Uighur Protesters Sentenced to Death

China’s far western Xinjiang province, rich in oil and gas deposits, is home to the Uighurs, one of China’s minority groups. Representing less than one percent of China’s total population but about forty percent of the inhabitants of Xinjiang province,…

Ammado.com: Social Networking for Social Good

Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs), particularly grassroots NGOs, have found social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to be vital tools for connecting with supporters, organizing events, and building networks. After recognizing this growing trend, Peter Conlon and Dr. Anna…

Vietnamese Buddhist Monks and Nuns Driven into Hiding

  Several hundred members of the Buddhist Bat Nha monastery, followers of internationally-renowned monk Thich Naht Hahn, have been driven into hiding, illustrating Vietnam’s continued failure to respect religious freedom. The monks and nuns left the Phuoc Hue pagoda in…