Asia

  • Uzbekistan’s human rights record remains appalling 17 Jan 2013

    Uzbekistan’s human rights record remains appalling

    The state-controlled system of forced labor blatantly violates the international convention against trafficking in persons and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The state of human rights in Uzbekistan has faced heavy criticism on a regional and national level. Forced child labour has been reported to be widespread in the cotton industry in Uzbekistan. Reports stated that this forced labour occurs for two and a half months each year, in a cotton industry controlled completely by the Uzbek state.... read more


  • Iranian regime is launching an “ethnic cleansing” campaign against Arabs 17 Jan 2013

    Iranian regime is launching an “ethnic cleansing” campaign against Arabs

    Arab children are punished for speaking Arabic, Iranian authorities refuse to register birth certificates to Arab new-borns unless they choose Persian names. Located on the northern tip of the Gulf and the Shatt-al- Arab waterway- A once thriving country, almost twice the size of Iraq sits atop vast mineral resources. The magnificent bridge over Karoon River is picture postcard perfect and is surrounded by exotic landscape with gentle mountains and luscious greenery. However, Mother Nature has not only been... read more


  • North Korea's human rights record 17 Jan 2013

    North Korea's human rights record

    The conditions in North Korean prisons are harsh and life threatening this is according to many organizations read more


  • Rohingya Crisis: Ethnic Cleansing 15 Jan 2013

    Rohingya Crisis: Ethnic Cleansing

    ”More than a million Rohingya are currently caught in a cycle of violence and poverty. They have being denied citizenship in Myanmar under a law that was passed 30 years ago”. read more


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