Nov 20, 2019

Haratin: Photographer Seif Kusmate Jailed for Portraying Slavery in Mauritania

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 country. The Mauritanian government, that didn't criminalize the practice until 2007, keep denying the presence of slavery within its borders. Nonetheless, NGOs estimate that between 340.000 and 680.000...

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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Nov 13, 2019

Oromo: Growing Ethnic Tensions Puts Pressure on...

Since his election in 2018, Abiy Ahmed, the current prime minister of Ethiopia, has been considered a new hope for the country and a leader capabale of harmonizing tensions among different ethnic groups....

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Nov 13, 2019

Tibet: Chinese Diplomat Publishes Misleading ...

Besides portraying a distorted version of the history of Tibet, a senior Chinese diplomat has propagated false claims of freedom for the Tibetans in a recently published article. Contrary to misleading...

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Nov 07, 2019

Sindh: Children Hardest Hit by Inefficient Health...

According to the Sindh Health Department, children are the bracket of the population most affected by malnutrition and the various diseases plaguing the province. Particularly concerning is the spread...

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Oct 28, 2019

West Papua: Establishment of Indonesian Aid Agency...

On 18 October 2019, Indonesia inaugurated the ‘Indonesian Agency for International Development’ (AID) amid international criticism towards Jakarta’s violent crackdown in West Papua. Civil...

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Oct 25, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Increasing Number of Detentions...

The Head of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center reported a shocking increase of detentions and violations of the right to a fair trial in the occupied Crimea in 2019. The numbers reflect the increasing ethnic...

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Oct 24, 2019

Catalonia: Latvian MP Appointed by CoE to Evaluate...

Latvian MP Boris Cilevics has been appointed as rapporteur to investigate the situation in Spain regarding the imprisonment of the Catalan leaders. Since October 2017, when the Spanish police tried...

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Oct 21, 2019

Tibet: China Destroys One of the Largest Buddhist...

Recent satellite imagery has revealed that China has partially destroyed Yarchen Gar – one of the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist sites. The demolition followed the deployment of nearly eight...

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