Gross violations of human rights in connection to the 1989 massacre and to the consistent pattern of suppression of citizens’ attempts to seek justice.
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A prominent Uighur writer, who had been held at an internment camp in China’s Xinjiang region, has died inside the camp, his family members told VOA.
Newly released from prison, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong immediately called for Chief Executive Carrie Lam to resign from office.
Nearly two million people have taken part in a mass protest in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill, organisers say.
Pakistan’s political parties have urged the government to exercise restraint in handling the grass-roots Pashtun Protection Movement.
A former officer in Indonesia’s special forces has filed a complaint with the country’s press council and police against prominent news magazine Tempo.
Today neither social nor mainstream media in Kazakhstan were reporting on orderly presidential elections rather reporting about protests during the election.
A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of locations where North Korea allegedly carried out public executions as a way to intimidate citizens.
The mass demonstration was one of the largest in the city’s history and a stunning display of rising fear and anger over the erosion of civil liberties.
Case illustrates a trend where the government’s attempts to intimidate and criminally charge Cambodians for expressing dissent has increased significantly.