The widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo has resurfaced in an online video, weeks after her friends raised concerns about her fate at the hands of the authorities.
Liu Xia was last seen.. DNA Also reported by •Deccan Herald
Separatists calling for the breakup of Nigeria have crossed a red line and the country's unity is not negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday (August 21) in his first speech since.. Source: Wochit News -
London (CNN)Malala Yousafzai says she is "so excited" after being accepted to study at the world famous University of Oxford. The 20-year-old Pakistani activist who rose to prominence after being shot.. Source: Wochit News -
Officials said at least 26 people have died in a bomb blast targeting police in Pakistan on Monday. At least 54 others were injured, according to the Punjabi provincial government Twitter account. The.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Cameroon forces are torturing suspects in their campaign against Boko Haram at a base used by American and French troops, according to an Amnesty International report, what could be a violation of U.S... Source: Rumble -
By Felipe Galvis-Delgado*
Nearly eight months after finalizing the negotiation of the peace agreement with the guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the Colombian.. Eurasia Review
"While Indonesian authorities have a duty to respond to increasing rates of drug use in the country, shooting people on sight is never a solution," said Usman Hamid, Director of Amnesty International.. DNA
Police killings of suspected drug dealers have spiked, with 60 recorded deaths so far this year compared to 18 in 2016. The trend has led Amnesty International to warn that the country could be.. Deutsche Welle
By Milena Hidalgo
When 19-year-old Christian Espinel left Venezuela for Trinidad and Tobago, he thought he was heading for a better life. But the only work he could find was as a bricklayer.
One.. Eurasia Review
By Jack Pannell*
On January 10, 2017, two hundred Argentine gendarmes (a federal security force) attacked the Pu Lof (community) of the Mapuches. The group has been occupying land owned by Benetton.. Eurasia Review
This week marks the fourth anniversary of the death of at least 900 protesters at the hands of the Egyptian security forces.
The activists were slaughtered during the violent dispersal of protest.. Eurasia Review
A two-month old crisis pitting Qatar against an alliance led by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia is proving to be a double-edged sword.
On the one hand, it has revived momentum for.. Eurasia Review
· *Pussy Riot's Nadezhda (Nadya) Tolokonnikova hasn't stopped fighting Putin's autocratic rule, using art as activism*
· *Tolokonnikova spent 22 months in a Siberian prison camp for a 2012.. Business Insider
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) " A semi-official Iranian news agency is reporting that a young Iranian man who was arrested, convicted and sentenced to death as a child, has been executed.Amnesty International.. New Zealand Herald
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) " Human rights groups expressed concern Thursday over the Maldives government's purported plan to carry out its first execution in 60 years.Seven groups, including Amnesty.. New Zealand Herald Also reported by •Seattle Times
Every day I receive dozens of emails. Most of these emails (at least 30) are about Myanmar’s inhuman treatment of the minorities. It is simply depressing to read the sad stories of their.. Eurasia Review
The acting president announced the judicial commission on Friday.
The post Amnesty International welcomes judicial probe of Nigerian military’s human rights abuses appeared first on Premium Times.. Premium Times Nigeria
The Saudi regime is in the midst of an extreme and brutal crackdown against its own citizenry in the country's Eastern province - a situation now spiraling out of control with* rising civilian deaths,.. Zero Hedge
· *Jason Calacanis founded Silicon Alley Reporter, Weblogs Inc, Mahalo, and Inside.com.*
· *He turned down a $20 million offer for Silicon Alley Reporter. Then the dotcom bubble burst, and he wound.. Business Insider