Oct 17, 2018

Human Rights Activist in Critical Condition after Hunger Strike

After five months of hunger strike, the Ukrainian filmmaker and Crimean native Oleg Sentsov, who have opposed the annexation of the peninsula by Russia in 2014, may not survive because of consequent damages to his health. After being convicted of terrorism on a trial questioned by human rights groups and Western governments for its political motivations, Sentsov was sentenced of 20 years in a Russian...

Oct 17, 2018

Human Rights Activist in Critical Condition after...

After five months of hunger strike, the Ukrainian filmmaker and Crimean native Oleg Sentsov, who have opposed the annexation of the peninsula by Russia in 2014, may not survive because of consequent damages...

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Oct 17, 2018

Taiwan: Pope Francis to Visit the Country

Weeks after the signature of an agreement between the Vatican and Beijing that has raised concerns that the Holy See might switch diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China, Chen Chien-jen, Vice President...

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Oct 16, 2018

Bretagne : Une Sculpture Monumentale Pour les...

Après 14 mois de travail, les propriétaires du château de la Giraudais ont fini de construire la grande sculpture qui représente les 440 archers anglais qui ont battu les soldats...

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Oct 16, 2018

Madhesh: Central Coordinator of Swatantra Madhes...

Following the crackdown on the Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM) two weeks ago, the authorities have now arrested Kailash Mahato, the Central Joint Coordinator of Swatantra Madhes Gathabandhan. Mr...

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Oct 16, 2018

Tibet: Agreement Between The Vatican and Beijing...

In late September, China and Vatican reached an agreement concerning the appointment of Catholic bishops to mainland China. The agreement seeks to bridge the division between China’s two Catholic...

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Oct 15, 2018

East Turkestan: New Law Outlines How China Wants...

A new law outlines how China will require tech companies, such as Google, to support their authoritarian persecution of the Muslim Uyghur minority. The new law orders telecommunications operators to put...

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Oct 15, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Man Sentenced to Death After...

The Iranian Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty for an incarcerated Kurdish man. Hedayat Abdollahpour was arrested after clashes with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps forces. He has maintained...

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Oct 15, 2018

Taiwan: UN Met with Complaint After Discrimination...

A Taiwanese visitor was barred from visiting the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York. The woman said she was denied access to the building because she is Taiwanese. On Saturday 13 October 2018,...

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