(Bangkok) – Cambodian authorities unlawfully detain hundreds of drug users and others deemed “undesirable” in centers where they face torture, sexual violence, and forced labor, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Human Rights Watch called for the immediate closure of the country’s eight detention centers that are supposedly for drug dependency treatment.
The death sentence against Abdul Qader Mollah, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party convicted of war crimes during Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence, should immediately be stayed due to fair trial concerns.
If Bishop stays silent, she would not only be selling out the many courageous Chinese activists pressing for change - many of whom are locked up in China's prisons - but she would also be harming Australia's long-term interests
It is the government’s responsibility to make the electoral process accessible, including by providing information in simplified language, visual aids, and oral instructions, so all citizens — whether they have a disability or not — can make an informed choice.