Guatemala women sex-workers live in a dangerous 'twilight' world

Guatemala women sex-workers live in a dangerous 'twilight' world

Hannah Wallace Bowman – WNN Improve It (WNN) Guatemala City, GUATEMALA, AMERICAS: Squat one-story buildings border an overgrown railway track, the shell of an old yellow Toyota rusting quietly in the battered shadows. Outside the shacks, a few men loiter, waiting and smoking; on the other side of the doors, women engage in the dangerous […]

Tibetan blogger Tsering Woeser’s new book exposes human rights desperation through self-immolation

Tibetan blogger Tsering Woeser’s new book exposes human rights desperation through self-immolation

Lys Anzia – WNN Features (WNN) Beijing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, EASTERN ASIA: Tibetan historian, human rights advocate, author, poet and blogger Ms. Tsering Woeser has just released a comprehensive and important book on China covering the ongoing self-immolation protests, in what activists say is an continuing ‘Chinese policy against cultural freedom’. Woeser’s book, “Immolations […]

Tibetan woman journalist Tsering Woeser now lives under house arrest in Beijing, China

Tibetan woman journalist Tsering Woeser now lives under house arrest in Beijing, China

WNN Breaking (WNN) Beijing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, EASTERN ASIA: A Tibetan woman blogger, author, poet, journalist and reporter, Tsering Woeser, who has continued to report on China’s crackdown on Tibetans and Tibetan resistance inside China, has been placed under house arrest by Chinese officials for a second time a few days ago on Thursday […]

15 Kurdish women rebels killed as Turkey faces increased turmoil

15 Kurdish women rebels killed as Turkey faces increased turmoil

WNN Breaking (WNN) Sirnak Province, TURKEY: Before the killing of 15 women members of what Turkey considers a ‘terrorist organization,’ tensions set the stage with national protest and tear-gas in Turkey’s capital city of Istanbul as well as the city of Diyarbakir in the southeast region of Turkey on March 18, 2012. As Kurds hit […]