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 Year in Review 

The Society for Threatened People hold a vigil in front of the assembly hall of the University of Goettingen in occasion of the 2nd economics conference about China. We wanted to draw attention to the fate of the imprisoned chinese professor Guo Quan.



September 2014

The Aboriginals Peoples in Australia have no common law! They have simply been ousted!

Demand from the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Mr. Kamalesh Sharma to make his weight felt for the Aboriginal Peoples in Australia!

Sign the petition here!


New internet policy contributes to criminalization of minorities – conflicts in nationality areas are tabooed
China tightens Internet censorship
(Press Release)

March 03, 2015

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) accuses China's government of contributing to a systematic criminalization of ethnic and religious minorities, based on the new Internet policy that will come into effect on March 1. According to the new Internet policy in China, anyone who passes on information or rumors concerning the problems and conflicts in the settlement areas of the Tibetans, Uyghurs and Mongols is an offender.

German and Swiss tour operators must take over responsibility!
Sri Lanka: Human rights violations in the holiday paradise
(Press Release)

February 27, 2015

The Society for Threatened Peoples Switzerland (STP) has published a new report called "Schatten im Sonnenparadies –Tourismus und Menschenrechte in Sri Lanka" ("A Shadow on the Sunny Paradise – Tourism and Human Rights in Sri Lanka") that documents how the tourist development in the country leads to systematic human rights violations.

At least 25 people killed in police operations in crisis regions of China
Tensions in Northwest China escalate
(Press Release)

February 24, 2015

During the last ten days, at least 25 people died in clashes between Uyghurs and the police forces in Northwestern China, as reported by the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP). This is a clear indication for another rise in tensions in the crisis region of Xinjiang/East Turkestan.

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September 11, 2014
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August 25, 2014
Dalai Lama Visits Our Tibet Exhibition
August 08, 2014
Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng released from prison |>
August 07, 2014
Kamal Sido about the plight of the Yazidis and Christians in Iraq who are hunted by ISIS extremists. |>
July 30, 2014
Stop Human Trafficking! |>
March 2014
The Rohingya People in Burma: The world's most persecuted minority |>
March 2014
Christian Minorities in the Middle East |>
November 2013
Memorandum: Syria: Minorities in fear |>
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