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2020/06/18 | Deutsche Welle
Trump Signs Sanctions Law Over China Crackdown of Uyghurs
Donald Trump has signed into law an act that authorizes sanctions against Chinese officials over the mass incarceration of Uyghur Muslims. The move is likely to deliver a fresh blow to the already tense U.S.-China ties.
2020/03/06 | The Interpreter
When Philippines Democracy Hit Midlife Crisis
The Philippines’ democracy turned 34 last week but continues to flirt with authoritarian fantasies.
2020/02/25 | Deutsche Welle
China Sentences Swedish Publisher to 10 Years In Prison
A Chinese court sentenced Swedish citizen and bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 years, after having spent two years in prison. Minhai disappeared in 2015 while on holiday in Thailand.
2020/02/25 | The Conversation
Indian Women Join a Global ‘Fourth Wave’ Feminist Movement
Thousands of women across India are protesting the country's anti-citizenship law and gender discrimination.
2020/02/14 | Deutsche Welle
Bangladeshi Sex Worker's Honorable Funeral Hailed as a Landmark
Sex workers in Bangladesh often do not get a proper burial due to social stigma. This week's burial has been met with praise by human rights activists.
2019/09/17 | New Mandala
The Dual Fronts of Myanmar's Authoritarianism
In Myanmar, democracy is interpreted in a different capacity where diversity does not matter.
2019/08/30 | TIME
Multiple Hong Kong Activists Attacked and Arrested Within Two Days
Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were arrested today, facing possible charges. A few other protest organizers were attacked in various locations in the past 30 hours.
2019/08/28 | Mehk Chakraborty
In the Silenced Kashmir, Dissidents Are Protesting With Artful Expressions
Artists, poets, visual journalists are expressing their dissent and preserving Kashmir through various forms of artistic expression.
2018/10/27 | The Conversation
MALAYSIA: Inside a Failed Quest to Investigate Alleged UK Colonial Crimes
Efforts to investigate an alleged 1948 massacre at the hands of UK soldiers fizzled out at the European Court of Human Rights.
2018/07/24 | David Green
Q&A: Human Rights Foundation's Gladstein on Bitcoin Versus Authoritarianism
If there is one thing able to stop the Chinese panopticon, it might just be Bitcoin.
2018/07/14 | Nick Aspinwall
Sculpture Honoring Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Winner Liu Xiaobo Unveiled in Taipei
One year after his death in captivity, the Nobel laureate and prominent Chinese dissident was commemorated in a small gathering near Taipei 101.
2018/07/12 | Jerome Alan Cohen
OPINION: Liu Xia's Release Restricted While Brother Remains Detained
The widow of the Nobel Peace Prize winner is enduring a new form of mental detention while her brother remains retained.
2018/06/28 | New Bloom
OPINION: Nauru Refugee Deal Makes Taiwan Complicit in Human Rights Abuse
Taiwan's agreement with Australia to accept its asylum seekers held on Nauru makes the government complicit in human rights violations.
2018/06/14 | Michael Beltran
A Gospel for the Barrios: The Philippines' Unshakable Sister Patricia Fox
The Australian nun's story of state-led persecution at the hands of the president himself throws into sharp relief what it means to be a missionary and a Filipino.
2018/06/12 | David Green
EDITORIAL: Trump Gives Up the Store to Kim the Murderous Dictator
Trump has shown Kim the ultimate kindness in offering him everything and receiving nothing in return.
2018/06/12 | TIME
Trump-Kim Summit Delivers Signatures, Assurances and Show of Unity
The nature of the documents signed and whether North Korea will abide by their terms remains to be seen.