Business, Development and Human Rights

Jul 29, 2019

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Keep Demolishing Buddhist Religious Centres

Chinese authorities have recently started the demolition of the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Centre, where Buddhist ethics and spiritual teachings have traditionally been practiced. Many of those expelled from this temple are now being held in detention and subjected to political re-education and beatings. Despite more than 40 petitions appealing for a halt of the destruction, these...

Jul 29, 2019

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Keep Demolishing Buddhist...

Chinese authorities have recently started the demolition of the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Centre, where Buddhist ethics and spiritual teachings have traditionally been practiced. Many of those...

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Jul 26, 2019

Hmong: Suffering of the Hmong Highlighted During...

On 15 July 2019, the Captive Nations Summit was held in Washington D.C. to recognize peoples suffering under the oppression of communist and other totalitarian regimes. It provided US policy-makers...

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Jul 25, 2019

Madhesh: Nepalese Lawmakers Discuss Relief and...

Ever since the region was given to Nepal by the East India Company, the Madhesh people have faced discrimination by the Nepalese government and there has been an increased call for more autonomy in the...

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Jul 23, 2019

UNPO Event in Washington D.C Discusses How the...

On 17 July 2019, UNPO held a side-event to the US Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom titled ‘Pakistan as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC) under the International Religious Freedom Act...

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Jul 19, 2019

Sindh: Resolution Demands End to Forced Conversion...

In the face of recent reports that document the widespread occurrence of forced conversions of Hindu girls in Pakistan’s Sindh province, the Sindh Assembly has now passed a resolution demanding...

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Jul 17, 2019

US Official at Ministerial: Religious Persecution...

With 80% of the global population not free to practice their faith, sometimes even facing persecution for it, the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington D.C. served as an important reminder...

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Jul 16, 2019

Pakistan silent on Chinese rights violations of...

Reports are surfacing indicating that Pakistan is failing to protect its religious minorities and unrepresented people subject to human rights violations in China. Up to 200 Uyghur women who are the wives...

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Jul 15, 2019

China's Overseas Investments - Geopolitical...

In recent times, there appears to be a tremendous increase in China’s overseas investments, stretching from the Middle East to North Africa and Southeast Asia, in what is now known as the Belt and...

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