Aug 17, 2020

Barotse Political Leader Dies in Zambian Prison

One of the three political leaders of Barotseland, Likando Pelekelo (65), who had been imprisoned for advocating independence for Barotseland, has died in a prison in Zambia. The circumstances of the death are as yet unclear, however unconfirmed reports have suggested the prison was hit by an outbreak of coronavirus. Pelekelo was reportedly not offered any meaningful help. It is believed the Zambian...

Aug 17, 2020

Barotse Political Leader Dies in Zambian Pris...

One of the three political leaders of Barotseland, Likando Pelekelo (65), who had been imprisoned for advocating independence for Barotseland, has died in a prison in Zambia. The circumstances of the death...

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Aug 13, 2020

Southern Mongolia: Herders Protest Pig Farmin...

On 13 August, more than 300 Mongolian herders from Southern Mongolia’s Durbed Banner took to the streets of the banner capital to protest government-backed pig farming.The movement came as a response...

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Aug 10, 2020

Crimean Tatars: Indigenous Rights Must be Restored,...

On the occasion of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that the country needs to enshrine the legislative definition of indigenous peoples...

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Jul 30, 2020

Oromo: Chairman Dawud Ibsa under House Arrest

Members of the OLF in the Diaspora have denounced the house arrest of the organisation's Chairman, Mr Dawud Ibsa. Local sources have reported that Mr Ibsa's property is under siege by Ethiopian security...

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Jul 28, 2020

East Turkestan: Despite Growing International...

The increasing evidence of severe human rights abuses perpetrated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) against the Uyghur minority population in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China has left many countries...

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Jul 28, 2020

Iranian Kurdistan: Two more Kolbars Have Died,...

Shamzin Ahmadi and Arsalan Ahmadi are two young kolbars who were both killed by Iranian border guards. Hundreds of other kolbars have been killed by Iranian forces. Transporting products across borders...

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Jul 24, 2020

District of Columbia: Calls For Equal Treatment...

US Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is calling for equal treatment for the Capitol during the next coronavirus response bill. After receiving significantly proportionately less than its full-state counterparts...

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Jul 24, 2020

West Balochistan: Iran Disappears 3 Baloch T...

On 22 July 2020, three young men in the Balochistan region of Iran were taken away by Iranian authorities without any warrant. The young men were all reportedly part of a WhatsApp group, according to sources,...

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