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Mongolia’s child jockeys risk death to race
Khentii Province, Mongolia – “I miss everything about him. I ask why I kept sending him to race and why we taught him to ride a horse,” says P Batsaikhan, whose son, Lkhagvadorj, was seven years old when he died.
China marks 70 years of Inner Mongolia’s founding, activist complains of curbs
Hada: “Today is not a day to be happy but to be depressed”
Ethnic Mongolian Makes Rallying Call to Herders in Northern China on Release
An ethnic Mongolian herder jailed two years ago by Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia has been released from prison to be met by dozens of cheering supporters.
Nothing to See Here: Mongolia Media Goes Dark to Protest Curbs
Several Mongolian broadcasters, newspapers and websites suspended content to protest a bill they fear would lead to censorship just two months before the former communist dictatorship elects a new president.
Ban or not, Mongolian child jockeys stay in the saddle
Tsagaan Hutul (Mongolia): Mongolian courts banned them, human rights groups slammed them and the labour ministry demands they cease, but none of that has stopped Mongolia’s politicians from letting child jockeys saddle up.
Southern Mongolia: Four Herdsmen Arrested for Online Petition Over Unpaid Subsidies
Four herdsmen were arrested on Monday [9 January 2017] for their role in an online petition. Signed by 500 herdsmen, the online appeal claimed unpaid subsidies they had been promised for having stopped grazing on protected land. In response to this, many herdsmen went to protest at the police station and were met with pepper [...]
World’s Worst Air Has Mongolians Seeing Red, Planning Protest
If you think air pollution in China has been bad, just look at Mongolia.
Ethnic Mongolian Activist Detained After Tweet About Land Dispute
Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia have detained an ethnic Mongolian activist who spoke out in support of his Mongolian herding community near Tongliao city amid a long-running dispute over land.
Parents protest appointment of Chinese principals and ban of Mongolian language in kindergartens
Mongolian parents from eastern Southern (Inner) Mongolia’s Ulaanhad Municipality (“chifeng shi” in Chinese) have launched a series of protests against the educational authorities for appointing Chinese principals to the only two Mongolian kindergartens allowed to teach in Mongolian. Outraged by the newly appointed Chinese principals’ ban of the Mongolian language in the kindergartens, Mongolian parents [...]
What Could China’s ‘Social Credit System’ Mean for its Citizens?
China’s authoritarian government is using big data to develop credit scoring systems and a so-called social credit system, while urging data-sharing between companies and governments. How should Chinese netizens and global citizens concerned about privacy react?
Protesting Mongolian Herders Are Driven From Government Compound Amid Land Dispute
Ethnic Mongolian herders who marched on government offices, camping out in protest at being thrown off their grazing lands, have now been evicted from the premises, as the government banned social media posts relating to the land dispute.
Chinese Police Detain Eight Ethnic Mongolians Amid Dispute Over Grassland
Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia have detained eight people in an eviction operation targeting a group of ethnic Mongolian herders and driving them from their summer pastures, activists and local residents said on Wednesday.
Herders Blockade Disputed Highway Project in China’s Inner Mongolia
Ethnic Mongolian herders in China’s northern region of Inner Mongolia on Friday blocked construction traffic en route to a highway project in protest at the use of their grazing lands.
Chinese Police Hold 30 Ethnic Mongolian Herders After Land Grab Protest
Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia have detained 30 people following protests by ethnic minority herders over the loss of their traditional grazing lands.The detentions came after hundreds of residents of Manzutun village, in Ar-Horqin Right Front Banner (in Chinese, aluke’erqinqi), gathered on Thursday in protest at the signing over of their [...]
China Holds Lawyers, Threatens Activist Amid Mongolian Pollution Protest
Chinese authorities are stepping up a crackdown on rights activists and lawyers who are trying to help Inner Mongolian herders embroiled in a bitter protest over the contamination of their grazing lands, sources told RFA.
China Detains Ethnic Mongolian Herder Who Shot Video of Poisoned Sheep
Chinese police in the northern region of Inner Mongolia have detained an ethnic Mongolian herder who spoke out about pollution from nearby smelting plants that has left local people with higher cancer rates, herders with piles of dead livestock and poisoned the soil and water. Authorities in the region’s Zaruud Banner (Zaluteqi in Chinese) detained [...]
