Jun 09, 2020

District of Columbia: House Leader Promises Statehood...

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer promised that a bill granting statehood to Washington, D.C. would be brought to the House floor this year. In light of the current anti-racism protests, Hoyer stated that...

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Jun 09, 2020

Kosovo: New Government Elected After Strains With...

On June 3, the parliament in Kosovo voted to install a new prime minister, Avdullah Hoti, an economics professor from the center-right Democratic League of Kosovo. The previous government, led by Albin...

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Jun 08, 2020

Taiwan: GCTF Providing Effective Platform for...

The unofficial diplomatic network developed between Taiwan and other countries has provided the largely-unrecognised state with significant success over recent years. Taiwan's exclusion from international...

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Jun 08, 2020

Chittagong Hill Tracts: HR Report June

On 5 June 2020, the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti released its latest monthly report on the human rights situation of the Jumma people in Chittagong Hill Tracts. Overall, the report notes...

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Jun 08, 2020

West Papua: Harsh Prison Sentences for Protes...

Indonesian prosecutors have demanded a 17-year prison sentence for West Papuan activist Buchtar Tabuni. Tabuni is one of seven political prisoners who have been trialled in East Kalimantan. The accusations...

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Jun 05, 2020

District of Columbia: Demand for Statehood Grows...

The U.S President's controversial response to a peaceful protest in Washington D.C earlier this week has made the case for D.C statehood stronger. Because the District is not a state, it lacks many of...

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Jun 04, 2020

Hong Kong: Tienanmen Commemoration Restricted

31 years after the event took place, the Tienanmen Square protests have been commemorated around the world. Hong Kong in particular has commemorated the pro-democracy demonstrations every year with large...

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