Human Rights

Tibetan student immolates self in Tsoe

by Phayul Latest News on September 21, 2014

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
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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
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Thailand: End Crackdown on Academic Freedom

by Human Rights Watch on September 19, 2014

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A Time to Grieve and a Time to Dance

by Guest Writer on September 19, 2014

Polina Andrianova and Anna Abramova of the Russian LGBTI organization “Coming Out” (« Выход ») in St Petersburg.

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 →

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300.000 signatures for Shell

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 →

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A lone protester sentenced to 10years in prison

by Phayul Latest News on September 19, 2014

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
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WeChat leads to arrest of two Tibetans

by Phayul Latest News on September 19, 2014

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
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TCHRD raises Tibet at the 27th UN Human Rights Council

by Phayul Latest News on September 19, 2014

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
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Belgium/Liberia: War Crimes Arrest Major Step for Justice

by Human Rights Watch on September 19, 2014

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Torture, the Way of Life for the Nigerian Security Forces

by Adotei Akwei on September 18, 2014

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 →

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Bulgaria: New Evidence Syrians Forced Back to Turkey

by Human Rights Watch on September 17, 2014

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Saudi Arabia: No Women on Asian Games Team

by Human Rights Watch on September 17, 2014

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