Chinese Police Halt Mongolian Herders’ Convoy En Route to Pollution Protest
Hundreds of ethnic Mongolians in the northern region of Inner Mongolia are staging protests over pollution from alumina plants near their traditional grazing lands that they say is making their livestock sick, herders told RFA.
Southern Mongolia: Herders Detained Following Protest Against Industrial Zone’s Illegal Occupation
On 19 March 2016, six Mongolian herders were jailed by the Public Security Bureau after staging a protest against the illegal occupation of their grazing lands by the Bayanhuaa Industrial Zone , a mining complex whose revenue reaches 2 billion USD. The situation escalated due to the government’s inability to fulfil the herder’s grievances , [...]
Southern Mongolia: Herders Protest Against Illegal Occupation of Land
Southern Mongolian herders protested on Tuesday in front of local government buildings , claiming the end of the illegal expropriations of their grazing lands, as well as the destruction of these by the miner’s activities. This long term struggle has until now not led to a resolution of the problem by the central government, opening [...]
Голландия не даст монголам убежища, так как в Монголии жить не страшно
Монголия вошла в список безопасных стран, жители которых не имею право на убежище в Голландии и до 1 марта должны выехать из страны, сообщает Аsiarussia.
Ethnic Mongolians Protest Missile Tests on Grasslands, Lack of Income
Ethnic Mongolian herders in northern China are protesting the use of their traditional grazing lands for military weapons testing, as authorities elsewhere in the region detain at least 10 people for giving interviews to overseas media.
Freedom in the World 2016: Anxious Dictators, Wavering Democracies
Economic downturns and fear of social unrest have led Russia, China, and other authoritarian regimes to crack down harder on dissent, while mass migration and new forms of terrorism in 2015 fueled xenophobic sentiment in major democracies, according to Freedom in the World 2016, Freedom House’s annual report on political rights and civil liberties.
Southern Mongolia: Chinese Authorities Demolish Ethnic Mongolians’ Homes
Chinese authorities launched a project to demolish houses, fences and other infrastructure belonging to Southern Mongolian herders. The project has commenced since the New Year without any consultation with the community. Without a home, the herders have no way to shelter during the winter. This not only violates their social and economic rights, but also [...]
Ethnic Mongolian Family on Hunger Strike in Protest Over China’s Rights Abuses
Ethnic Mongolian dissident Hada began a hunger strike with his family to mark International Human Rights Day in a bid to highlight human rights abuses and ongoing harassment by the ruling Chinese Communist Party, long after his release from two decades in prison.
Shenhua’s Inner Mongolia coalmining scandal highlights local fears
The trees died. The wells went dry. Sand dunes blew in and covered once-lush pasture. Watercourses stopped running, lakes shrank. In some places groundwater levels fell up to 100 metres.
Southern Mongolia: Repression and Harassment of Activists
On October 15, 2015, Mr. Uiles, son of the Mongolian dissident Mr. Hada, who had been imprisoned for 19 years, was taken away by police in western Southern (Inner) Mongolia’s Bogot City (“Bao Tou Shi” in Chinese) after being beaten bloody. Later on the same day, Uiles was placed under a 10-day detention on a [...]
Chinese Police Detain Mongolian Dissident’s Son Amid Ongoing Protests Over Grasslands
Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia on Thursday detained the grown son of ethnic Mongolian dissident Hada, who remains under house arrest at an apartment in the regional capital.
Chinese Authorities Detain Some 20 Herders Amid Inner Mongolia Drought Protests
Authorities in China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (IMAR) have clashed with hundreds of ethnic Mongolian herders and detained around 20 who petitioned the local government in recent days for assistance amid an ongoing drought in the region, a rights group said Wednesday.
Southern Mongolia: Activists Urge International Olympic Committee to Reject Beijing’s Bid to Host 2022 Winter Olympics
On 22 July 2015, activists from several ethnic minority groups in China sent a letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) urging Beijing’s candidature to host the 2022 Winter Olympics to be vehemently rejected. The open letter, sent by a group of Uyghur, Southern Mongolian and Tibetan activists, reminded the IOC that the Beijing Games [...]