UCA Asia News - Jul 17

Allotting land for mining will destroy vast areas of forest and disrupt the livelihood of tribal communities
Better support and services are needed to tackle 'psychological impact of coronavirus'
Catholic agencies, volunteers collect aid supplies for thousands of victims
Covid-19 lockdown and lack of funds hindering Christian relief efforts in Assam state
Claims overcrowding, drug abuse and extortion are just some of the ills plaguing justice, penal systems
New special rapporteur Thomas Andrews pledges to engage with the government of Myanmar on issues of human rights
An opposition member's call for punishment against culprits draws fierce criticism on social media