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China's Reach Over Fleeing Dissidents Is Expanding Worldwide
World  (tags: world, society, politics, repression, human rights, china )

- 263 days ago -
Flee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland.
'Reprieve' Take Action: Saudi Arabia, Stop Crucifixion of Ali Al-Nimr, Teen Sentenced in Wake of 'Arab Spring' Pro-Dem Uprising
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, death penalty, dictatorship, repression, Arab Spring, freedom, free expression, demonstration, Ali al-Nimr, teenager, targeted revenge, uncle, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, noted critic of kingdom, Reprieve, British, legal aid group, Guantanamo )

- 401 days ago -
At any moment, w/out prior notification of family, Ali al-Nimr, 20, may be crucified by Saudi authorities. Join campaign to save Ali, 3 yrs in prison, accused of many offenses, inc illegal demonstration; tortured, forced to sign false confession when 17!
UN Security Council Holds Unprecedented Hearing on Human Rights in North Korea
World  (tags: world, UnitedNations, unitednations, NorthKorea, repression, violence, death, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

- 674 days ago -
The UN Security Council held an unprecedented hearing Monday on the human rights situation in North Korea that saw several countries encourage referral of the matter to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Egypt Faces Showdown in the Streets as Morsi Weighs Options
World  (tags: Egypt, sharia law, Morsi, repression, world, politics, middle-east, government, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1212 days ago -
Egypt is facing a showdown in the streets as President Mohamed Morsi's supporters and opponents alike demonstrate their strength while the country waits to see how a standoff between the military and Mr. Morsi will be resolved.
Hungary Is No Longer a Democracy
World  (tags: world, politics, right wing politics, Hungary, repression, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, news, europe, society )

- 1295 days ago -
Europe has been slow to act, but it is not too late.
End US Support for State Repression in Egypt: Stop the Shipment of US Tear Gas! ACTION
World  (tags: Egypt, usa, ethics, humanrights, tear gas, CSI, repression, freedoms )

- 1330 days ago -
Tear gas is a dangerous weapon of war on people's movements! Take action and tell the US government that you do not support state repression anywhere and that CSI's export license must be revoked.
"Cultural Circumcision": After Barbie & The Simpsons Iran Bans Buddha
World  (tags: Islamic Republic of Iran, Islam, Mullahs, Repression, Buddha Statues, Buddhism, Intolerance, Barbie Dolls, The Simpsons, Batman, Youthchildren, freedoms, government, humanrights )

- 1345 days ago -
'Buddha statues have become the latest in a line of items banished from public sight as the Mullahs show their opposition to "cultural invasion"... the "cleansing" would continue and authorities would not permit a specific belief to be promoted'
Egypt Islamists Rally Against Violence, for Sharia
World  (tags: Egypt, sharia law, Morsi, repression, world, politics, middle-east, government, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1349 days ago -
Thousands protest against anti-government violence, show support for Morsi; "The people want an iron fist," reads banner.
GAZA: Hamas Gags Civil Liberties
World  (tags: Hamas, Gaza, civil liberties, repression, women's rights, rights, forced Islamization, sharia, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, government, ethics, corruption, news, palestine, politics, middle-east, world, society, israel, HumanR )

- 1353 days ago -
Gaza is becoming increasingly radicalised as Hamas continues its crackdown on civil liberties, press freedom and the rights of women. In the last few weeks a number of journalists have been arrested and accused of being involved in "suspicious activities"
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, world, Russia, repression, politics, freedoms, society, news, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1393 days ago -
Human rights organization "Shield and Sword" has become the first Russian non-profit forced to register as a "foreign agent."
Losing Hope In Syria's Devastated Countryside
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, Syria, revolt, repression, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, government, crime, news, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism )

- 1640 days ago -
In Syria, regime forces have inflicted such brutal destruction in the country's northwest Idlib province that no one there believes peace is possible anymore.
Human Rights in Cuba Deteriorate, Warns Amnesty
World  (tags: world, repression, Cuba, rights, human rights, government, freedoms )

- 1679 days ago -
Cuba has intensified its repression of dissidents according to Amnesty International
Exclusive: Secret Assad Emails Lift Lid on Life of Leader's Inner Circle
World  (tags: Syria, Iran, crushing dissent, repression, middle-east, news, politics, iran, HumanRights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, world, government, death, blog )

- 1687 days ago -
Bashar al-Assad took advice from Iran on how to handle the uprising against his rule, according to a cache of what appear to be several thousand emails received and sent by the Syrian leader and his wife.
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH: Syria: Army Planting Banned Landmines
World  (tags: world, middle-east, politics, Syria, land mines, repression, genocide, news, government, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, ethics )

- 1688 days ago -
Syrian forces have placed landmines near the borders with Lebanon and Turkey in recent weeks and months, Human Rights Watch said today
A PHOTO ESSAY: The Brave Young Faces of Syria's Revolution
World  (tags: children, activists, world, news, politics, protests, Syria, government inspired genocide, repression, middle-east, violence, government, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms )

- 1696 days ago -
Photos of children protesting President Bashar al-Assad's bloody reign reveal the most vulnerable side of a defiant Syria

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