Jun 11, 2018

Tibet: First Tibetan Public Official Elected in North America

Last week’s by-election in Canada saw Buthila Karpoche, a Tibetan-Canadian member of the New Democratic Party, securing a seat at Queen’s Park, thereby becoming the first member of the Tibetan community elected to public office in the Americas. Ms Karpoche, who moved to Canada from Nepal at the age of 18, is part of the 4,000 Tibetans living in the city of Toronto, one of the many communities...

Jun 11, 2018

Tibet: First Tibetan Public Official Elected in...

Last week’s by-election in Canada saw Buthila Karpoche, a Tibetan-Canadian member of the New Democratic Party, securing a seat at Queen’s Park, thereby becoming the first member of the Tibetan...

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Jun 11, 2018

Basque Country: New Outcry for Self-Determination...

Following the events of last October in Catalonia, voices of people demanding their right to self-determination to be respected continue to grow louder all over Spain. Last weekend, thousands of people...

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Jun 08, 2018

Tibet: UN Condemns Sentence of Activist Tashi...

Mr Tashi Wangchuk has been sentenced to 5 years in prison, being accused of separatism by China while he was promoting Tibetan culture. United Nations (UN) human rights experts urge the Chinese authorities...

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Jun 08, 2018

Ambazonia: Dozens Killed by Government Forces...

Dozens of Ambazonians have been killed by government forces in the last two weeks in Cameroon’s Anglophone Northwest Region. The victims include women and children. Violence against Ambazonians has...

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Jun 07, 2018

West Papua: Freedom of Speech Denied to West ...

Yanta Awerkion, a senior official of the West Papua National Committee, is only one of the many political prisoners in West Papua. He was convicted of treason and received a sentence of 10 months in prison...

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Jun 06, 2018

Taiwan: Beijing Pressures Qantas Airline to List...

To Australia’s disappointment, Qantas stated on Monday June 4 2018 that it would comply with China’s request to list  Taiwan as Chinese territory. China has exerted similar pressure on...

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Jun 05, 2018

Ogoni : Clean-Up Procedure Criticised by MOSOP...

Ogoni heartlands have been subject to ruthless natural resource exploitation and environmental degradation.  Part of the ongoing reconciliation between the Ogoni, the Nigerian authorities and the...

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Jun 05, 2018

World Football Cup For Unrepresented Nations Begins...

While everybody knows the FIFA World Cup, an alternative global football event is happening in the corners of the London metropolis. The CONFIFA World Cup aims to bring together football teams from nations...

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