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Petition - Free the Panchen Lama
World  (tags: tibet, Panchen Lama, imprisonment, Political Prisoners, missing persons, suppression, Human Rights Violations, permanent occupation, releasing, freedom of religion, freedom of movement )

- 541 days ago -
Over the past 22 years, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the Panchen Lama, has gone from being a child and the world's youngest political prisoner to a 28-year-old man. One thing has remained the same: he has been missing. Since his abduction and disappearance...
DNA Testing Proves Genealogy of Indigenous Americans Is One of the Most Unique in the World
World  (tags: world, usa, humans, freedoms, ethics, DNA, genealogy, Indigenous, Americans, culture, suppression )

- 1005 days ago -
The suppression of the Native Americans and the decimation of their culture is a black page in the history of the United States.
WEST BANK: Palestinian Streets Quiet as PA Suppresses Protests
World  (tags: world, middle-east, news, politics, West Bank, suppression, police brutality, violence, interesting, government, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 2998 days ago -
The Palestinian Authority (PA) is using brute force and intimidation tactics - similar to those deployed in Cairo - to suppress pro-Egyptian and Tunisian protests in the West Bank.
Protests as Sudan 'Tight Pants' Trial Delayed
World  (tags: human rights, women, Sudan, suppression )

- 3551 days ago -
(CNN) -- Scores of protesters gathered outside a Sudanese courtroom Tuesday as the trial of a woman who faces 40 lashes for wearing clothes deemed indecent was postponed. Lubna al-Hussein
Take Action: Join the Ladies in White in Calling for Human Rights in Cuba
World  (tags: world, cuba, freedom, human rights, civil liberties, ladies in white, suppression, arrests, prison, government, corruption, castro )

- 3674 days ago -
In 2003, activists throughout Cuba were arrested by the government and summarily tried and sentenced to as many as 28 years in prison. Today, 54 of them remain in jail, many with severe illnesses they've developed from poor prison conditions.
Take Action: Demand Release of Detained Colombian Activists, Victims of Baseless Prosecutions
World  (tags: world, columbia, prosecutions, prison, suppression, government, crime, corruption, politics, injustice, mine workers, activists, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence )

- 3674 days ago -
Colombian prosecutors accuse human rights defenders of membership in a guerrilla organization and rely heavily on false testimony and inadmissible intelligence reports. Baseless prosecutions are attempts to silence and discredit human rights activists.
Take Action: Kenyan Human Rights Defenders Killed in Cold Blood
World  (tags: world, violence, africa, killing, investigation, justice, suppression, kenya, humanrights, freedoms, government, corruption, police, murder, assassination, King'ara, Oulu )

- 3674 days ago -
Oscar Kamau King'ara and John Paul Oulu have been at the forefront of the fight against killings by police in Kenya. On March 5, they were driving to the National Human Rights Commission. According to reports, they were shot dead at point-blank range.
Burma: Media Warned Not to Cover Protests
World  (tags: protest, media, suppression, burma, journalist )

- 4212 days ago -
As the Burmese military dictatorship cracked down on protesters, killing a number of people including monks, it warned journalists not to cover or participate in the street protests that spread across the tightly controlled Southeast Asian country.
Already It Begins: The Chinese Media Crackdown
World  (tags: censorship, media censorship, China, Yahoo, Chinese censorship, suppression )

- 4271 days ago -
The NY Times covers how China is implementing a news censorship program timed to coincide with the Communist Party convention. Yahoo implicated in giving Beijing police leads to a dissenter who tried to open the news of the world to China.

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