Sep 24, 2020

Abkhazia: Sukhum Continues to Call for Dialogue with Tbilisi

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, Abkhazian and Georgian officials would use the separate ‘small avenue’ for bilateral talks on ‘problems related to border’, he said. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Ekho Kavkaza...

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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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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