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December 3, 2016

Taliban militants publicly hanged a university student after accusing him of killing a senior intelligence officer in Kabul Polytechnic university.

The militia took Faizul Rehman, a fourth-year student from his car as he traveled home to visit his family in Maidan Warda...

August 27, 2016

Endangered Scholars Worldwide remembers Naqib Khpulwak, a law professor who was killed in the attack on the American University of Afghanistan on August 25. 

Thirteen people were killed in the attack that began Wednesday evening at the American University of Kabul....

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IN REMEMBRANCE

Liu Xiaobo – the Quiet, Determined Teller of China’s Inconvenient Truths

 

China’s most famous dissident, Liu Xiaobo, has died in custody at age 61. The cause was liver cancer. His death, confirmed on July 13 by Chinese justice authorities  in the northeastern city of Shenyang, comes more than two weeks after prison authorities announced he was being moved to a hospital for treatment, news that was followed by pleas from around the world to allow him to travel abroad for care.

Dissident, Liu Xiaobo, won Nobel the Peace Prize in 2010 for ‘long and non-violent struggle’ for human rights. Illustration: Henry Wong