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Protesters Condemn Beijing Migrant Crackdown

Following a deadly fire on November 18, authorities initiated a crackdown on unsafe dwellings that led to the eviction of tens of thousands of migrant workers in Beijing. Netizens angrily recalled official usage of the term “low-end population” to refer to the workers disproportionately af...

Amnesty accuses EU of complicity in Libya migrant abuse

European Union countries are complicit in the abuse of migrants held in Libya, Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday that accused the EU of turning a blind eye to allegedly brutal tactics of the Libyan coast guard and dangerous detention facilities....

Football: FA demands answers over Old Trafford bust-up

LONDON: The Football Association demanded answers from Manchester United and Manchester City on Monday (Dec 11) following reports of ugly scenes that reportedly left City assistant coach Mikel Arteta bloodied after a fracas. The Guardian newspaper said Arteta was left with blood streaming down his...

EU ‘Deeply Troubled’ by China’s Human Rights Record

The European Union delegation to China issued a statement on Friday ahead of International Human Rights Day expressing deep concerns regarding the outlook for human rights in the country. From AFP: The EU noted “significant improvements in the Chinese people’s standard of living and in ...

3 men arrested for unlawful entry into Singapore

SINGAPORE: The police coast guard arrested three men for trying to enter Singapore illegally on Saturday (Dec 9) evening.  The men - aged between 22 and 29 - were detected swimming towards Singapore from Malaysia at about 10.58pm on Saturday. Both land and sea resources were deployed to appreh...