Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei’s work can be socially incendiary, at least in the eyes of the Chinese government. Back in 2011, that was more than enough to get Ai arrested, detained and indefinitely barred from leaving Beijing.
Tag: Human Rights
The Philippine government is failing to protect children who dig and dive for gold in dangerous small-scale mines, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report and video, released ahead of Children’s Month in the Philippines.
Migrant workers from Myanmar are subject to ‘wage theft’ in Thailand say campaigners for ethics in the garment making industry. But the organisation cannot name and shame the apparel brands benefitting from the exploitation – because the workers have no idea whose brands they are making clothes for.