Friday, 18 January, 2019

Category: Humanitarian

China’s Actions Could Be Precursors To Genocide

China’s Actions Could Be Precursors To Genocide

Uighur leaders have called on democratic governments to confront China over its treatment of ethnic minority Uighur Muslims, saying the government’s actions against the ethnic minority group are “precursors to genocide.” On a visit to Australia, leaders of the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), based in Washington, said governments, businesses, academics

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WSJ Investigation: China Offered To Bail Out 1MDB

WSJ Investigation: China Offered To Bail Out 1MDB

Senior Chinese leaders offered in 2016 to help bail out a Malaysian government fund at the centre of a swelling, multibillion-dollar graft scandal, according to minutes from a series of previously undisclosed meetings reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Chinese officials told visiting Malaysians that China would use its influence to

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2018 Global Nutrition Report Reveals Malnutrition Is Unacceptably High

2018 Global Nutrition Report Reveals Malnutrition Is Unacceptably High

The world’s most comprehensive report on nutrition highlights the worrying prevalence and universality of malnutrition in all its forms. In its fifth edition, the Global Nutrition Report provides a concrete overview of progress made and highlights solutions from around the globe calling on all stakeholders to act now to address malnutrition.   The

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Facebook Admits It Has Not Done Enough To Quell hate In Myanmar

Facebook Admits It Has Not Done Enough To Quell Hate In Myanmar

Facebook has admitted it did not do enough to prevent the incitement of violence and hate speech in Myanmar, after a report it commissioned concluded that it had become a platform for harmful and racially-inflammatory content. The report by San Francisco-based non-profit Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) found that, in Myanmar, “Facebook

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China's Hidden Camps

China’s Hidden Camps

Hundreds of thousands of Uyghur Muslims in China’s far west have been forced into propaganda camps for patriotic “re-education,” according to rights groups. Now the practice has the backing of local law, thanks to an Oct. 9 revision. According to the new Article 33 of the Xinjiang region’s regulations against extremism (link in

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