A Tibetan student died after he set himself on fire outside a police station in Tsoe County in Kanlho prefecture last Wednesday to protest the Chinese governme
The Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama today said the time has come for all leaders of the world religions to be “more active” and “serous” in creating religious harmo
Polina Andrianova and Anna Abramova of the Russian LGBTI organization “Coming Out” (« Выход ») in St Petersburg.
By Conor Fortune, News Writer at Amnesty International, who recently returned from St Petersburg
Ekaterina Khomenko’s throat was slit when a street cleaner found her in a car with the engine still running Continue →
By Aaron Tovo, Amnesty International USA volunteer leader and Area Coordinator (Minnesota)
I’m going to New York this weekend to make history and to make change. And I’m not the only one.
On Sunday, 100,000+ people are expected to gather in New York for the largest climate march in history. We are Continue →
Lobsang Gendun, 21, a monk of the Drongsar Monastery, staged a lone protest disrupting official celebrations marking the 92nd anniversary of the establishment of the Communist Party of China on July 1, 2014 in P
Two Tibetans were sentenced to heavy jail terms for adding texts to a picture that they shared on WeChat, the China based popular messaging application, reported Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, who
Speaking on behalf of the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP), Tsering Tsomo, Executive Director of TCHRD highlighted the recent Chinese police firing on unarmed Tibetan protesters in Denma in Sershul County, Kardze Tibet
An encounter with the Nigerian security forces can be a dangerous thing.
The police and military routinely engage in beating people in their custody with whips, gun butts, machetes, batons, sticks, rods and cables. Rape and sexual assault are widespread Detainees can be shot in the leg, foot or hand during Continue →