Feb 22, 2013

Ahwazi: Mass Arrests Of "Thieves" Ahead Of Elections

More than 550 "thieves", very likely political activists, were arrested in the Arab border town ahead of the potential demonstrations in April and in the run-up to presidential elections in June.

Feb 22, 2013

Ahwazi: Mass Arrests Of "Thieves" Ahead...

More than 550 "thieves", very likely political activists, were arrested in the Arab border town ahead of the potential demonstrations in April and in the run-up to presidential elections in June.

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Feb 22, 2013

Taiwan: Ranked Among World’s Top Democracie...

An annual report released by Freedom House has ranked Taiwan in the same class as democratic countries such as the US and major European nations.

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Feb 22, 2013

Iraqi Kurdistan: Displaced Syrians Exceed Expectations...

The Kurdistan Region of Iraq is struggling with the number of displaced Syrian Kurds flowing into the region.

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Feb 22, 2013

Mapuche: Mijael Carbone Found Innocent

Chile’s Supreme Court acquitted a Mapuche suspected of attempted homicide of a police officer.

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Feb 21, 2013

Tibet: Activists Demand International Interve...

As self-immolation toll reaches 102, five Tibetan NGOs based in Dharamsala ask for an immediate intervention by international leaders. 

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Feb 21, 2013

Kosova: UN Security Council Postpones Session

While the session of the UN Security Council on the situation on Kosova will be postponed for March, UN Secretary General congratulates Kosova and Serbia for embarking in a new political process.

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Feb 21, 2013

Abkhazia: A Delegation For Sochi Olympics?

According to Georgian Foreign Ministry, delegations of Abkhazia and South Ossetia are unlikely to be invited to the Olympics in Russia. Yet the decision still has to be made by the IOC.

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Feb 21, 2013

Taiwan: Former Premier’s Chinese Micro Blog...

Former Taiwanese premier Frank Hsieh’s account on the Chinese Twitter-like website went down after posting a message about freedom of expression.

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