Tara Abhasakun

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Tara is a journalist and campaigner based in San Francisco, US

November, 2017

October, 2017

  • 31 October

    Iranians Tweet Support for Suspended Zoroastrian Sepanta Niknam

    zoroastrian

    Iranians are expressing solidarity through social media for city council member Sepanta Niknam who was suspended for being a Zoroastrian. Iranians are flocking to twitter to express support for Sepanta Niknam, a city council member in Yazd who has been temporarily suspended for being a Zoroastrian. The BBC said that the …

  • 22 October

    Coptic Group Seeks Funds for Persecution Database

    Coptic Christians, egypt, muslim brotherhood, persecution, minority

    A Coptic human rights organisation seeks funding to build a database on incidents of persecution against Copts in Egypt.

  • 18 October

    After #MeToo: Are Men Listening? Will There Be Change?

    Will men genuinely reflect on  and work to change their own behaviour following the #MeToo campaign? Or will they express solidarity, and move on?

  • 7 October

    Families of Yemeni Baha’is Await Their Release After UN Resolution

    Baha'is

    The United Nations has passed a resolution demanding the release of Yemeni Baha’is imprisoned for their faith. But their families have yet to hear good news.  On September 29th, the United Nations Human Rights Council endorsed a resolution demanding that Yemen’s government release the seven Baha’is imprisoned for their faith. …

September, 2017

August, 2017

July, 2017