Stories about Human Rights from April, 2017
Under China's "stability control" measures, it is increasingly common for netizens who are critical of the government to be summoned or detained by police.
"By presenting the other side to the Kashmir storyline, the locals once again were able to own....the highly complex and conflicted Kashmir narrative."
"I have no choice but to go on hunger strike to restore my stolen freedom".
“So-called 'Paradise on Earth' has no public safety for its citizens. Tomorrow, it could be me, you, or any of us," wrote a Facebook user.
Kashmiris see more cuts to basic communications services, a Japanese artist gets fined for her 3D vagina art, and Thailand tells Facebookers to "unfollow" state critics.
Nyanzi's story has become a rallying opportunity for Ugandans who oppose the Musveni government.
"As the war intensifies, and the number of armed groups and their influence in Iraq grows, the pressure on Iraqi journalists will increase.”
"Human rights violations don't have a time limit...Record for the future, when there will be democracy."
The poem was posted on Facebook on World Poetry Day — but its verses were not welcomed by everyone.