Breaking News

Type & Hit Enter
Logo

Category Human Rights

images

Vietnam: Drop Charges, Release Democracy Activists

(New York) – The Vietnamese government should immediately drop all charges and release rights activists Vu Quang Thuan, Nguyen Van Dien, and Tran Hoang Phuc, Human Rights Watch said today. The...

Read More
images

Lao PDR: the ICJ criticizes new Decree on Associations

Today, the ICJ and other human rights groups urged changes to a new law in Lao PDR that would enable violations of freedom of association and other human rights. The groups sent an open letter to...

Read More
images

Fighting Terrorism by Supporting Human Rights

Fighting Terrorism by Supporting Human Rights Governments that sponsor or condone violence or discrimination against their own people are more likely to see extremism grow in their country. If left...

Read More
images

Thailands Lawless Junta Versus Yingluck Shinawatra: Using Courts to Punish Political Opponents

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra failed to show Friday for the verdict in her show trial by the military junta which seized power three years ago. The Supreme Court postponed its...

Read More
images

FEMALE ACTIVIST SENTENCED TO NINE YEARS IN PRISON

Labour and land rights activist Trần Thị Nga was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment on 25 July 2017 for “conducting propaganda” against the state under Article 88 of the...

Read More
images

Myanmar Military Files Second Lawsuit Against Yangon Editor And Columnist

Myanmar’s military on Friday filed a lawsuit in Yangon against the editor and columnist of an independent newspaper under the country’s Media Law in the first such case in which...

Read More