Saturday, 21 September, 2019

Category: Humanitarian

The World's Most Censored Countries

The World’s Most Censored Countries

Eritrea is the world’s most censored country, according to a report released today by the Committee to Protect Journalists. The list of 10 Most Censored Countries is based on CPJ’s research into the censorship tactics used by authoritarian governments, ranging from imprisonment and repressive laws to surveillance of journalists and restrictions on

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Attacks Escalate Against Afghanistan's Human Rights Defenders

Attacks Escalate Against Afghanistan’s Human Rights Defenders

Human rights defenders in Afghanistan are suffering relentless attacks, intimidation and harassment amid escalating violence, Amnesty International has warned. In a damning report castigating both the government and armed groups including the Taliban and Islamic State, Amnesty said activists and members of civil society organisations have been shot at and killed in attacks that

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Myanmar Troops' Sexual Violence Against Rohingya Shows Genocidal Intent

Myanmar Troops’ Sexual Violence Against Rohingya Shows Genocidal Intent

Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 was an indication of the military’s genocidal intent to destroy the mainly Muslim ethnic minority, United Nations investigators concluded in a report released on Thursday. The panel of independent investigators, set up by the U.N. Human Rights

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