Turkestan: Despite Growing International...

The increasing evidence of severe human rights abuses perpetrated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) against the Uyghur minority population in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China has left many countries...

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Jul 20, 2020

Iran: Protests Facing "Swift and Brutal ...

Demonstrations across Iran last Thursday and Friday have been violently suppressed, continuing a trend of the use of extreme force to quell dissent among the Iranian public. According to Iranian Human...

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Jul 19, 2020

Gilgit Baltistan: Diamer Dam Is China's Way...

The construction of the Diamer Dam in the Gilgit Baltistan region is being seen as a way for China to counter growing Indian influence in the region by cementing its economic and infrastructure ties with...

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Jul 17, 2020

Over 60 Canadian Lawmakers Call For Sanctions...

Over 60 Canadian lawmakers called for Magnitsky law sanctions against Chinese officials responsible for alleged human rights abuses in Hong Kong, Tibet, and Xinjiang in an open letter addressed to the...

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Jul 16, 2020

Balochistan: Pakistan Extends Chinese Mining Contract...

Last week, the Pakistani government allowed a Chinese mining company access to continue its copper and gold extraction in the Balochistan province of Pakistan, having renewed its contract for a further...

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