Gulf Times - human-rights-abuses
Taiwan fishermen protest over crackdown on troubled industry

Taiwan fishermen protest over crackdown on troubled industry

Fishermen and their families took to the streets in Taiwan Tuesday against what they said was an unfair crackdown on the industry which has been accused of illegal practices and human rights abuses.

US urges Myanmar to hold security forces accountable in Rohingya crackdown

US urges Myanmar to hold security forces accountable in Rohingya crackdown

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Myanmar's government to take concrete steps to investigate human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims and hold accountable members of its security forces and others for any involvement in those actions, a State Department official said on Friday.

Scores flee gunmen in war-torn Marawi

Scores flee gunmen in war-torn Marawi

Scores of people ran to freedom through a terrifying gauntlet of military air strikes and gunmen yesterday, nearly two weeks after being trapped in a deadly battle for a Philippine city.