Sep 09, 2019

Catalonia: Case of Oriol Junqueras Raised at European Court of Justice

The case of Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras, who has been jailed by Spanish authorities for his involvement in Catalonia’s 2017 independence referendum, will be heard at the European Court of Justice (ECJ). In light of Spain’s efforts to prevent Junqueras from taking his seat in the new European Parliament (EP), to which he was elected in May 2019, the ECJ has now requested EP President...

Sep 09, 2019

Catalonia: Case of Oriol Junqueras Raised at European...

The case of Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras, who has been jailed by Spanish authorities for his involvement in Catalonia’s 2017 independence referendum, will be heard at the European Court of Justice...

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Sep 09, 2019

Taiwan: Solomon Islands Poised to Switch Alliance...

The Solomon Islands have long been a diplomatic ally of Taiwan in the Pacific Region, but this is set to change as the former is about to align itself with China. However, Taiwan has warned the Solomon...

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Sep 09, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov Released...

On Saturday September 7th, Oleg Sentsov was released after four years in Russian custody. This move was part of a larger exchange of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine, involving the release of 35 prisoners...

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Sep 06, 2019

Abkhazia: Diplomatic Differences Re-emerge Against...

On 25 August 2019, the first round of the presidential elections took place in Abkhazia. After a number of unexpected developments in the wake of the polls, only two candidates out of nine made the cut:...

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Sep 05, 2019

Sindh: The Alarming State of Religious Minorities...

In another case adding to the growing practice of forced conversions of Hindu girls to Islam, a young girl named Renuka Kumari was allegedly kidnapped and forcefully converted to Islam in Pakistan’s...

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Sep 04, 2019

Ambazonia: Ambazonian Leaders Appeal Convicti...

A military court has sentenced ten representatives of the Ambazonian Interim Government in Cameroon to life imprisonment following a speedy trial and conviction, which cast serious doubt on the impartiality...

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Sep 03, 2019

West Papua: Indonesian Security Forces Fire on...

The Indonesian police is responding with increased violence to weeks of protests in West Papua that call for an end to the systemic discrimination and abuse of West Papuans by Indonesian authorities. Since...

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Sep 02, 2019

Balochistan: Hundreds of Baloch Rights Activists...

According to various human rights watchdogs, hundreds of Baloch persons have been forcibly disappeared and killed by the Pakistani security forces as part of a state policy known as kill and dump. The...

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