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Subjugating an entire people wasn’t enough for Prime Minister Narendra Modi

LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistani kids are taught in and out of school that Kashmir is our “shah rug” (jugular vein). Indians believe that Kashmir is their “atoot ang” (indispensable body part). Urdu...

July 30, 2019

(Bangkok and Geneva, July 5, 2019)— The Government of India should prevent forced returns of refugees from Myanmar, Fortify Rights said in a short video today. Fortify Rights received mobile-phone footage showing Indian security forces dragging an unknown Rakhine refug...

At least 65 people are dead after the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram is suspected of open firing on mourners at a funeral in the north-eastern Nigerian state of Borno.

Local government chairman Muhammed Bulama said the attack occurred on Saturday. CNN reports that g...

While the slaughter of Nigerian Christians continues to elude an official designation of genocide, one expert believes their predicament will get worse before it gets better. Nonetheless, he says, "God can do great things in the midst of it all."

During the first term o...

An international human rights NGO has submitted research and data to the International Criminal Court contending that the standard for genocide has now been reached when it comes to the massacres of Christian farming communities in Nigeria by Fulani militants. 

The Jubi...

International court forms bench to look into request for probing Myanmar's deportation of Rohingya Muslims

ANKARA 

A Rohingya group Thursday called for an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into Myanmar’s crimes against humanity after an ICC prosecutor anno...

Humanitarian crisis: Rohingya refugees wait for food distribution organized by the Bangladesh army

at the refugee camp of Balukhali near Gumdhum. (AFP/Dominique Faget)

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A toxic mix of nationalism and religious extremism is leading to a wave of political violence across Southeast Asia

In 1998, when Thet Swe Win was in the ninth grade, he picked up a propaganda booklet at school in downtown Yangon. In it, he read that his race and religi...

April 15, 2019

(Yangon) – The Myanmar and Chinese governments have failed to stem the trafficking of ethnic Kachin women and girls as “brides” to families in China, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

The 112-page report, “‘Give Us a Baby and We’ll Let Y...

February 16, 2019

The Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity in Cairo, Jan. 6. PHOTO: AHMED ABDELFATTAH/ZUMA PRESS

Jan. 10, 2019 7:06 p.m. ET

On Thursday Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited the recently opened Coptic Cathedral of the Nativity, not far from Cairo. “It is a very...

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