In the past – as in recent times – our international bodies have repeatedly proven inept, if not directly complicit, in handling state-driven… more »
A Uighur Muslim woman and mother of three said she was tortured and abused at an internment camp where the Chinese government is detaining… more »
Few independent human rights experts have any faith in the internal inquiry set up by the Burmese government. British Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt,… more »
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 »
The Trump administration in the US has begun detaining children indefinitely, having pulled out of the Flores settlement, a court agreement that barred… more »
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 »
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.
According to Newsweek, Trump has killed more innocent civilians via drone bombings in seven months, than Obama did in eight years.
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.
Syrian strongman, Assad, claims he has restored sovereignty to Syria, but grievances remain deep for both vanquished and victors.
It would by hypocritical to justify one form of extrajudicial killing while demonizing another. Yet that is exactly what happens.
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.
China, with its illegal occupation of the largely Muslim populated area of Xinjiang, has almost put an end to Muslim communal life there.
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.