Jul 13, 2019

West Papua: Armed Groups Agree to Civilian Control According to Reports

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), led by exiled leader Benny Wenda, which uses political and diplomatic means in a push for independence has claimed that armed groups in West Papua have placed themselves under their political control, although other groups claim that this is not the case. An Australian academic who leads a project on West Papua at the University of Wollongong described...

Jul 13, 2019

West Papua: Armed Groups Agree to Civilian Control...

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), led by exiled leader Benny Wenda, which uses political and diplomatic means in a push for independence has claimed that armed groups in West Papua...

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Jul 12, 2019

East Turkestan: Uyghur Children Systematically...

While more than a million Uyghur adults have been detained in mass internment camps in the Chinese Xinjiang region, new research has revealed a parallel policy of Chinese authorities to systematically...

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Jul 12, 2019

East Turkestan: Unprecedented Joint Call by UN...

Expressing concern over the growing amount of reports of large-scale arbitrary detentions, surveillance, and other extreme human rights violations against Uyghurs and other Muslim communities in China’s...

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Jul 09, 2019

Gilgit Baltistan: Parents call out National Accountancy...

Contrary to other minority provinces in Pakistan, Gilgit Baltistan still struggles to have the rights of children with disabilities recognized. Although the government has tabled a “Gilgit Baltistan...

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Jul 08, 2019

Tibet: Nepal Bans Celebrations of Dalai Lama's...

Celebrations on the 6th of July 2019 for the 84th birthday of the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Buddhist Tibetans, have been banned for Tibetans living in Nepal. Bans on Tibetan political and cultural...

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Jul 05, 2019

Somaliland: President Visits African Countries...

After earlier visits to Ethiopia and Djibouti earlier this year [2019], Somaliland President Musa Bihi Abdi is currently visiting the West African country Guinea. These presidential visits aim to foster...

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Jul 03, 2019

Batwa: President Paul Kagame Dismisses Human Rights...

In the context of the 2019 European Development Days, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame sat down with EU Development Commissioner Neven Mimica for a joint interview to discuss Rwanda’s development...

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Jul 03, 2019

Taiwan: China Angry Over Presidential Transit...

A four-day transit of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in the United States during diplomatic visits to several Caribbean states has angered the Chinese Communist Party, which has shared its concerns over...

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