Sep 16, 2020

Southern Mongolia: More than 5,000 Arrested during Protests Against School Reform

Protests against the school reform making Chinese the main language of education, and confining Mongolian to the status of a subject, have led to the , some 5,000 Mongolian-speaking students, parents, and activists arrested. Students continue to escape from their schools where they were confined. Nine Mongols protested by committing suicide. Those arrested are sent to so-called Legal Education...

Sep 16, 2020

Southern Mongolia: More than 5,000 Arrested during...

Protests against the school reform making Chinese the main language of education, and confining Mongolian to the status of a subject, have led to the , some 5,000 Mongolian-speaking students, parents,...

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Sep 16, 2020

Pakistan: "Worst of the Times" for Country's...

Pakistan has long been labelled as one of the most dangerous countries for reporters. Now, since Imran Khan became prime minister, the military’s influence on the government has grown as has...

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Sep 15, 2020

Catalonia: ANC Holds Covid-Safe Protests Across...

Marking the day of “La Diada”, the anniversary of the day Barcelona fell to Spanish forces in 1714, the Assemblea Nacional Catalana (ANC) organised a mass protest across Catalonia, adhering...

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Sep 15, 2020

Crimean Tatars: The Persecution of Civic Jour...

In light of the Russia-imposed censorship that squeezed out independent media outlets from Crimea, members of the Crimean Tatar community who had not previously worked as journalists have started...

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Sep 14, 2020

East Turkestan: EU Must Do More to Help Uyghu...

Speaking from Munich, Germany, Dolkun Isa, President of the World Uyghur Congress, has stressed the need for Germany and the European Union to do more to help the plight of the Uyghur people of East Turkestan...

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Sep 10, 2020

Belgium to Increase Investment in Pakistan Despite...

The Ambassador of Belgium Philippe Bronchain announced during an official visit to the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) that Belgium was interested in scaling up investments in Pakistan....

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Sep 09, 2020

Balochistan: Region Has Lowest Female Literacy...

Lawmakers, civil society representatives and NGOs in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province have stated that the region has the lowest female literacy rates anywhere in the world, with some women’s...

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Sep 09, 2020

Somaliland: Representative Office Opens in Ta...

Today [9 September 2020] marked a historical day for UNPO members Somaliland and Taiwan, with the former opening a representative office in Taipei. Taiwan and Somaliland have grown closer in recent...

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