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The Cham of Cambodia as a Divided People: From Refuge to Genocide

Vadim Atnashev, PhD, Dr Professor at North-West Management Institute, published the paper "The Cham of Cambodia as a Divided People: From Refuge to Genocide", as part of the book "Proceedings of Topical Issues in...

TAIWAN – UN Human Rights Day and the Tai Ji Men Case

UN Human Rights Day and the Tai Ji Men Case HRWF (20.12.2022) – The 10th of December is the day when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed in 1948 and it is commemorated...

“Indian Ladies In Ireland” Seek to End Violence Against Women

The 25th of November marked the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. On occasion 12 powerful women with motivational stories and experience spoke, urging the audience to end violence...

President Metsola condemns Iranian sanctions on MEPs

Metsola condemns Iranian sanctions - EP President Roberta Metsola has condemned the decision of the Iranian regime to sanction several MEPs, as well as journalists, human rights defenders and institutions. “On behalf of the European...

Surge in poverty-stricken children in Eastern Europe, Central Asia

Rising inflation and the Ukraine war have triggered a 19 per cent increase in child poverty across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, according to a study by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Voices raised in Brussels for a ban on all forced labour products from China

On 9 June, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the human rights situation in Xinjiang, calling on the European Commission “to propose an import ban on all products produced by forced labour and...

South Korea: Conscientious objectors, a legal battle against punitive alternative service

Conscientious objectors: a legal battle against punitive alternative service Hye-min Kim, a Jehovah’s Witness and an objector to military service, is the first person known to have refused “alternative service” since it was introduced in 2020. The...

China: “serious human rights violations” in Xinjiang says UN

China responsible for "serious human rights violations" in Xinjiang province according to the UN human rights report

Pakistan: Deadly and devastating floods

The Minister of Climate Change, Sherry Rehman, who on Wednesday spoke of a disaster of "rare magnitude", announced a state of emergency on Friday and appealed for international assistance. Summer monsoons are a seasonal rainfall...

When China executes prisoners of conscience to fuel organ trafficking

China is the only country in the world to have an industrial-scale organ trafficking practice that harvests organs from executed prisoners of conscience.

Rohingya refugees share concerns with UN rights commissioner during visit to Cox’s Bazar

In Cox’s Bazar, she visited camps housing Rohingya refugees who, after terrible repression and human rights violations, fled Myanmar five years ago “to get some safety,” she said. “An estimated 1.1 million Rohingyas are in...

Japan‘s prime minister sent a donation to a temple seen as a symbol of militarism

"It is natural for any country to pay tribute to those who have given their lives for the motherland," commented the Chief Secretary of the Government Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida sent a donation to...

Iran’s persecution of Baháʼís has escalated since June 2022

As reported by the Baháʼí Community in Brussels (BIC), the "quiet campaign to strangle the Baháʼí community is now taking a more overt violent turn, reminiscent of the earlier days of the Revolution in...
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Bangladesh: Conference with the EU Parliament about Human Rights Violations

Bangladesh: European Parliament condemns human rights violations and calls for free and fair elections. BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, July 26, 2022 - July 19th 2022, an international conference entitled "Democracy under threat and human rights violations in...

Latvia files Allegations of Genocide re Ukraine v. Russian Federation

Latvia files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute THE HAGUE, 22 July 2022. Genocide - On 21 July 2022, the Republic of Latvia, invoking Article 63 of the...

The Jeddah Summit Declaration, a new tool for Peace and Development

The final declaration of the Jeddah Security and Development Summit (Jeddah Summit) was issued last July 16th, to the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Jordan, Egypt, Iraq and the United...

Shinzo Abe’s assassination to be called terrorist

Shinzo Abe's assassination - Former Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was murdered because he had links with the Unification Church. The killer cited this as a motive for his fatal shooting. Yamagami, 41, has...

Final sentences to prison terms for 20 Jehovah’s Witnesses since 1 January 2022

The persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses is going on unabated. In the last six months, 20 of them have been sentenced for practising their religion and are serving their prison term. Here is the list: 06...

Czech MEP Zdechovsky : ”Organ harvesting is a lucrative state-sponsored business in China”

“Organ harvesting is a lucrative business that is state-sponsored in China and specifically targets Falun Gong practitioners as well as other prisoners of conscience, which is unacceptable,” Czech MEP Tomas Zdechovsky said in his...

The Tai Ji Men Case: A Test for Taiwan’s Compliance with the Two Covenants

The European Union is increasing its cooperation with Taiwan. It is an essential economic partner, particularly (but not only) in the field of semiconductors. It is also a geopolitical partner for a Europe increasingly concerned...

Unique finds in the ruins of Sanxingdui in China stunned archaeologists

Archaeologists have made startling discoveries at the famous Sanxingdui ruins in southwest China's Sichuan province. It is reported by the Xinhua News Agency. A treasury of exquisite bronze, gold and jade items has been unearthed...

The largest freshwater fish in the world caught

According to scientists, the largest registered freshwater fish in the world was caught in Cambodia - a giant stingray, Al Jazeera reports. Caught on June 13, the stingray measures almost four meters from snout to...

Is Qatar trying to eradicate the Baha’i community?

In a communication to The European Times, the Baha’i International Community(BIC) informed of being "extremely worried by developments in Qatar—where the government is apparently attempting to eradicate the Baha’i community" The Baha'is have often and...

In India, a girl decided to marry herself. This is the first case of sologamous marriage in the country.

24-year-old resident of the Indian state of Gujarat Kshama Bindu will marry herself. The girl made this decision because she “never wanted to get married,” but she dreamed of becoming a bride. TASS writes...

Thieves returned 14 ancient idols, the reason shocked the whole world

Thieves have returned 14 ancient objects believed to be idols stolen from a temple in the Indian city of Chitrakuta in Madhya Pradesh, Report Wire reported. Monk Mahant Rambalak found a bag of idols...
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