Feb 07, 2017

Balochistan: Teenage Son of Political Leader Abducted in Karachi

Photo courtesy of @baloch_sahel On 3 February 2017, sixteen-year-old Balach Ghulam Mohammad was taken from his home by Pakistani security forces. Balach is the son of Ghulam Mohammad, the leader of the Baloch National Movement and long-time political activist, who was assassinated during a series of forced disappearances in 2009. The Baloch National Movement has called upon the United Nations for...

Feb 07, 2017

Balochistan: Teenage Son of Political Leader Abducted...

Photo courtesy of @baloch_sahel On 3 February 2017, sixteen-year-old Balach Ghulam Mohammad was taken from his home by Pakistani security forces. Balach is the son of Ghulam Mohammad, the leader of the...

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Feb 07, 2017

East Turkestan: Chinese Government Offers Economic...

Photo courtesy of Sun Junbin for Sixth Tone A closer look at daily life in Southern Xinjiang offers insight into the strained relationship between the Uyghurs and the Chinese authorities, who monitor...

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Feb 07, 2017

Taiwan and Tibet: Flags Banned by Cambodian Prime...

Photo courtesy of World Economic Forum, Flickr On 4 February 2017, in keeping with Beijing’s “One China” policy, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has stated that the raising of...

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Feb 06, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: PEN Intl Urges Turkey to Release...

  On 3 February 2017, PEN International called on the Turkish Government to immediately release Kurdish-Iranian essayist and translator Sajad Jahanfard and writer and linguist Hasan Balade, who were...

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Feb 06, 2017

Khmer Krom: Refugee Family Left Stranded in Bangkok...

Photo courtesy of Transformer18 @flickr.com The decision to stop the resettlement of all refugees for 120 days, including those previously agreed upon with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), has hit hard...

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Feb 06, 2017

Rehoboth Basters: Community Fails to Be Consulted...

Photo courtesy of Eric Montfort @flickr.com While Namibian Land Reform Minister Utoni Nujoma claims that politicians have been given ample opportunity to comment on the 160-page draft document for a new...

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Feb 03, 2017

Taiwan: Folklore Website Maps 22 Languages Spoken...

Images courtesy of Island Folklore The website Island Folklore – dedicated to the promotion of Taiwanese cultural heritage, has mapped out the 22 living languages which are spoken in the country...

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Feb 03, 2017

Ogoni: MOSOP Warns Illegal Oil Bunkering May Lead...

Photo courtesy of Ann Godwin/The Guardian Nigeria Mr Legborsi Pyagbara, President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), has urged the residents of Ogoniland to prevent the illegal...

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