Business, Development and Human Rights

Jun 08, 2020

Chittagong Hill Tracts: HR Report June

On 5 June 2020, the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti released its latest monthly report on the human rights situation of the Jumma people in Chittagong Hill Tracts. Overall, the report notes the following abuses: "1 person injured, 1 tortured inhumanly under custody, searched at least 60 houses for nothing, rampaged 4 makeshifts at Jum cultivation plots, prevention in building a temple,...

Jun 08, 2020

Chittagong Hill Tracts: HR Report June

On 5 June 2020, the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti released its latest monthly report on the human rights situation of the Jumma people in Chittagong Hill Tracts. Overall, the report notes...

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Jun 08, 2020

West Papua: Harsh Prison Sentences for Protes...

Indonesian prosecutors have demanded a 17-year prison sentence for West Papuan activist Buchtar Tabuni. Tabuni is one of seven political prisoners who have been trialled in East Kalimantan. The accusations...

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Jun 03, 2020

Southern Mongolia: Herders protest Land Seizu...

More than 400 Southern Mongolian herders have protested against the Chinese government's decision to seize their land in the name of "nature conservancy", with more than 200 having been arrested. The protesters,...

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May 26, 2020

MEPs and Experts Discuss EU's Business and...

On 22 May 2020, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) held a webinar to introduce its latest report A Tale of Three Ports - The Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on Unrepresented...

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May 24, 2020

East Turkestan: Uyghurs in Turkey fearful of China's...

Displaced Uyghurs in Turkey are becoming more fearful of growing Chinese influence over Turkey due to financial agreements between the two countries, even though Turkey has become a safe haven for Uyghurs...

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May 22, 2020

BRI: Pakistan Banning China-Critical Voices

The Pakistani government has recently banned a political party that has voiced criticism over China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The initiative has brought massive Chinese investment into Pakistan...

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May 20, 2020

Tibet: UN Urges China to elease HR Defender

Experts at the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights of the UN (OHCHR) have condemned China for its imprisonment of A-Nya Sengdra, a Tibetan human rights defender, which are part of a wider...

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May 15, 2020

East Turkestan: US Senate approves Uyghur HR ...

On 14 May the US Senate approved a bill titled ‘Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020’ which condemns the Chinese Communist Party for forcibly detaining more than 2 million ethnic Muslims...

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