Jan 16, 2019

Iran: Challenges and Optimism in Uniting Against Shiite Theocracy - “No to the Shah, no to the Shaykh”

On Christmas Day, Mahmoud Alavi, the Iranian Minister of Intelligence, stated that the sanctions imposed on Iran by the White House are uniting the opposition and non-Persian ethnic groups. Whilst it is true that there have been some developments in this area, it is also imperative to be wary of unfounded optimism in the West toppling the current regime in the near future. At the same time, it also...

Jan 16, 2019

Iran: Challenges and Optimism in Uniting Against...

On Christmas Day, Mahmoud Alavi, the Iranian Minister of Intelligence, stated that the sanctions imposed on Iran by the White House are uniting the opposition and non-Persian ethnic groups. Whilst it is...

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Jan 14, 2019

Iran: New EU Sanctions After Revelations of Attacks...

After revelations of attacks orchestrated by Iran in European Union (EU) member countries, two Iranian nationals and Iran’s main spy agency have been added to the EU’s counter-terrorism register....

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Jan 14, 2019

Western Togoland: Two Killed as Police Clashes...

Police and military personnel entered the community of Alavanyo Dzogbedze to conduct unannounced arrests. After detaining two people, the youth of the community reacted and managed to rescue them. The...

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Jan 11, 2019

Taiwan: Scholars Around the World Shows Support...

Following Xi Jinping’s New Year speech threatening Taiwan over an inevitable annexation of the country in a near future, Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, publically asked for help and support...

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Jan 11, 2019

Haratin: Birham Dah Abeid Urges EU to End Diplomatic...

Birham Dah Abeid, the most renowned advocate for the abolition of slavery in Mauritania and founder and president of UNPO Member IRA Mauritania, has called the EU to cut diplomatic ties and trade with...

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Jan 11, 2019

Southern Mongolia: School Under Investigation...

Chinese authorities are investigating the Ulaanhad Mongolian No 1 High School for displaying the national flag and emblem of independent Southern Mongolia in their classrooms. The Chinese authorities have...

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Jan 11, 2019

Ogoni: Rumours About the Abolition of MOSOP U...

Fyneface Dumnamene, spokesman for the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has debunked the claims of the organisation being succeeded by the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority (OCIA)....

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Jan 11, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: 69 Kurdish Citizens Executed...

At least 69 Kurdish citizens were executed in prisons in Iran in 2018 alone, a decrease of 38% compared with 2017, which had 112 cases of execution. Regardless of the decrease in executions, capital punishments...

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