Jan 16, 2018

Mapuche: High Hopes for Papal Visit to Temuco Area as Chilean and Mapuchean Leadership Hope for Facilitation in Dialogue

Photo Courtesy of Allan Navarrete @ Flickr There are high hopes for Pope Francis’ visit to the de facto capital of Chile’s Mapuche people on Wednesday 17 January 2018. Leadership from both the Mapuche and Chilean government have expressed hope that the visit will facilitate dialogue on the long standing conflict that has been occurring since the 19th century. Pope Francis has expressed...

Jan 16, 2018

Mapuche: High Hopes for Papal Visit to Temuco...

Photo Courtesy of Allan Navarrete @ Flickr There are high hopes for Pope Francis’ visit to the de facto capital of Chile’s Mapuche people on Wednesday 17 January 2018. Leadership from both...

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Jan 15, 2018

Hmong: Bill Proposes National Cemetery Burial...

Photo courtesy of Wayne Hsieh @Flickr In December 2017, Democrat US Representative Jim Costa proposed a bill for Hmong and Lao’s veterans to get the right to be buried in US national veterans...

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Jan 15, 2018

Rehoboth Basters: PDM Blames Rehoboth Town Council...

Photo courtesy from WikimediaCommons The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has officially accused the Rehoboth Town Council this week [8-14 January 2018] of incompetence and ineffective governance...

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Jan 12, 2018

Hmong: Culture and History Classes Introduced...

The Eau Claire Area School District in Wisconsin, United States, has introduced a class on Hmong culture and history for its high school students. There is a large Hmong community in this area and learning...

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Jan 12, 2018

Nagalim: First ‘Naga Day’ Celebrated in Spirit...

Hundreds gathered in the city of Kohima to commemorate the 89th anniversary of the Naga memorandum which had been submitted to the British Simon Commission in January 1929 with the aim of achieving self-determination...

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Jan 11, 2018

Oromo and Ogaden: No Further Development Without...

Photo courtesy of: Finfinne Ethiopia has a strong identity narrative that fuels its state-building process. This mythology serves the purpose of a repressive regime, that keeps the power in the hands...

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Jan 10, 2018

Ahwazi Arabs: Over 280 People Arrested During...

Photo courtesy of Sugarcane Workers Strike On 7 January 2018, The Ahwaz Human Rights Organization (AHRO) published a list of over 277 Ahwazi citizens arrested during the protests in Iran. Protests have...

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Jan 10, 2018

Balochistan: Girls Drop Out of School at Alarming...

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons   Pakistan fails to provide basic rights to the people of the province of Balochistan, including educating children. Young girls are dropping out of school at...

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