Sunday, 16 June, 2019

Tag: Persecution

Press Freedom In Downward Spiral In 2019

Press Freedom In Downward Spiral In 2019

Press freedom is declining around the world, with democratic governments joining authoritarian regimes in seeking to suppress independent journalism, a human rights watchdog said on Wednesday. An annual report by Freedom House said press freedom saw notable declines in Europe while US President Donald Trump’s vilification of the media has “seriously exacerbated an ongoing erosion

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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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