Human Rights

Reports on World Prayer Day -Willingness to take action in critical moments and emulate world peacemakers

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In 2005, the 60th anniversary of the United Nations, Dr. Hong, Tao-Tze met with Secretary General...

Actively Promoting UN Goals In Memory of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Secretary-General Annan

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Former UN Secretary Kofi Annan was a key driver of the UN Millennium Development...

Nigeria: Displacement Camp Closures Worsen Suffering

The decision by Nigeria’s Borno State government to shut down its camps for people displaced by the Boko Haram conflict has pushed over 200,000 people into deeper suffering and destitution, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on November 02,...

Iran: Thousands of Detained Protesters and Activists in Peril

Iranian authorities have escalated their assault against widespread dissent and protests through dubious national security charges against detained activists and grossly unfair trials, Human Rights Watch said on November 03,2022. On October 31, the...

Dr. Hong, Tao-Tze Honored with Global Human Rights Award

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President of FOWPAL Dr. Hong, Tao-Tze, center, joins fellow United Churches Global Human Rights Awardees for a...

UN rights chief appeals for a halt in forced returns to Myanmar

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Dusk approaches in Yangon, Myanmar.

Chad: Scores of Protesters Shot Dead, Wounded

Security forces fired on protesters in several cities across Chad, including N’Djamena, the capital, on October 20, 2022, killing at least 50 people and injuring dozens of others, Human Rights Watch said on October 26, 2022.

Prevent Civilian Harm from Explosive Weapons

All countries should endorse a new political commitment aimed at protecting civilians from the bombing and shelling of cities and towns during wartime, Human Rights Watch said in a report released with Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights...

Sudan: Justice for protesters against coup, key to ending cycle of violence

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Protests in Sudan took place in Khartoum and other parts of the country.

Malaysia: Surge in Summary Deportations to Myanmar

Malaysian authorities have since mid-August 2022 accelerated the number of asylum seekers summarily deported to Myanmar, where their lives and freedom are at risk, Human Rights Watch said October 24, 2022. Malaysian immigration authorities have since...