A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.
Diplomatic measures, sanctions, targeting forced labor, calls for investigations and a 2022 Olympics boycott, and other efforts to stop Beijing’s campaign against Uyghurs appear to have little effect.
The Kremlin spokesman has said that same-sex marriages in Russia are “not allowed” under the country’s constitution.
Government says law beneficial for indigenous people, but pro-independence group says it isn’t solution for Papuans’ political status.
Military-allied regime slaps protesters with royal defamation charges as its tourism-dependent economy collapses.
Stan Swamy died on July 5. The Indian government said he died of medical causes, but now, officials from the US and United Nations are expressing concern about the circumstances of his death — and activists hope their pressure could force a turning point for human rights in the country.
As the CCP turns 100 in July, thoughts are now turning to the party’s vision for China in the next hundred years.
The Viasna human rights centre said Belarusian security forces have searched its offices and arrested several activists.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended life around the globe, but it has hasn’t stopped the spread of authoritarianism and extremism.
The Secretary of State welcomes the Human Rights Council that includes Cuba, China and Russia to opine on systemic racism in the U.S.
Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission (HRC) chief, Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, recently held a meeting with Martina Strong, the U.S Embassy’s chargé d’affaires.
Researchers say web domains masquerading as activist, health and media groups are used by governments to hack targets.