Enforced disappearances
Enforced disappearance Sri Lanka Families of disappeared persons rally in Sri Lanka, continue struggle for justice 

Last week, family members of disappeared persons marked the 2000th day of their struggle for justice. Tens of thousands of people were abducted during the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka and were never heard from again

Baloch enforced disappearances Pakistan Baloch students in Pakistan demand an end to abductions and disappearances

In light of the increase in disappearances of Baloch youth, many from the community have taken to the streets to protest the police brutality and abductions

PTM leader bail Pakistan PTM leader Ali Wazir granted bail in hate speech case

The Sindh High Court finally granted bail to prominent leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement from South Waziristan, Ali Wazir, who was accused of insulting state institutions in a speech in December 2020

Migrant delivery workers strike for fair pay and conditions in Dubai and other stories

Today we look at a strike by food delivery workers in Dubai, the conviction and sentencing of an Indigenous land defender in Canada, and more

Baloch students protest Baloch students protest repeated enforced disappearances

Several student groups gave the call for protests after Bebagr Imdad, a Baloch student, was picked up in broad daylight from the premises of Punjab university (PU) in national capital Islamabad

Myanmar report Damning report exposes atrocities committed by junta forces in Myanmar

The 193-page report accuses army chief General Min Aung Hlaing of creating a special command that deployed snipers to kill unarmed protesters. It also identifies 61 military and police officials from the junta forces who it recommends must be investigated for committing crimes against humanity 

Millions across India protest Modi government’s anti-worker policies and other stories

Today we look at the landmark 2-day general strike by Indian workers; a 2nd failed vacancy motion against Peru’s President Castillo, and more

Sri Lanka Amnesty report enforced disappearances Families of disappeared persons in Sri Lanka face increasing surveillance and intimidation 

With a rise in surveillance, intimidation and harassment by the state apparatus, families of victims of enforced disappearance in Sri Lanka are facing increasing threats, as per rights groups

Enforced disappearances in Balochistan Pakistan Student bodies demand release of abducted research scholar in Balochistan

Following the abduction of Hafeez Baloch, a physics scholar at Quaid-e-Azam University in Balochistan, a series of protests have been witnessed across Balochistan demanding his safe release

Sudanese forces kill protestors; march for Indigenous women in Canada and other stories

Today we look at the 18th round of anti-coup mass protests in Sudan, the annual march for Indigenous women, trans and Two Spirit people in Canada, and more

Bayoumi - lawyer missing in Egypt Human rights lawyer in Egypt slapped with terrorism charges

Osama Bayoumi was arbitrarily detained after authorities raided his home in capital Cairo last week on Saturday. He has been working as a defense attorney for several political prisoners in Egypt

Enforced disappearance in Balochistan, Pakistan 63 persons forcibly disappeared, 37 killed in Pakistan’s Balochistan

Enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings continue in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province with over 63 disappearances and 37 casualties reported within the month of December