Wisconsin Congressman Glenn Grothman and USCIRF Commissioner James A. Carr released an opinion piece on The Hill on August 20, highlighting the persecution of religious minorities and human rights advocates in Vietnam.
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.
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.
The Afar people in southern Eritrea have consistently faced the brunt of the national government’s plans and policies during the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic- in a recent report by Human Rights Concern Eritrea (HRCE), it is revealed that already prior to the outbreak of the unforeseen pandemic, the predominantly-Afar regions of Eritrea survives on fishing and is void of any medical facilities.