Extrajudicial killings
Filipino forces kill Indigenous people as state violence continues and other stories

Today we look at the massacres of Indigenous people by armed forces in the Philippines, violence against civilians by Myanmar’s junta forces, and more

Investigation confirms Ugandan forces shot unarmed people in November and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into police killings during the November protests in Uganda, the lockout of ExxonMobil workers in the US, and more

ahmed-erekat extrajudicial killing Fact-finding report calls Ahmed Erekat’s killing by Israeli soldiers “extrajudicial execution” 

27-year-old Ahmed Erekat was killed on June 23 last year at a checkpoint in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank by Israeli soldiers. His body has still not been handed over to his family

Father booked under anti-terror law in Kashmir for demanding teenage son’s dead body

Following the killing of his son along with two other young men in Srinagar, Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, has been protesting for over a month demanding that his son’s dead body be handed over. On February 8, the police charged him and a few others under the draconian anti-terror law

North Waziristan targeted killing protest In Pakistan’s North Waziristan, residents take to the streets against murder of doctor

Dr. Waliullah Dawar was killed last week by unknown assailants. On Wednesday, led by Pashtun Tahafuz Movement leader Mohsin Dawar, protesters demanded legal action against the perpetrators and immediate release of all political prisoners

Fake encounter Kashmir Families of youth killed in fake encounter hold protest in Kashmir 

Ather Mushtaq, Ajaz Maqbool Ganai and Zubair Lone were killed in an encounter on December 30. Their bodies have not been handed over to the families yet

Civilian killed in Kashmir Family of 65-year-old Kashmiri civilian says he was killed by security forces

A civilian was allegedly killed by the Indian security forces in the Sopore district of Kashmir, according to his family. Following the incident, pictures of the deceased’s grandson sitting on top of his dead body drenched in blood went viral on social media, triggering widespread condemnation

PTM arrests Pakistan Hate speech case filed against leaders of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement in Pakistan

A prominent figure of the PTM and a member of the national assembly, Ali Wazir was arrested last year after being accused of participating in an attack on an army check post in North Waziristan. Authorities in Pakistan have been accused of cracking down on the workers and leaders of the movement fighting for Pashtun rights

In 2020, already 50 social leaders assassinated in Colombia

The massacre of Colombia’s social, peasant and Indigenous leaders continues unabated

Prominent Pashtun activist Manzoor Pashteen arrested in Pakistan

Pashteen is associated with the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) and had led massive public gathering in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on January 12 to demand justice for the persecuted Pashtun community in Pakistan

PTM gathering Pakistan Calling for justice for Pashtuns, thousands gather in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) has called for unity among the Pashtun leadership, and has declared that another such public gathering will be held in Balochistan on the death anniversary of PTM leader Arman Loni on February 6

Filipino activists denounce persecution by Duterte’s regime

In the past three years, a reported 43 workers have been killed by the police and security forces in the Philippines

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