The Burma Campaign UK (BCU) has “named and shamed” 49 international companies it accuses of having links to the Burmese military, which is blamed for widespread human abuses against the Rohingya minority, a largely Muslim ethnic group.
The sudden disappearance from public view and social media of China’s highest-paid actress has fueled speculation ranging from rumors of her arrest to reports that she has fled to Los Angeles seeking asylum.
Tibetan activist put on trial in China for inciting separatism.
Tashi had advocated for greater use of Tibetan in education, bemoaning the use of Mandarin for most instruction in classrooms where the majority of students are Tibetan. Many Tibetans view language policies as an attempt by the government to destroy their culture.