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In China, Formidable Prosecutor Yang Bin is Now a Rights Defender

作者:admin 2020-10-21

Yang Bin, a former prosecutor in China, is now a defense lawyer. “When many people look at the system, they see its strength. When I look at it, I see only its fragility,” she says.Credit...via Yang BinBy Amy QinOct. 20, 2020Updated 10:44 a.m. ET阅读简体 阅读全文

Thai Protests Spur Emergency Order to Limit Crowd Sizes in Bangkok

作者:admin 2020-10-16

ImageThe royal motorcade driving past the antigovernment protest.Credit...Soe Zeya Tun/ReutersBut as the protest movement has strengthened over the past three months, taboos surrounding the monarchy have fallen in rapid succession. In Parliament, opp 阅读全文

The Jailed Activist Left a Letter Behind. The Message: Keep Fighting.

作者:admin 2020-10-16

Pham Doan Trang, a Vietnamese dissident, was arrested on charges of making and disseminating propaganda against the Vietnamese state.Credit...Thinh NguyenBy Richard C. PaddockPublished Oct. 14, 2020Updated Oct. 15, 2020, 12:28 p.m. ETBANGKOK — The ou 阅读全文

Indonesian Defense Chief, Accused of Rights Abuses, Will Visit Pentagon

作者:admin 2020-10-15

As commander of Indonesia’s special forces under Suharto in the late 1990s, Prabowo Subianto, center, was blamed for atrocities committed by troops he had led. Credit...Dita Alangkara/Associated PressBy Richard C. PaddockOct. 14, 2020Updated 10:26 a. 阅读全文

Bangladesh to Allow Death Penalty for Rape Convictions

作者:admin 2020-10-13

A protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Saturday after a video of a woman being attacked by several men was widely shared on FacebookCredit...Monirul Alma/EPA, via ShutterstockBy Megan SpeciaOct. 12, 2020, 9:54 a.m. ETThe government of Bangladesh has appr 阅读全文

In Wake of Recent India

作者:admin 2020-10-04

Indian soldiers arriving last month in the Ladakh region, near the border with China. In June, Indian and Chinese troops brawled along a land border, killing 20 Indian soldiers.Credit...Danish Siddiqui/ReutersBy Pranshu VermaOct. 3, 2020, 10:05 a.m. 阅读全文

Abandoned Rio Tinto Mine Is Blamed for Poisoned Bougainville Rivers

作者:admin 2020-10-01

An abandoned Rio Tinto mine in the Bougainville region of Papua New Guinea has caused flooding as well as pollution, according to the Human Rights Law Center, which released this photo from last year. Credit...Human Rights Law Center, via Agence Fran 阅读全文

Amnesty International Closes India Offices, Citing Government Attacks

作者:admin 2020-09-30

Amnesty International offices in Bangalore, India, last year. In recent months, the group has published reports on the Delhi police’s role in fomenting anti-Muslim violence and on the use of torture in Kashmir.Credit...Aijaz Rahi/Associated PressBy S 阅读全文

U.N. General Assembly: Live Updates

作者:admin 2020-09-23

ImagePresident Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil speaking in a pre-recorded message at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday.Credit...UNTV, via Associated PressThe General Assembly held this year, the 75th anniversary 阅读全文

Venezuelan Leaders Implicated in Crimes Against Humanity by U.N. Investigators

作者:admin 2020-09-17

ImageA sign depicting Juan Requesens. The government released 50 political opponents in August. Mr. Requesens is now under house arrest.Credit...Miguel Gutierrez/EPA, via ShutterstockThe government had also stepped up cooperation with the United Nati 阅读全文