Aug 14, 2018

China: Beijing Denies UN CERD’s Concerns over Tibetans and Uyghurs

Over the last months, the international community has shed light on China’s repressive policies against ethnic minorities and the massive internment of Uyghurs. On 10 August 2018, the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) reviewed Chinese periodic report on the implementation of its international obligations and expressed serious concerns about...

Aug 14, 2018

China: Beijing Denies UN CERD’s Concerns over...

Over the last months, the international community has shed light on China’s repressive policies against ethnic minorities and the massive internment of Uyghurs. On 10 August 2018, the United...

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Aug 13, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Obstacles to Cultural Expression...

The dismissal of Crimean Tatar managers of cultural institutions in Crimea is an act that undermines the cultural expression of Crimea’s indigenous minority. Official Russian government discourse...

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Aug 13, 2018

West Papua: Vanuatu Asks for International Support...

In the Pacific Islands Forum, the Republic of Vanuatu asked the Members of the Pacific Islands Forum, an inter-governmental organization that aims to enhance cooperation between independent countries of...

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Aug 10, 2018

East Turkestan: Increasing Popular Anger over...

China is subjecting the Muslim Uyghur population of the so-called Xinjiang region to severe human rights violation. Political prisoners are sent to “re-education centres” where they have to...

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Aug 10, 2018

Taiwan: Tsai In-wen Travels to Americas to Counter...

Taiwan’s president Tsai In-wen will travel to North, Central and South America this month. Since her inauguration, China has put intense political pressure on Tsai Ing. In support of Taiwan’s...

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Aug 09, 2018

Talysh: Community Strives to Preserve Language...

Febriye Sabaonva, a Talysh resident of Kakalos in Southern Azerbaijan, has been running a Talysh cultural museum for two decades. Her project is a response to her people’s struggle to preserve a...

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Aug 08, 2018

Ogaden: PAFD Urges End of Military Violence and...

Early on 4 August 2018, the Ethiopian federal government sent its military forces for a sudden attack and takeover of the Ogaden Somali regional capital, Jijiga. The Peoples Alliance for Freedom and Democracy...

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Aug 08, 2018

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Indigenous Student Movement...

The Association of Indigenous Students of Shahjala University of Science and Technology formed a human chain and rallied demanding safe roads and justice for rape victims of the Chittagong Hill Tracts....

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