Mar 24, 2020

CONIFA: 2020 World Cup postponed amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) announced that the 2020 World Cup tournament in North Macedonia would be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This decision was based on the organisation’s priority of protecting the “health and wellbeing” of its members and teams, as well as the volunteers that would help out during the event. Founded in 2013, the...

Mar 24, 2020

CONIFA: 2020 World Cup postponed amid COVID-19...

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) announced that the 2020 World Cup tournament in North Macedonia would be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This decision was based...

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Feb 04, 2020

Ethiopia: Mass arrests of Oromo opposition supporters...

At least 75 members of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) were detained amid the upcoming general elections in Ethiopia. Most arrests took place in the Oromia Regional State, where the persecution of dissenting...

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Jan 29, 2020

Somaliland: Seeking Self-Determination Through...

MENAFN (Somaliland Sun) reported that the unrecognized state of Somaliland is pushing towards self-determination through sports. While the government of Somaliland controls most of the area that it claims...

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Jan 28, 2020

Tibet: China's Newly Introduced 'Ethnic...

The Central Tibetan Administration has warned that China’s newly introduced ‘ethnic unity’ law is yet another tool put forward by Beijing to advance Sinicization. The legislation calls...

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Jan 21, 2020

50 years since Britain's complicity in the...

The 50th anniversary of the Biafran civil war is a sad reminder of Britain’s shameful role in the starvation of a million children. The conflict broke out when the eastern part of Nigeria sought...

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Jan 15, 2020

President Tsai Ing-wen calls on China to 'review'...

Saturday's elections showed that Taiwanese voters disagree with China’s intimidation and persuasion efforts to reach unification. According to pro-independence Pesident Tsai Ing-wen, her re-election...

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Dec 10, 2019

East Turkestan: UNPO Welcomes U.S. Uyghur Act...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) welcomes the passage of the Uyghur Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, approved on 3 December with a virtually unanimous vote of 407 to 1....

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Nov 20, 2019

Haratin: Photographer Seif Kusmate Jailed for...

The Moroccan based photographer, Seif Kusmate, has been arrested, questioned and jailed for four days by the Mauritanian authorities for portraying the endured slavery the Haratin community face in the...

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