Friday, 22 February, 2019

Category: Humanitarian

All Our Lives They Wanted To Ruin Us

Myanmar’s government described the country’s bloody military clampdown on Rohingya Muslims last year as a one-off spasm of violence, triggered by local terrorists. A consensus is building among international investigators that it was something else: a decisive and deliberate purge of the ethnic minority after decades of intensifying atrocities that

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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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Rohingya Genocide Still Ongoing

Rohingya Genocide Still Ongoing

Genocide is still taking place against Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar, and the government is increasingly demonstrating that it has no interest in establishing a fully functioning democracy, according to UN investigators. Marzuki Darusman, chair of the UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar, said thousands of Rohingya were still fleeing to Bangladesh, and the

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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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My Soul, Where Are You? Families Of Minorities Missing In China

My Soul, Where Are You? Families Of Minorities Missing In China

The US State Department has said it is deeply concerned over China’s “worsening crackdown” on minority Muslims in China’s north-western territory of Xinjiang as the Trump administration reportedly considers sanctions against senior Chinese officials and companies linked to allegations of human rights abuses. China’s “strike hard” campaign in the name of countering

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