Universal Periodic Review

Universal Periodic Review

 

“By your first anniversary in June, the wheels of the Council should be in full motion, including the Universal Periodic Review. This mechanism has great potential to promote and protect human rights in the darkest corners of the world.” – Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General

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China report: 76 sentenced so far for Tibet riots

The Dalai Lama welcomes the audience after being awarded with the German Media Prize in Baden-Baden, southern Germany, yesterday. — AP pic

The Dalai Lama welcomes the audience after being awarded with the German Media Prize in Baden-Baden, southern Germany, yesterday. — AP pic

BEIJING, Feb 11 — China has sentenced 76 people and detained more than 950 since last year’s deadly anti-government riots in Tibet, state media said today.

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Malaysian government should review the punishment of two Rohingyas who assaulted and burnt Myanmar embassy

Malaysian government should review the punishment of two Rohingyas

who assaulted and burnt Myanmar embassy

Malaysian government should review the punishment of two Rohingyas who assaulted and burnt Myanmar embassy because_

Malaysian court punished them as assault but failed to consider that they just reciprocated after provocation and continuation of a fight. Unprovoked murder or assault is different from the same damaged caused during a fight. Myanmar military’s assault and insults on Rohingyas are continued at their embassy in KL.

With the recently revealed Rohingya boat peoples’ plights, they were pushed out of Myanmar, burnt with molotov bomb, assaulted with woods and cane leaving burnt and fresh wounds which are similar to the crime that those two Rohingyas were punished by the Malaysian court.

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Myanmar shoe shop at the Burmese market in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi sits in his shoe shop at the Burmese market, where smuggled goods from Myanmar are sold, in Teknaf, a popular launching point for dangerous journeys by illegal immigrants, about 250km southwest of the capital Dhaka, Bangladesh. Thousands of impoverished Bangladeshis and Rohingyas, members of a stateless, Muslim ethnic group that fled Myanmar to escape persecution, leave Bangladesh aboard rickety boats each year in hopes of finding work elsewhere. — AP pic

A Bangladeshi sits in his shoe shop at the Burmese market, where smuggled goods from Myanmar are sold, in Teknaf, a popular launching point for dangerous journeys by illegal immigrants, about 250km southwest of the capital Dhaka, Bangladesh. Thousands of impoverished Bangladeshis and Rohingyas, members of a stateless, Muslim ethnic group that fled Myanmar to escape persecution, leave Bangladesh aboard rickety boats each year in hopes of finding work elsewhere. — AP pic

Myanmar shoe shop at the Burmese market in Bangladesh