Jan 23, 2013

Iranian Kurdistan: Restriction On Use Of Minority Languages

The Iranian government has once again restricted the use of minority languages in the country. Kurdish teachers have been told to refrain from using any other language than Persian at the schools. 

Jan 23, 2013

Iranian Kurdistan: Restriction On Use Of Minority...

The Iranian government has once again restricted the use of minority languages in the country. Kurdish teachers have been told to refrain from using any other language than Persian at the schools.&nbs...

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Jan 23, 2013

South Moluccas: Indonesia Restricts UN Special...

Indonesia’s decision to restrict the visit of the United Nations Special Rapporteur may prevent him from travelling to West Papua and meeting political prisoners from South Moluccas.

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Jan 22, 2013

Sindh: Measles Outbreak In Sindh

Another four children have died from a measles outbreak in Sindh. The accounts raise the death toll to 429 in the region. 

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Jan 22, 2013

Mapuche: Mapuche To Be Recognized By Chilean ...

The Chilean President has announced plans to recognize the Mapuche as an indigenous community under the Chilean Constitution. Weary Mapuche leadership remains dubious of the announcement.

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Jan 22, 2013

Tibet: “Leaving Fear Behind” Filmmaker Is...

Filmmaker and Tibetan Activist Dhondup Wangchen has been moved from Xichuan labour camp to a Provincial Prison, in Qinghai province. Although he was able to communicate with family members earlier this...

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Jan 22, 2013

Abkhazia: Listed Among “Partially Free” S...

American human rights organization “Freedom House” has listed Abkhazia among the “partially free” societies. The organization, however, has hardly been loyal to Abkhazia’s...

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Jan 22, 2013

East Turkestan: Uyghurs Report Food Mislabeling...

Uyghurs have reported that Chinese companies are mislabeling their own products, passing them off as imported halal products from Muslim countries.

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Jan 22, 2013

Kosova: State To Get International Country Code...

Kosova may soon get its own international dialing code, which might be 383 or 384. However, this will remain temporary until the country is fully admitted to the United Nations.

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