Monthly Archives: April 2017

Media Freedom Threatened Worldwide, Warns Reporters Without Borders

Media freedom has never been so threatened, warns Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in its 2017 World Press Freedom Index released April 26th. The research reflects a world in which attacks on the media have become commonplace, shows an increase in … Continue reading

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China Must Release Taiwanese Democracy Activist

Longtime Taiwanese democracy activist Li Ming-Che should be immediately released by Chinese authorities, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. Li Ming-Che, 42, has been detained for a month on suspicion of endangering China’s national security. Chinese national security laws allow the … Continue reading

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China Leads World in Executions, Lacks Transparency

China executed more than all other countries in the world put together, Amnesty International said in its 2016 global review of the death penalty published Tuesday. China’s horrifying use of the death penalty remains one of the country’s deadly secrets, … Continue reading

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Human Rights Lawyer Victim of Death Threats in Myanmar

Human rights lawyer Robert Sann Aung has been receiving death threats and insulting messages since the assassination of another prominent lawyer in Myanmar. The authorities must take immediate steps to ensure Robert Sann Aung’s safety, investigate the threats and to … Continue reading

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