Human Rights

The Rohingya Exodus: ‘The British Still Hold Values!’

Few independent human rights experts have any faith in the internal inquiry set up by the Burmese government. British Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt,… more »

China Launches Anti-Halal Campaign in Xinjiang

The capital of China’s Xinjiang region, home to the mostly Muslim Uighur minority, has launched a campaign against halal products to stop Islam… more »

Child Concentration Camps in USA

The Trump administration in the US has begun detaining children indefinitely, having pulled out of the Flores settlement, a court agreement that barred… more »

‘Tied to Trees and Raped’: UN Report Details Rohingya Horrors

UN investigators publish a 440-page report detailing evidence for accusation of genocide against Burmese military. Horrific accounts of murders, rapes, torture and indiscriminate shelling allegedly committed by… more »

How the World Learned China is Holding Over a Million Muslims in Internment Camps

Regular citizens, reporters and rights groups adapted themselves to get the truth out about China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims.

Geneva Conventions: How ‘Grave Breaches’ are Defined in the Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocols

The Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols are at the core of international humanitarian law.

The US Record of Drone Bombings

According to Newsweek, Trump has killed more innocent civilians via drone bombings in seven months, than Obama did in eight years.

‘It Feels Like Being on Death Row!’

To be Black and male in white America, with its white state violence, and its history of white supremacy is like being on death row.

Civilians without Hope, a Leader without a Country: Call this a Victory?

Syrian strongman, Assad, claims he has restored sovereignty to Syria, but grievances remain deep for both vanquished and victors.

Benign State Violence vs. Barbaric Terrorism

It would by hypocritical to justify one form of extrajudicial killing while demonizing another. Yet that is exactly what happens.

There are No Longer Any Words to Describe Syria’s Horror

The war in Syria has exhausted all superlatives. Worst day, worst month, worst year, worst ever. Words fail to describe the destruction of this ancient, beautiful land.

Muslims in China: A Long History of Oppression

China, with its illegal occupation of the largely Muslim populated area of Xinjiang, has almost put an end to Muslim communal life there.

Unworthy Victims: Western Wars Have Killed Four Million Muslims Since 1990

The total number of deaths from Western interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan since the 1990s likely constitute around 4 million, and could be as high as 6-8 million.

Has the UN Failed Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims?

The UN leadership in Myanmar tried to stop the Rohingya rights issue being raised with the government, sources in the UN and aid community told the BBC.

A Shameful Silence: Where is the Outrage Over the Slaughter of Civilians in Mosul?

Why has there not been more outcry over the destruction of west Mosul?