Humanrights News Updates: 24 April 2017

Eight North Korean defectors in China at risk of deportation: Human Rights Watch Reuters – ‎4 hours ago‎ Human Rights Watch said Chinese government authorities detained the eight North Koreans in mid-March during what appeared to be a random road check in northeastern China. The detention of North Korean defectors in China comes as U.S. President …Read More

Chechnya should shut the Gay torture centres

https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/close_the_gay_torture_centres_loc/?cmEYDbb Now the journalist who broke the story is in hiding after getting death threats. Let’s keep building a massive call to stop the crackdown! Add your name and tell everyone — Chechnya is rounding up gay people and taking them to torture centres, and it’s as horrific as it sounds. But a massive globalRead More