Jun 23, 2020

Assyria: Turkish Air Raids Displace More Assyrians in Iraq

Last weekend, Turkish aircraft reportedly attacked settlements in northwestern Iraq home to Assyrian communities, claiming Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) members were operating there. 5 civilians were killed and many others were displaced by the bombardment. Many Assyrians had moved to the area due to ISIS attacks in 2014, only to be subjected to attacks and displacement yet again, this time at the hands...

Jun 23, 2020

Assyria: Turkish Air Raids Displace More Assyrians...

Last weekend, Turkish aircraft reportedly attacked settlements in northwestern Iraq home to Assyrian communities, claiming Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) members were operating there. 5 civilians were killed...

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Jun 22, 2020

Coronavirus: The Impact of the Crisis on European...

In an article discussing the effects that the coronavirus crisis could have on independence movements in Europe, including in Catalonia, Flanders and Scotland, the author explains that while in Scotland...

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Jun 22, 2020

What Does It Mean To Be Unrecognised And Unre...

Since the early 1990s, an interesting phenomenon has emerged in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus – some states that, despite having their own government and state apparatus, lack international recognition....

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Jun 19, 2020

EuroNest Highlights Self-determination as a Core...

In a message to Heads of State and Government, the Bureau of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly (Euronest PA) has highlighted self-determination among the core values of the Eastern Partnership....

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Jun 18, 2020

East Turkestan: Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act...

Yesterday, US president Donald Trump signed the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020, making it the first law anywhere in the world to address the human rights crisis in East Turkestan. The law is celebrated...

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Jun 18, 2020

Ethiopia: Opposition Leaders Slam Postponement...

The Ethiopian government has confirmed the postponement of its general elections by at least nine months, citing the risks posed by Covid-19. The decision could prolong prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s...

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Jun 17, 2020

Somaliland: Hargeisa and Mogadishu Resume Tal...

Last week leaders of Somalia and Somaliland met to discuss how the resolve their diferences throughdialogue. The U.S and the UN have both endorsed the talks, which took place in Djibouti. Ethiopia’s...

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Jun 16, 2020

District of Columbia: House Sets Vote on Stat...

The U.S House of Representatives will vote next week on a bill to make Washington, D.C., the 51st U.S. state. The June 26 vote would be the first time Congress has voted on the issue since 1993 when the...

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