Nov 26, 2018

Ogoni: Delta Cleanup Could Boost Nigeria’s Economy by Exploring Close Links Between Development, Environment and Human Rights

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 oil spill would boost the oil and other sectors of Nigeria’s economy, delays on the cleanup were condemned. Moreover, experts have pointed out the approaches for the development of the...

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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Nov 22, 2018

Taiwan: Risk of Triggering a Confrontation Escalates...

The bilateral relations between Beijing and Washington, DC are at their worst since 1996. Today, Taiwan is caught in the crossfire between the two superpowers as the question of Taiwanese recognition fuels...

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Nov 21, 2018

Sindh: Water Crisis and Protests against Dams...

The Sindh Action Committee led a rally in Mirpurkhas on Monday 19 November 2018, opposing the millions of rupees’ worth campaigns that promote the construction of dams on the river Indus. Observing...

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