Jul 25, 2019

Madhesh: Nepalese Lawmakers Discuss Relief and Lasting Solutions for Floods in the Terai Region

Ever since the region was given to Nepal by the East India Company, the Madhesh people have faced discrimination by the Nepalese government and there has been an increased call for more autonomy in the Terai. Historically, it has been seen as a distinct region for centuries, which differs from the rest of Nepal in many ways, for instance in terms of its plain terrain and subtropical climate. This makes...

Jul 25, 2019

Madhesh: Nepalese Lawmakers Discuss Relief and...

Ever since the region was given to Nepal by the East India Company, the Madhesh people have faced discrimination by the Nepalese government and there has been an increased call for more autonomy in the...

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Jul 24, 2019

West Papua: Members of UK House of Lords Condemn...

Eight members of the House of Lords – the upper house of the UK Parliament – have called on the UK Foreign Secretary to take a strong stand against the severe restrictions on the freedom of...

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Jul 24, 2019

Sindh: International Efforts to Contain Unprecedented...

Against the background of a fast-rising HIV epidemic in Pakistan, international organisations are trying to contain the outbreak with increased efforts. In the Sindh district of Larkana the outbreak has...

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Jul 23, 2019

Balochistan: Activists Raise Freedom Slogans During...

During a recent address of the Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan, in the United States, Baloch activists raised slogans demanding freedom for Balochistan. The Baloch have continuously highlighted the...

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Jul 23, 2019

East Turkestan: China Attempts to Mask Human Rights...

In response to increased international criticism on the treatment of Uyghur Muslims, the Chinese government has released a white paper which attempts to justify its grave and systematic human rights violations...

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Jul 22, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: Venezuelan Author Writes in...

On 13 July 1989, Dr. A. R. Ghassemlou, former General-Secretary of UNPO Member, the “Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan” (PDKI), and his aide Abdullah Ghaderi-Azar fell victims to a premeditated...

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Jul 22, 2019

Somaliland: Somaliland Objects to Appointment...

On Saturday, June 20th 2019, Somaliland pulled out from negotiations with Somalia, following the appointment of the son-in-law of the former president, Siad Barre, to the new commission for reconciliation....

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Jul 19, 2019

Taiwan: Will Europe Defend Regional Democracy...

Although the Hong Kong administration has backed down from the proposed extradition law, the threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party to democracy in the region still prevails. Beijing’s perpetual...

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