Sep 15, 2017

Khmer Krom & Hmong: Vietnam’s Largest Graft Case in History Unearths Social Injustices Towards Minorities

The Communist Party of Vietnam reportedly cracks down on corruption in an effort to brush up its own image. Zooming in on a case which involves more than fifty 50 bankers, CPV claims to have taken decisive actions to fight for social justice and equality. Meanwhile, national minorities such as the Khmer Krom and Hmong continue to suffer under widespread abuse, discrimination and social injustice. For...

Sep 15, 2017

Khmer Krom & Hmong: Vietnam’s Largest Graft...

The Communist Party of Vietnam reportedly cracks down on corruption in an effort to brush up its own image. Zooming in on a case which involves more than fifty 50 bankers, CPV claims to have taken decisive...

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Sep 15, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: Human Rights Groups Decry Murders...

On the occasion of the regular session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, international and Kurdish human rights groups urged Iran to put an end to extrajudicial killings of Kurdish civilians. In particular,...

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Sep 14, 2017

Uyghurs: China Operates Political and Ideological...

Photo Courtesy of  Peter Morgan @Flickr.com Since April 2017, Chinese authorities have been running political and ideological re-education camps. In addition to the restrictions that the Uyghurs...

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Sep 13, 2017

Haratin: US Anti-Slavery Activists Denied Entry...

Photo Courtesy of MenaFN   Mauritanian authorities refused to grant visas to a group of twelve American anti-slavery activists at their arrival in Nouakchott on Sunday, 10 September 2017. The human...

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Sep 13, 2017

Taiwan: Taipei Urges UN to Promote Country’s...

Photo Courtesy of Focus Taiwan   Taipei has called on the United Nations to include Taiwan in international discussions, meetings and conferences. Deputy Foreign Minister Paul Chang urged the organization...

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Sep 12, 2017

Crimean Tatars: Community Leader Sentenced to...

Photo courtesy of KHPG On Monday 11 September 2017, Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz was sentenced to eight years in prison. Akthem Chiygoz had been one of the leading voices against the annexation...

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Sep 12, 2017

Brazil: Massacre Highlights Increasing Threat...

Photo Courtesy of Eduardo Fonseca Arraes @Flickr.com The recent massacre of ten members of an uncontacted Amazonian tribe in Brazil constitutes another example of the failure of the Brazilian...

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Sep 11, 2017

Ogaden: ONLF in a Stranglehold: In Between Security...

Photo courtesy of Horn Observer On 23 August 2017, Mr Abdikarin Sheikh Muse, an executive committee member of ONLF, was arrested by Somali forces  while he was accompanying his young niece to Mogadishu,...

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