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As a Pashtun activist demanding security for Pakistan's second-largest ethnic group, the most rewarding thing I have gathered is that peaceful protests ... a local political activist and youth leader, became the first victim of a long campaign in which thousands of Pashtun tribal leaders, activists, politicians, and ...
At the time of his arrest, Mr Porlajee was helping his relatives, a group of ethnic Karen, to sue Chaiwat Limlikit-aksorn, the former chief of Kaeng Krachan ... At the seminar held at Thammasat University, human rights activists and academics gathered to present their views on Mr Porlajee's case and the ...

She drew attention to the ethnic persecution of the Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians in the occupied Crimea and to the persecution of Muslims on religious grounds. "Now we see that [the prosecution] on ethnic grounds, which is supported... by allegations about extremism and terrorism, can fuel ethnic enmity ...
Social and sustainable investing gets a boost from an unlikely source: Wall Street activists ... Wall Street's activist investors, once known for pushing for extreme cost-cutting or just about anything that would boost the bottom line, are starting to use their money to promote a different kind of corporate action: ...
'It's kind of humbling': Raymond Uno, longtime activist and Utah's first minority judge, honored with new archive at University of Utah's Marriott Library ... and imprisoned at a Japanese internment camp in Wyoming during World War II would grow up to be the first ethnic minority to become a Utah judge.
High-school student activists will help walk participants send emails to request elected officials to protect the Rohingya, an ethnic minority in Myanmar being subjected to ethnic cleansing. The event is a fundraiser for JWW. Ventura County Christians and Muslims will come together to promote religious ...

Activists of an unregistered Bashqort organization that promotes Bashkir culture in the Russian region of Bashkortostan have urged the regional leadership to ... Hundreds rallied in Bashkortostan's capital, Ufa, on April 19, demanding an investigation into TNT TV, accusing it of "inciting ethnic hatred.".
One of the issues plaguing corporate America is the lack of diversity on company boards. But now there's a realization that there's a unique opportunity for one group of investors — the activists — to change all of that. “I actually have wanted to run a proxy contest with an all-female, diverse ethnic slate,” said ...
Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia have detained two ethnic Mongolian herders on public order charges after they repeatedly ... by police in Inner Mongolia's Zaruud Banner, a county-like division, on suspicion of "picking quarrels and stirring up trouble," activists said on Thursday.
Director Bernardo Ruiz, whose Emmy®-nominated 2013 POV documentary “Reportero,” investigated the impact of drug-related violence on journalists, weaves together the stories of a U.S. drug enforcement agent on the border, an activist nun in violence-scarred Monterrey, Mexico, and a former Texas ...
A young reformer or an entrenched military man? Ethiopia's prime minister-elect is the first from the Oromo ethnic group that's been at the forefront of anti-government protests. Community activists say the group has been marginalised and excluded from political and economic power. Ahmed has a doctorate ...
It's the latest indication that progressive activists are prepared to fight back against hardline government crackdowns. Texas immigration advocates and lawmakers announced Wednesday that the TogetherJuntos Caravan will travel from El Paso to Houston over the course of two weeks, making stops in ...
"Given the serious problems we still face in the UK with discriminatory policing, we need to urgently address how this new frontier of policing might be disproportionately and unfairly impacting on minority ethnic groups, political demonstrators, environmental activists and many other groups that can find ...
In late 2015, anger at EPRDF policies prompted Oromo activists to start an unprecedented wave of anti-government protests that led to hundreds of deaths and tens of thousands of arrests. ... It's the only thing that could save EPRDF from dissolving,” Oromo activist Mohammed Ademo wrote on Twitter.
The officials said that hate-filled Facebook posts have helped amplify deadly ethnic tensions in the country, where military strikes since last August have ... But instead of Facebook exiting Myanmar, all the activists and academics I spoke to insisted that people in Myanmar would be far better served by the ...
An ethnic Indonesian Chinese lawyer has been told to get out of Yogyakarta province if cannot accept a 40-year-old edict prohibiting people of Chinese descent from owning land. Yogyakarta, the only region in Indonesia still governed by a pre-colonial monarchy — the Sultan of Yogyakarta who serves as ...
