Uighurs accuse Beijing of oppressing them, in part by forcibly detaining many of their community in re-education camps where they're subjected to Chinese state propaganda.
He was briefing the UN Security Council's first public meeting on Myanmar in eight years
Protesters in Jakarta vowed to stand by their "Muslim brothers and sisters" fleeing what the United Nations has called a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in Myanmar.
UN Secretary General acknowledges Rohingya situation as ethnic cleansing and calls on Myanmar to take them back
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged Myanmar authorities to end violence against Rohingya Muslims, saying the situation there could best be described as ethnic cleansing.
Myanmar is facing mounting pressure over the mass Rohingya refugee exodus.
On Monday, the UN’s top human rights official said the country’s
Aid agencies say nearly 90,000 Rohingya refugees have now fled to Bangladesh, since violence erupted in neighbouring Myanmar just over a week
Aboriginal community leaders in Australia’s Northern Territory are using the power of political art to spread protest messages about losing control
Some 1,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, under fire from soldiers there, forced their way into Bangladesh on Monday.
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UK police officers who Tasered a prominent civil rights activist acted how “the public expect of them,” said the head of a local police lobby
European Parliament Sakharov Prize winners Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar in The Global Conversation
Lamiya Aji Bashar, an Iraqi Yazidi, tells a tortuous tale of her escape from ISIL captivity.
For the first time ever the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities have delivered a joint televised message for Christmas. They
Questions are being asked about whether or not a top pro-Kurdish lawyer who died during a shootout in Turkey’s troubled south east was caught in
Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, held a general election on Sunday, its second since polls in 2010 ended almost a
Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Kyiv for the latest burst of fighting in Ukraine’s restive east. Putin made the accusation on the second
During the Bosnian War, a vast 16th century Jewish cemetery in Sarajevo was the front line in multi-ethnic fighting. The Muslim, Orthodox and
This edition of Learning World looks at how the educational landscape in Saudi Arabia, Canada and New Zealand is changing. Three schemes in these
Violent clashes have killed 35 people in the Xinjiang region of China.
The Turkic-speaking region has often been the centre of conflicts between
It is a problem many people face on a daily basis: being judged, badly treated, or even worse, just because of the colour of their skin. There are
Part of the ongoing concern about racism and xenophobia in Europe is the phenomenon of hate speech, a complex issue that has been difficult for
Ethnic violence is a genuine fear for lots of Macedonians. The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has seen a growing mistrust between Albanian and
EU and Roma
For more than a thousand years, Roma people (including Travellers, Gypsies, Manouches, Ashkali, Sinti, etc.) have been an integral part
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child aims to protect children against discrimination. But many young people from marginalised and