Chinese Activists Subjected to Invasive Investigations

Privacy is a human right recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and among many other regional and international treaties. The Declaration states that “no one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence,…

Scaling-up Housing for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

Following approximately 87,000 new Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh from October 2016 to March 2017, the Northern Rakhine State saw recent violence against police outposts by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), resulting in Burmese security forces responding with an escalation…

Singapore Silencing Activists and Bloggers

In the past year, Singapore has increased its restrictions on activists and bloggers, leading to more harassment of both groups. According to the World Report 2017, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, said that authoritarian populists look at…