This is the latest in the series of curbs aimed at silencing human rights defenders in India. Activists are concerned about how far the government will go.
“Our decision to exclude Aung San Suu Kyi formally from the community of Sakharov Prize laureates is a response to her failure and acceptance of ongoing crimes against the Rohingya community,” EU lawmakers said.
‘I’m in Trouble Because I Dared to Speak the Truth’: Indian Doctor Arrested Under Anti-Terror Law Speaks Out After Release
Activists in the country critisised Dr Kafeel Khan's arrest under India's national security act.
Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang face enhanced crackdown from Chinese authorities under the guise of protecting against the coronavirus pandemic.
Pro-democracy advocate Lo Kin-hei spoke to VICE the day his fellow democratic party lawmakers were arrested in Hong Kong. This is his account of that fateful day in Yuen Long a year ago.
Activists targeted by the government are stuck at home due to draconian lockdowns, giving them no way to escape from the hitmen actively hunting them down.
President AMLO promised to prioritize the search for Mexico's 'disappeared', but his efforts have merely frustrated families looking for their loved ones.
Since 2004, successive governments have used the Rapid Action Battalion to settle political scores and stifle dissent
Whistleblowers say dozens of prisoners have tested positive for COVID-19 after being moved between jails and federal prisons due to a lack of safeguards in the Justice Department.
Indonesian lawyer Veronica Koman sees the move as "financial punishment" for speaking out about human rights issues in the Papua province.
Advocates fear COVID-19 could be spreading through the centers used to detain undocumented migrants.