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(New York) – Chinese authorities are using a mobile app to carry out illegal mass surveillance and arbitrary detention of Muslims in China’s western Xinjiang region, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 68-page report, “…
Images of the IJOP surveillance phone app used in Xinjiang, China.
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The Chinese government is subjecting millions of Tibetans to a policy of mass rehousing and relocation that radically changes their way of life, and about which they have no say. 
Since 2006, under plans to “Build a New Socialist Countryside” in Tibetan…
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Several thousand ethnic Kachin refugees from Burma are isolated in Yunnan, China, where they are at risk of return to a conflict zone and lack needed humanitarian aid. Human Rights Watch documented how 7,000 to 10,000 ethnic Kachin refugees…
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Impunity prevails in Zimbabwe. There has been little or no accountability for the numerous cases of political killings, torture, and abductions by alleged government security forces and their allies during and after the presidential election run-off in…