Tag : Amnesty International
North Korea title : North Korea Upgrades Torturous Prison Camps, Intensifies Security
summary : New satellite images of the two most notorious North Korea prison camps show undeniable proof that the government, while persistently denying the existence of such camps, continues to upgrade the torturous facilities that appear to be “very much in working order.”
date : Nov 27, 2016 01:26 AM EST
Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳn title : Catholic Blogger Detained in Vietnam in Danger of Torture
summary : A Catholic human rights blogger in Vietnam who was accused of “conducting propaganda” could be facing torture as authorities continue to keep her whereabouts a secret.
date : Oct 28, 2016 09:40 AM EDT
Chinese Baby title : China Approves Landmark Two-Child Per Couple Policy to Begin Jan. 1, 2016
summary : Chinese legislators passed a historic decision on Sunday, allowing all couples to have two children in the future, Xinhua News Agency reported. The new birth policy replaces the country’s controversial 37-year-old one-child policy, and will go into effect Jan. 1, 2016. Some claim the one-child policy was ineffective and unnecessary, given the country's aging residents.
date : Dec 29, 2015 10:21 AM EST
Sudan title : Sudan’s President Escapes Arrest as Country Faces Scrutiny on Treatment of Christians, Other Minorities
summary : Despite having an international arrest warrant on him, Sudan President Omar al-Bashir managed to avoid getting detained in South Africa. His government has been accused of brutally persecuting Christians and other minorities in that country.
date : Jun 24, 2015 08:25 PM EDT
Patrick Stewart title : Sir Patrick Stewart Expresses Support for Northern Ireland Bakery That Refused to Bake Pro-Gay Marriage Cake, Clarifies Remarks
summary : Legendary British actor Sir Patrick Stewart has expressed his support for the Christian bakers in Northern Ireland who refused to make a cake containing a statement in support of gay marriage. Those bakers were later found guilty of discrimination and fined.
date : Jun 09, 2015 01:14 PM EDT
Boko Haram title : Boko Haram Claims Responsibility For Latest Nigerian Massacre That Killed 2,000
summary : The terror group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a massacre in northeastern Nigeria, and their leader claimed that God commanded them to carry out the killings.
date : Jan 21, 2015 07:11 PM EST