Terteel Agha

Leaked Document Shows The Targeting Of Muslim Minorities By The Chinese Government

A newly leaked document from Xinjiang has provided information on why Uighur Muslims have been detained at internment camps by the Chinese government. The document has also revealed how the authorities are using high-tech surveillance to keep track of the identities, locations, and habits of individual Uighur Muslims. It is […]

U.S. Passes A Bill To Combat Human Rights Abuse Of Uighur Muslims In China

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill calling for sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for human rights abuses against the Uighur Muslim minority, on the 3rd December, calling for the closure of mass detention camps in the north-western region of Xinjiang. The Uighur bill requires the president ‘to […]

Nigerians Evacuated From South Africa After Attacks 1

Around 200 Nigerians have left South Africa amid fears of xenophobic violence. There has recently been a wave of violent attacks on foreign people, their businesses and property. Riots started in early September, where several stores owned by immigrants were targeted across Johannesburg, Pretoria and surrounding areas. At least 10 […]

Venezuela Releases 22 Prisoners After Critical UN Report Published

On Thursday, Venezuela reportedly released 22 prisoners, including high-profile judge Maria Afiuni, journalist Braulio Jatar, and twenty students, according to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and her office. The news came after the U.N. Human Rights Council held a debate on Bachelet’s report after a visit […]

Government Officials In Haiti Set To Lose Economic Perks

Government officials in Haiti are set to lose their perks, under emergency economic and anti-corruption measures announced on Saturday by Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant. This is in response to deadly protests which have been occurring – corruption being the main cause of discontent – where protesters want President Jovenel Moise […]

Bangladesh Proposes To Create A Safe Zone In Myanmar For Rohingya Refugees

Bangladesh has proposed to create a ‘safe zone’ in Myanmar’s Rakhine state for Rohingya refugees, where they fled state persecution in late 2017. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has called on Russia, China and India to help the country tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis. In an interview with Anadolu News […]

North Sentinel Is Back In The Spotlight After An American Traveller Was Killed During An Attempted Visit

Last week, on the 17th of November, American citizen John Allen Chau was killed by an endangered tribe after he visited North Sentinel Island. India-owned North Sentinel lies in the Indian Ocean and is inhabited by the Sentinelese, who have lived in complete isolation for around 60,000 years. Chau was on […]

South Korea’s Supreme Court Orders Japanese Firm To Compensate Wartime Employees

South Korea’s Supreme Court has ordered a Japanese steelmaker to compensate the victims of forced labour during Japan’s wartime control of the Korean peninsula between 1910 and 1945. The court ordered the company, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSM) to pay 100 million won ($88,000) in compensation to each […]