Tuesday, March 31, 2009

China Reopens Tibet

Chinese officials have announced that foreign visitors will once again be allowed to travel to Tibet and that this new travel policy will go into effect on April 5, 2009. Read more.....China reopens Tibet to foreigners

Monday, March 16, 2009

Anime Enlisted to Help Combat Human Trafficking Joint MTV and USAID Project enters New Phase

On March 16, 2009, U.S. based television network MTV officially announced the release of a new anime video designed to raise awareness about human trafficking in Asia.

Read more: "Anime Enlisted to Help Combat Human Trafficking: Joint MTV and USAID Project enters New Phase" - http://international-human-rights.suite101.com/article.cfm/anime_enlisted_to_help_combat_human_trafficking#ixzz09wWPnxIP

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

'Gentle' man sent to Uzbek labor camp

Religious Repression in Uzbekistan ???

Bad news in Uzbekistan....Human rights groups concerned for man sentenced to 8 years in a labor camp.
  • Story Highlights
  • Abdul Dadahanov jailed in Uzbekistan, accused of extremist religious activities
  • American family recalls how the man wanted to aid healing after 9/11
  • Rights groups say Dadahanov is victim of crackdown on "independent Muslims"
  • Friends in the U.S. fear for health of "gentle, kind" man in Uzbek prisons