Sep 25, 2020

Hmong: US Senator Introduces Bill Recognizing Legacy of Communities who Supported US Forces during Vietnam War

Today [24 September 2020],  U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, introduced legislation that recognizes the refugee and immigrant communities from Southeast Asia - such as the Hmong and the Montagnard - who supported and defended the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. The bill also authorizes funding for humanitarian assistance programs,...

Sep 25, 2020

Hmong: US Senator Introduces Bill Recognizing...

Today [24 September 2020],  U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, introduced legislation that recognizes the refugee and immigrant communities from Southeast...

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Sep 24, 2020

Abkhazia: Sukhum Continues to Call for Dialogue...

The day after being elected president of Abkhazia on 22 March 2020, Aslan Bzhaniya expressed his intention to have an Abkhazian-Georgian dialogue. In parallel to the current Geneva format of dialogue,...

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Sep 23, 2020

Tibet: China Expands Mass Labor Program

China is forcing Tibetan farmers and herders into labour programmes similar to those used in troubled Xinjiang, a US research institute alleged Tuesday. "This is now, in my opinion, the strongest, most...

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Sep 21, 2020

Southern Mongolia: New Language Policy Imposed...

Even before the new language policy imposed by China, ethnic Mongolian schools operated bilingually and children had a good command of Mandarin. Fewer than one in six people speak the indigenous...

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Sep 19, 2020

Southern Mongolia: Chinese Foreign Minister's...

The official visit of China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Mongolia on September 15 and 16 to meet with Mongolian President, Prime Minister and Foreign Minister triggered a wave of protests amid...

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Sep 18, 2020

Crimean Tatars: EU Calls on Russia to Release...

The EU spokesman Peter Stano has called on Russia to release all “illegally detained” Crimean Tatars. The case refers to the military court in Rostov-on-Don that sentenced eight Crimean Tatars...

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Sep 17, 2020

Southern Mongolia: Parents, Civil Servants and...

Mongolian parents, the civil servants, party members and teachers of Mongolian descent are under tremendous pressure to send their children to school, says Enghebatu Togochog, UNPO member and Director...

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Sep 17, 2020

Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan to Make Disputed Territory...

According to a report in the Express Tribune, the Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan Affairs, Ali Amin Gandapur, said on Wednesday 16 September 2020 that Prime Minister Imran Khan would soon visit...

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