Oct 24, 2019

Catalonia: Latvian MP Appointed by CoE to Evaluate Imprisonment of Catalans Leaders

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 to block the Catalan independence referendum with violence,  the Council of Europe called on Spanish authorities to launch an investigation on the repression and violation of the right...

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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Oct 18, 2019

East Turkestan: China Uses Intimidation Tactics...

Following widespread protests across Europe against China’s detention and persecution of nearly a million Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, the Chinese government has begun intimidating the families of...

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Oct 18, 2019

Taiwan: European Supporters Group Established...

On Wednesday [10/16/2019] a group composed of MEPs and national parliamentarians in Europe inaugurated a European supporters group, called the “the Formosa Club” to strengthen connections with...

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Oct 15, 2019

Tibet: USCIRF Urges US Congress to Pass Tibet...

The new comprehensive bill "Tibet Policy and Support Act 2019" has been recently introduced at the United States Congress, highlighting political willingness to support the role of Tibetan Buddhist religious...

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Oct 15, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Protesters Take to...

Over the last days, global protests took place against the Turkish military offensive in the Northeast of Syria. In Iranian Kurdistan, 400 protesters gathered at Iqbal Square in Sanandaj last Friday [11...

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Oct 11, 2019

Ogoni: Dutch Case Presents Renewed Opportunity...

The hearings taking place during the Kiobel v Shell case held in The Hague present a renewed opportunity to hold Shell accountable for its gross human rights abuses in Nigeria. The case will bring to the...

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Oct 08, 2019

East Turkestan: The United States Bans 28 Chinese...

In light of the continued suppression, detention, and mass surveillance of the Uyghurs by the Chinese government, the United States has blacklisted 28 Chinese public security companies, which potentially...

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