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Rights activist, journalist believed detained in China, says report

Journalist Sophia Huang and human rights activist Wang Jianbing are believed to have been detained by authorities in Guangzhou

Photos: Remembering those who stood for freedom in The Philippines

On Sept. 21, 2021, activists and human rights workers offered wreaths for those who fought for freedom during the years of martial law

Defrocked monk jailed in Cambodia for ‘obstructing’ COVID-19 measures

Pang Soda, formerly the abbot of a temple in Kompong Cham province, was arrested and sent to Prey Sar Prison on Tuesday

Thai lawmakers vote on law against torture, disappearances

The draft law passed a first reading in parliament, though it is not clear when lawmakers will take it up again

Hong Kong police order Tiananmen vigil group to delete websites

The Hong Kong Alliance is the latest opposition group to be targeted by a sweeping national security law

International court approves probe into Duterte’s alleged ‘crimes against humanity’

His lawyers said President Duterte will not cooperate with the ICC investigation

Detained Tibetans in China denied proper food, medical care, says report

Authorities recently arrested Tibetans for asserting language rights and for possession of images of the Dalai Lama

Human rights lawyer gunned down in southern Philippines

Lawyer Juan Macababbad, vice chairperson of the Union of Peoples’ Lawyers in Mindanao, was shot dead in front of his house

Probe into rights violations in Philippines alleges ‘damning evidence’ against Duterte

Investigate Ph called on the UN Human Rights Council on Monday, Sept. 13, to conduct a probe into alleged rights abuses in the Philippines

Threats to environment ‘greatest challenge to human rights’

Climate change, pollution and nature loss were already having a severe impact but countries fail to take action to curb the damage

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