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Ben Emmerson 🎗️
International Lawyer, formerly UN Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Jan 11
British MPs told religious persecution of Uyghur Muslims is worse than Maoist era | 5Pillars
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Louisa Greve Jan 8
China’s stage-managed Xinjiang tour should have fooled no-one. By . The purpose was to deflect growing global criticism over numerous human rights violations in Xinjiang. via
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Jan 7
As a former UN Special Rapporteur, I fully endorse the concerns outlined by the WUC, and the necessary conditions for meaningful UN inspections of the Chinese concentration camps in which hundreds of thousands of Uyghur are being arbitrarily detained.
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Jan 4
China thinks it can arbitrarily detain anyone. It is time for change | Michael Caster | World news | The Guardian
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The British-Albanian Lawyers Association Jan 3
We are excited to celebrate 3 years as an organisation this month. Join our celebration on 16 January. Lawyers, aspiring lawyers, students and others interested in what we do are all welcome. See attached and share. RSVP: contact@balawyers.co.uk
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barbaryfigs Jan 4
"The fight against and the far right is inseparable from the freedom of ", President Quim Torra
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WorldUyghurCongress Jan 3
Sean Roberts () examines China's counter-terror policy since 2001: "[T]he Uyghur people as a whole have come to symbolize an almost biological threat to society that must be quarantined through surveillance, punishment & detention."
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WorldUyghurCongress Jan 2
"For Muslim societies, however, the Uighur crisis must be a wake-up call. It shows what can happen to Muslims when authoritarian governments embrace Islamophobia as state policy." Great Op-ed by in
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Kenneth Roth Dec 31
Powerful film showing China's detention of upwards of one million Uighur Muslims for forced indoctrination until they renounce Islam and their ethnic identity. It's urgent that we all--especially Muslim-majority nations--speak out. China's wealth doesn't excuse such mass abuse.
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Jan 1
Ukraine files case against Russia’s human rights abuses in Crimea | KyivPost
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Atheist Republic Dec 29
Rohingya Muslims are being brutally assaulted and killed by Myanmar soldiers. Their story is being told in an award winning documentary.
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Dec 26
Sánchez has only himself to blame. He has been warned repeatedly of the need to find an urgent negotiated settlement before the trial of the political prisoners gets underway. Time is running out. What does he expect?
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Khulekani C.Nene Dec 23
I had a very long interview with Mpisi Dlamini, leader of Vuvulane farmers. He insisted that authorities in Eswatini have been carrying out allegedly unlawful evictions. I've also included in the article a list of 22 farmers evicted in 2016; a story I covered
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Quantum Dec 23
"Europe (ECHR) has condemned in 2018 eight times for not respecting Human Rights"
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Tom Clarke Dec 21
Foreign Minister should be pushing for independent observers & media access to . We also need safeguards to ensure our military & policing assistance isn’t supporting this brutality in anyway
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Keith Hyams Dec 23
Statement from international academics in response to recent attacks & use of chemical weapons on civilians in .
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Diriliş Uyghur Dec 20
’s desire of building a word empire called for “1 belt 1 road” & he believed that in East Turkistan (A.K.A Xinjiang) may hinder it by being independent by uprising due to continuous oppression by so he started a massive and murderous .
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Ben Emmerson 🎗️ Dec 20
Is this for real? This is POTUS latest tweet on his agricultural policy. I am sorry, but seriously? How is the international community expected to do business with this farcical display of absurdity? I thought the Brexit pantomime was bad. But this?
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AG Office Maldives Dec 18
Attorney General meets QC , the former UN Human Rights Special Rapporteur on promotion & protection of human rights & fundamental freedoms, to discuss reforming the judiciary, strengthening transitional justice & restoring confidence in state institutes.
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Ilshat H. Kokbore Dec 20
Uyghur Activist Ilshat Hassan Speaks About China’s Ongoing Persecution in Xinjiang via
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