Politics & Diplomacy

Aug 10, 2018

Taiwan: Tsai In-wen Travels to Americas to Counter Pressure from China

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 claim to self-determination, she will seek to renew support from allies overseas. Taiwan, which has been ruled separately from China since the Chinese civil war in 1940, is dependent on international...

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

Brazilian Indigenous Organisations Struggle for...

On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples of 2018, leaderships from the “Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil” (in Portuguese, “Articulação...

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Aug 09, 2018

Oromo: OLF and Ethiopian Government Sign Peace...

For years the Oromo Liberation Front campaigned against Ethiopia’s repressive TPLF-EPRDF regime. But with the new Oromo Prime Minister and growing faith that the 1991 Constitution would be re-implemented,...

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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 07, 2018

East Turkestan: Uyghurs Tell of Daily Human Rights...

Gene A Bunin, a writer and translator researching the Uyghur language, has spent the past 18 months meeting with more than 200 Uyghur restaurant workers all over China. Apart from the talks and stories...

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Aug 06, 2018

Sindh: Opposition Laments Rigging in Pakistan...

Alleging massive rigging in the Pakistani General Elections that took place on 25 July 2018, the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) and other allied parties have called for...

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Aug 06, 2018

Ogaden: African Rights Monitor Call on Ethiopia’s...

On 4 August 2018, the Ethiopian army launched a military intervention in Jijiga, thereby violating the principle of self-determination of the Ogaden Somali region. After decades of Ethiopian rule over...

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Aug 02, 2018

A Long Way to Free and Fair: The 2018 Pakistan...

Last Wednesday, 25 July 2018, fifty-two percent of Pakistan’s registered voters participated in the country’s third democratic elections. Although there were high tensions leading up to election...

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