Nov 26, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Tensions between Russia and Ukraine Rising over the Crimean Peninsula

Tensions are rising in Crimean shores as the dispute over the sovereignty of the Peninsula between Russia and Ukraine finds its way into yet another standoff between each other’s respective militaries. Three Ukrainian naval vessels were captured by the Russian authorities, who accused the Ukrainian side of illegally entering their waters. The move sparked protests in Ukraine, who maintain Crimea...

Nov 26, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Tensions between Russia and Ukraine...

Tensions are rising in Crimean shores as the dispute over the sovereignty of the Peninsula between Russia and Ukraine finds its way into yet another standoff between each other’s respective militaries....

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Nov 26, 2018

East Turkestan: Over One Million Informants Placed...

As a measure to monitor the daily activities of Uyghur Muslims - to identify behaviours that potentially indicate extreme Islamic or “unpatriotic beliefs” - relatives of the families themselves...

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Nov 26, 2018

Ogoni: Delta Cleanup Could Boost Nigeria’s Economy...

During the second annual summit on the Niger Delta Cleanup, experts discussed the connection between development, social wellbeing and environmental protection. They concluded that the cleanup of the Ogoniland...

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Nov 23, 2018

Gilgit Baltistan: Dam Development Projects Push...

The Diamer Bhasha Dam project is receiving widespread criticism due to the affects it is having on local Gilgit communities. The Pakistani government has been pushing the development of the dam as being...

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Nov 23, 2018

China: Alarming Glacier Retreat in XUAR and Various...

On 20 November 2018, Greenpeace International published an article on China’s melting glaciers. The organisation notes that among affected glacial areas are those in Qinghai, Gansu and Xinjiang regions....

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Nov 23, 2018

West Papua: Supporters of Self-Determination Present...

Last year, West Papuan activists gathered a total of 1.8 million signatures and thumbprints on a petition to the United Nations asking for respect for the self-determination of the West Papuan community....

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Nov 22, 2018

East Turkestan: Authorities Urge Uyghurs to Turn...

It has been reported that the authorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have urged the local Uyghur population to turn themselves in to the authorities to receive leniency. Some of the ‘crimes’...

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Nov 22, 2018

Abkhazia: Presidents to Discuss Russian-Abkhazian...

Yesterday, 21 November 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted his Abkhazian counterpart Raul Khajimba to discuss bilateral political and economic relations. Before the meeting, Putin described Abkhazia...

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