This week, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released a report detailing the United States’ history regarding sanctioning Iranian officials known to be involved in severe restrictions and violations of human rights and religious freedom.
The United States Department of the Treasury has launched a new round of sanctions, this time against (1) the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), (2) former XPCC Political Commissar Sun Jinlong, and (3) XPCC Deputy Party Secretary and Commander Peng Jiarui.
While standing on trial in a courtroom in Peshawar, Pakistan, Naseem was shot six times by a man whose name has not been released to the public.
We must continue to condemn and place pressure on North Korea to extend all rights, privileges, liberties, and freedoms- the most basic forms of human dignity- to its citizens.
23 NGOs and organisations call for the dropping of all charges against Pastor Keshav Acharya who police in Nepal detained for a total of 99 days this spring. The letter, submitted last week to the Attorney General, decries the Nepali authorities’ handling of the pastor’s case and points to how their actions and the charges contravene both the Nepali constitution and international human rights law.