She draws excitement at rallies for ethnic studies in Arizona, gatherings for women's rights in Albuquerque and even for a cameo appearance at this year's ... When farmworkers or fellow activists would tell her something couldn't be done or the odds were against them, Huerta would reply, “Si, Se Puede.

“Governments think they can declare open season on human rights activists. They may shut down our newspapers, undermine judges and jail activists, but we refuse to be silenced. If the legendary Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo taught us anything, it is that we must speak truth to power precisely when it seems impossible to do ...
While success stories and celebrations of people like Martin Luther King Jr. and Ava Duvernay have surfaced in many student's minds over the last month, for others, the struggles these leaders faced have hardly gone. Junior journalism major Magdalen Rath, also vice president of Black Student ...
By the time ethnic groups start asking questions on budgetary provisions for their areas, things will start getting better. It is your responsibility in the region to ask questions on development of Niger Delta. We have to replace the current development model with a more effective one. “We have made a lot of ...
... activists, including 13 fellow Nobel laureates (among them former Humanitarian Award recipients Malala Yousafzai and Desmond Tutu), published an open letter criticizing Suu Kyi for remaining silent on the persecution of the Rohingya, which “[amount] to ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.”.
By using opposition contacts in Ethiopia, a growing diaspora movement of writers, bloggers, journalists and activists have flooded Twitter and Facebook with news sources that, they say, contradict inaccurate accounts pushed out by Ethiopia's mostly state-run media or by muddled foreign reporters.
The protesters denounced a US Embassy statement that used the word “Rohingya” to refer to Muslims in troubled northern Rakhine State, which has become a hotbed of ethnic conflict. Most Myanmar people consider the Muslim minority in northern Rakhine as illegal migrants from Bangladesh and not one ...
Some were Republican political groups, like the Conservative Caucus and the Young Americans for Freedom, while others were associated with Soviet bloc ethnic groups, like the Elderly Korean American Association of Orange County and the Baltic American Freedom League. It didn't take long for the ...
The advocates spoke at a national telebriefing for ethnic media sponsored by Ready California, a collaborative cross-sector effort led by the Immigrant ... doing,” Hafiz continued, citing attacks on jurisdictions with sanctuary policies and other enforcement actions against Dreamers, mothers and activists.
The Kurdish-speaking fighters no doubt make it easier to work with the local population and belie YPG allegations that the battle has ethnic motivations. Media activist Massoud Ibo (also known as Abu Majd Koumala) told Al-Monitor, “Several Kurdish factions affiliated with the FSA are fighting in Operation ...
This demonstrates, fully, that Jewish ethnic activist groups such as the media and the ADL are so obsessed with blaming white identity movements for violence that they will act recklessly and in a totally deranged fashion. This makes the whole idea of constantly blaming white people for everything look ...
NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — The New York City Council has approved a resolution supporting Trinidadian-born immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir who ... We know that there is a movement to remove people of colour, to learn that there is an ethnic cleansing being created by this administration.
"In our current political context, especially with the president, there has been a huge gain in the critical study of race and ethnicity, and the desire for students to see themselves reflected in what they are learning," said Julia Jordan-Zachery, a professor at Providence College in Rhode Island and president of ...
In another case, Abdallahi Saleck and Moussa Bilal Biram, activists in an anti-slavery group, are serving two years in a remote prison after an unfair trial. Mauritania's ethnic diversity reflects the country's location, bridging the Maghreb and West Africa. The population consists of three main ethnic groups.
Local journalists and media activists reporting on the occupation and Moroccan abuses face legal obstacles and risk lengthy jail sentences in order to ... The UN recognizes the Polisario Front as a legitimate representative of the Sahrawi people, a mixed ethnic group that lives mainly in Western Sahara and ...
Ysa Osman, a former CNRP activist in the ethnic Cham community, confirmed that Pin Osman had been arrested in Phnom Penh's Russey Keo district ... major push to encourage CNRP members to switch parties, with many CNRP activists and elected officials reporting harassment and surveillance as part ...
Without more effective international action, this ethnic cleansing campaign will continue its disastrous march.” The ongoing oppression appears to be designed to make northern Rakhine State unliveable for the tens of thousands of Rohingya still there, and follows the Myanmar military's relentless campaign ...
