Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Tag: Persecution

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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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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UN Report On Myanmar: Tatmadaw Leaders Must Be Investigated For Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes

UN Report On Myanmar: Tatmadaw Leaders Must Be Investigated For Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes

Myanmar’s top military generals, including Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing, must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide in the north of Rakhine State, as well as for crimes against humanity and war crimes in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan States, a report by the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar

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