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Kazak Opposition Movement Stirs

Kazak Opposition Movement Stirs

Kazak Opposition Movement Stirs A renewed flurry of activity by Kazakstan’s long moribund opposition movements may be awakening new interest in political activism in a country that has been headed by President Nursultan Nazarbayev for nearly 30 years.But analysts say...
India: Police Fatally Shoot Copper Plant Protesters

India: Police Fatally Shoot Copper Plant Protesters

India: Police Fatally Shoot Copper Plant Protesters Authorities in India’s Tamil Nadu state should conduct a prompt, impartial, and transparent investigation into the police shooting of protesters against a copper plant that left at least 12 dead and 80 injured, Human...
The Death of Press Freedom in Cambodia

The Death of Press Freedom in Cambodia

The Death of Press Freedom in Cambodia Regarded by many observers as the last vestige of independent media in Cambodia, the Phnom Penh Post was sold in early May to a Malaysian investor with links to Prime Minister Hun Sen. Almost immediately after this transfer of...
Egyptian authorities detain blogger Wael Abbas

Egyptian authorities detain blogger Wael Abbas

Egyptian authorities detain blogger Wael Abbas Egyptian authorities should release immediately Wael Abbas, a blogger who has documented Egyptian police abuse, and end their senseless campaign against the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police...
SOUTH KOREA: DECRIMINALIZE ABORTION

SOUTH KOREA: DECRIMINALIZE ABORTION

SOUTH KOREA: DECRIMINALIZE ABORTION Criminalization of abortion is incompatible with South Korea’s human rights obligations, Human Rights Watch said today in an amicus brief to the Constitutional Court of Korea. The court will hear a case on May 24, 2018, involving...
Egypt: Army Intensifies Sinai Home Demolitions

Egypt: Army Intensifies Sinai Home Demolitions

Egypt: Army Intensifies Sinai Home Demolitions The Egyptian army has vastly expanded widespread destruction of homes, commercial buildings, and farms in the North Sinai governorate since February 9, 2018, as part of its military campaign against an affiliate of the...