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HRW: Dispatches: Using Courts to Crush Dissent in Ethiopia. #OromoProtests

Dispatches: Using Courts to Crush Dissent in Ethiopia

(HRW) — For the past six months, thousands of people have taken to the streets in Ethiopia’s largest region, Oromia, to protest alleged abuses by their government. 853 more words

Africa

NGOs, the Pentagon, and the Human Rights - Industrial Complex

Corbett Report | May 2, 2016

Patrick Henningsen of 21st Century Wire joins us today to discuss his recent article on “Smart Power & The Human Rights Industrial Complex.” Topics discussed include the NGO/State Dept/Pentagon/NATO nexus, the use of human rights as a perception management tool to demonise NATO enemies, and the complicity of the media in reporting these stories uncritically.

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HRW: New Anti-NGO Law in China Will "Legalise China’s Human Rights Abuses"

By Isaac Cheung
Hong Kong Free Press

Human Rights in China and Human Rights Watch have criticised China’s new law governing foreign non-government organizations (NGOs). The law, passed Thursday, imposes a series of new regulations and gives authorities expanded powers that activists say threaten the existence of foreign NGOs and civil society in China. 833 more words

Foreign Policy In Focus: Deafening Silence from Ethiopia:The Ethiopian government is cracking down on journalists and NGOs. Where's the outrage from the international community?

Deafening Silence from Ethiopia

The Ethiopian government is cracking down on journalists and NGOs. Where’s the outrage from the international community?

By Felix Horne, April 12, 2016… 838 more words

Oromia

[From the web] Witnesses, Victims Recount Shooting, Beating by Police Apparent Excessive Force Used at Kidapawan Protest -HRW

Philippines: Witnesses, Victims Recount Shooting, Beating by Police
Apparent Excessive Force Used at Kidapawan Protest

(Kidapawan City, the Philippines) – The Philippine police may have used unnecessary lethal force in breaking up a demonstration by farmers in Kidapawan City on April 1, 2016, Human Rights Watch said today. 1,037 more words

Human Rights

[From the web] Credibly Investigate Police Shootings of Protesters Apparent Excessive Force Used at Kidapawan Protest -HRW

Philippines: Credibly Investigate Police Shootings of Protesters
Apparent Excessive Force Used at Kidapawan Protest

(Kidapawan City, April 9, 2016) – The Philippine police may have used unnecessary lethal force in breaking up a demonstration by farmers in Kidapawan City on April 1, 2016, Human Rights Watch said today. 1,020 more words

Human Rights