Blaming the Victim for Sexual Violence in Pakistan

15 September 2020, 10:20 am by antelove

Blaming the Victim for Sexual Violence in Pakistan
A police chief’s attempt to blame the survivor of the assault prompted demands not only for reforming the police response to sexual violence cases, but for women’s rights in general.

Belarus protests show no sign of fading as 100,000 turn out in Minsk

8 September 2020, 2:33 am by antelove

Belarus protests show no sign of fading as 100,000 turn out in Minsk
Huge protests have taken place across Belarus against the embattled regime of Alexander Lukashenko, with demonstrators marching on the president’s residence in the capital, Minsk, for a fourth weekend in a row.

Uighurs in Japan call for action to end forced labor in Xinjiang

8 September 2020, 1:59 am by antelove

Uighurs in Japan call for action to end forced labor in Xinjiang
Japan is expected to disclose its guidelines based on the U.N.’s guiding principles on business and human rights by the end of this year.

It’s time the EU ended the cynical stalling game endangering lives in the Mediterranean

8 September 2020, 12:39 am by antelove

It’s time the EU ended the cynical stalling game endangering lives in the Mediterranean
The European Union’s coastguard, Frontex, has long stopped patrolling anywhere near where endangered migrants might need them, so rescue vessels operated by non-governmental groups, as well as passing merchant ships, are filling this humanitarian gap.

Xinjiang: Why Muslim-Majority Countries Are Silent

4 September 2020, 4:54 pm by antelove

Xinjiang: Why Muslim-Majority Countries Are Silent
Uyghurs are members of a Turkic-speaking ethnic group, mainly Muslims, with historic and cultural ties to Central Asian countries.

China has time to U-turn on Uyghur Muslim problem

4 September 2020, 4:47 pm by antelove

China has time to U-turn on Uyghur Muslim problem — Rais Hussin
Granted that China's Belt and Road Initiative involves 67 countries, of which 30 of them are predominantly Muslim, it is high time that China examine its gross mistreatment of the Uyghur Muslims.

Cardinals condemn China’s ‘potential genocide’ of Uyghurs

4 September 2020, 4:11 pm by antelove

Cardinals condemn China’s ‘potential genocide’ of Uyghurs
“After the Holocaust, the world said ‘Never Again.’ Today, we repeat those words ‘Never Again’, all over again. We stand with the Uyghurs.

UK public tribunal to probe Uighur genocide allegations

4 September 2020, 4:05 pm by antelove

UK public tribunal to probe Uighur genocide allegations
A prominent British human rights lawyer is convening an independent tribunal in London to investigate whether the Chinese government’s alleged rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in the far western Xinjiang region constitute genocide or crimes against humanity.

Alexei Navalny novichok finding prompts calls for answers from Moscow

4 September 2020, 3:57 pm by antelove

 Alexei Navalny novichok finding prompts calls for answers from Moscow
World leaders are demanding answers from the Kremlin after toxicological examinations indicated that the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a nerve agent from the novichok family.

Citizen Journalists Who Exposed Beijing's Lies In Wuhan Have Suddenly Vanished

7 February 2020, 11:52 pm by antelove

Citizen Journalists Who Exposed Beijing's Lies In Wuhan Have Suddenly Vanished

Chen has now been missing for more than 24 hours, according to several friends in contact with BBG News.

Wuhan Pandemic Much More Serious Than China Says

5 February 2020, 10:52 pm by antelove19

Wuhan Pandemic Much More Serious Than China Says

Stats are leaking out about 1.3m infected and 30k dead already.

Yellow or Blue? In Hong Kong, Businesses Choose Political Sides

21 January 2020, 2:58 pm by antelove

Fred Liu at his bubble tea shop in Hong Kong, where Post-it notes offer encouragement for democracy advocates.

After seven months of street protests against Beijing’s assault on these liberties, Hong Kong is color-coded — and bitterly divided. The yellow economy refers to the hue of umbrellas once used to defend demonstrators against pepper spray and streams of tear gas. That is in contrast to blue businesses, which support the police.

How China Threatens Human Rights Worldwide

17 January 2020, 12:23 pm by antelove19

Police in riot gear rounding up suspected protesters, Hong Kong, January 5, 2020

The Chinese government is not the only threat to human rights today, but it stands out for its reach and influence.