Apr 03, 2019

Tibet: Sixty Years Ago, the Tibetan Buddhist Leader Set Foot On Indian Soil To Begin His Life As A Refugee

Sixty years ago, on 31 March 1959, 23-year-old Dalai Lama fled Lhasa following the occupation of Chinese troops. Thousands of Tibetans were offered asylum by then Indian Prime Minister Nehru. Today, the spiritual leader is 83 and his followers fear for the future in a post Dalai Lama world. There is growing uncertainty about what the future holds and the Dalai Lama himself fears for his succession,...

Apr 03, 2019

Tibet: Sixty Years Ago, the Tibetan Buddhist Leader...

Sixty years ago, on 31 March 1959, 23-year-old Dalai Lama fled Lhasa following the occupation of Chinese troops. Thousands of Tibetans were offered asylum by then Indian Prime Minister Nehru. Today, the...

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Apr 03, 2019

Crimean Tatars: European Union Calls on Russia...

Since Russia seized the Ukrainian peninsula back in 2015, Russian authorities arrested and detained dozens of Ukrainians, especially targeting members of the Turkic-speaking Crimean Tatar community and...

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Apr 03, 2019

Taiwan: Chinese Fighter Jets Crossing of Maritime...

On sunday 31 March 2019, two chinese fighter jets crossed the invisible maritime line in the Taiwan Strait that serves as a de facto border between the two countries. The taiwanese authorities called it...

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Apr 03, 2019

Ogoni: MOSOP Denounces Nigerian Government’s...

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), member of UNPO, has expressed its concerns towards the Nigerian authorities about the poor implementation of the cleanup of the region. MOSOP...

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Mar 28, 2019

Hmong: Statement by Professor Philip Alston, United...

On 28 March 2019, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty, Philip Alston, concluded his 11 day visit to Laos. In his statement regarding his visit, the Special Rapporteur mentioned the economic progress...

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Mar 28, 2019

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Exhibition “Disappearing...

Last Saturday [23 March 2019], Artist Samsul Alam Helal inaugurated his brand new solo exhibition at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. “Disappearing Roots” depicts...

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Mar 28, 2019

Catalonia: 41 French Senators call for France...

On 24 March 2019, 41 French Senators from across the political spectrum issued a call for the “respect for rights and freedoms in Catalonia”, condemning the “repression” suffered...

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Mar 26, 2019

East Turkestan: Chinese Cultural Revolution Hits...

The cultural revolution in China was one of the most disastrous events in terms of loss of human life in history, which also saw the destruction of 5000 years of cultural heritage. Recently, the Chinese...

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