Sep 04, 2020

Ethiopia: Political Crisis Not Showing Signs of Abating

In light of the political crisis in Ethiopia, the African Union has been called upon to mediate between prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. Most recently, some members of the US Congress wrote a petition calling on the US secretary of state to encourage the Ethiopian government to engage in an open dialog with the opposition...

Sep 04, 2020

Ethiopia: Political Crisis Not Showing Signs of...

In light of the political crisis in Ethiopia, the African Union has been called upon to mediate between prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front....

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Sep 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Indigenous Peoples Need More Representation...

The coronavirus pandemic has reached remote island tribal communities in the Indian Ocean. It is thought that the virus has been brought to the extremely remote tribes by “poachers, travelers and...

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Sep 03, 2020

Tibet: US Secretary of State Slams Beijing's...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condemned Xi Jinping’s newly announced policy to ‘sinicise’ Tibet, which the Central Tibetan Administration has called “an attempt by China’s...

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Sep 02, 2020

Taiwan: Czech Senate President Proclaims "I...

Echoing the famous line by former US President John F Kennedy, President of the Czech Senate, Milos Vystrcil, addressing the Taiwanese Parliament announced that “I am Taiwanese". While the remarks...

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Sep 01, 2020

Southern Mongolia: Widespread Anger Over Mandarin...

Large-scale protests have erupted in Southern Mongolia in response to the new rules that will require some classes in primary and secondary schools to be taught in Mandarin. Parents across the territory...

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Sep 01, 2020

West Papua: Remembering Last Year's Demonstrations...

Human rights lawyer Veronica Koman talks about last year’s uprising, during which more than 100,000 people took to the streets opposing racism and violence against West Papuans. Thousands were detained...

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Aug 24, 2020

Southern Mongolia: China Censors And Threatens...

In response to widespread discontent among Southern Mongolians in China due to the phasing out of Mongolian-language education, the Chinese government has imposed a “systemic crackdown” in...

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Aug 20, 2020

Southern Mongolia: Mother Tongue to be Removed...

Starting from 1 September 2020, hundreds of schools across eastern Southern Mongolia, particularly in the Tongliao and Ulaanhad municipalities, will be forced to use Chinese as the language of instruction....

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