A group of scholars and rights campaigners from different countries have blasted Oxford University Press (OUP) over the commissioning of controversial researcher Dr Jacques Leider to write a reference article on the persecuted Rohingya people in a forthcoming series of the Oxford Research ...
Sadly, stories like Lowe's are the anomaly. There have been medical advances in the 30-plus years since the emergence of HIV and AIDS, both marked by a breakdown of the immune system. But those advances are slow to reach African-Americans, who are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV and ...
The inaugural event at FSU is created to bring together students, teachers and activists to build relationships and explore opportunities and solutions through recognition of how ethnic and cultural studies are influenced by what is happening on the ground. “Tallahassee is changing rapidly,” Gaines said.
A prominent activist from Russia's mainly Mulsim region of Tatarstan has fled the country for neighbouring Ukraine shortly after being released from prison after serving a three-year for openly ... The Volga Tatars are distantly related to the Tatars in Crimea, who are their ethnic, linguistic, and religious kin.
The New York Times has published an Op-Ed by Israel's Education Minister Naftali Bennett, in which he educates the world about BDS activists, .... The thing is, that Israel's violations of international law, its Apartheid policies, its policies of ethnic cleansing, are not limited to its control of territories from 1967 ...
The secret police are particularly keen to infiltrate overseas Chinese dissident groups, such as those fighting for democracy in their home country, or among emigre ethnic minority Tibetans and Uyghurs, according to overseas activists. U.S.-based rights activist and Georgia University student Suleiman Gu ...
BANGKOK — Government air strikes and shelling of ethnic Kachin rebels in northern Myanmar have killed five civilians and wounded more than a dozen others since the weekend, a lawmaker and activists said Tuesday. The government offensive has also trapped more than 3,000 other civilians, miners of ...
“We are grateful to the various socio-cultural groups across the country notably the Afenifere, Ohaneze Nd'Igbo, the South-South People, human rights and pro-democracy activists and organisations, religious groups, Elder statesmen, opposition political parties, state Governors, members of the National ...
"We were talking about 'our country', the interest of 'our country'... and I said 'do not mind the human rights' (activists), they are just a noisy bunch actually," Mr Duterte said in his speech at the forum on ... The United Nations described Myanmar's crackdown as ethnic cleansing, which Myanmar denies.
The SNLD didn't accept the Ethnic Affairs Minister position due to the task [of the minister]. If the Ethnic Affairs Minister's duty is to work for union peace, coordinate with ethnic armed organizations, political parties, and social activists and discuss with the government and the Tatmadaw and build peace, the ...
If you follow that path — to link crime to ethnicity — that will lead to a devastating discussion that will impact on our youth and children. There is anger among the youth, who are disadvantaged due to the political and economic changes. In many ethnic communities and cultures across Australian cities and ...
The concerns are compelling tens of thousands of Iranians without any clear previous political or activist affiliations to show how fed up they are and to ... Students, human rights defenders, women's rights promoters, labor leaders, and ethnic minority rights activists immediately become targets and walk into ...
Commenting on the gift, Dean Kuzma said, it "represents a level of generosity that enables the Yale School of Art to address one of the most important issues in society today—equity in graduate-level education within which personal or social circumstances, race, gender, ethnic origin, or economic ...
Delta State Police Command has thoroughly searched the Otor-Iyede, Isoko North Local Government Area home of human rights activist, Comrade Anthony ... accusing of colluding with oil companies and Delta State governments to shortchange and marginalize the petroleum-producing ethnic nationality.
Mr. Tashi has insisted that he does not advocate independence for Tibet, but wants the autonomy and rights for ethnic minorities that are promised by Chinese law. “Tashi argued that his idea was to use litigation to force local governments to stop ignoring Tibetan language education, and he was exercising ...
Under different rubrics, the atlas lists 671 members of religious minorities, 529 supporting or belonging to dissident groups, 379 facing other religious charges, 262 ethnic activists, and sundry bloggers, pro-democracy activists, civic activists, labor rights activists, human rights defenders, journalists, artists, ...
... female activist whose arrest last month has made her a symbol of resistance to Israeli military occupation in the West Bank. Justifying the ban, authorities in the Southeast Asian city state said the film "Radiance of Resistance" was "skewed" and potentially divisive for Singapore's multi-ethnic population.


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