Nov 21, 2018

Mapuche: Chile Promises to Bring Justice to Young Indigenous Man Killed During Police Investigation

Amid the protests that have followed the death of Camilo Catrillanca, the grandson of a Mapuche indigenous leader, during a police operation on Wednesday 14 November 2018, Chile’s President Sebastián Piñera has promised to spare no means to find justice for the case. Although the police has claimed Catrillanca was accidently shot in the head, there are no clear indications of who...

Nov 21, 2018

Mapuche: Chile Promises to Bring Justice to Young...

Amid the protests that have followed the death of Camilo Catrillanca, the grandson of a Mapuche indigenous leader, during a police operation on Wednesday 14 November 2018, Chile’s President Sebastián...

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Nov 21, 2018

Hmong: Refugees in Wisconsin Support Bill to Include...

Members of the Hmong community in La Crosse, in the state of Wisconsin in the United States (US), defend the passing of a bill that includes the teaching of the history of the Hmong in local schools’...

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Nov 20, 2018

Somaliland: How Football is Creating Pride, Hope...

Somaliland has everything one would expect from a country: its own currency, territory, parliament, flag and passport. What it does not have is a FIFA-recognised international football team. However, this...

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Nov 20, 2018

Taiwan: Controversy at Prominent Award Ceremony...

The 55th annual Golden Horse awards – dubbed the “Chinese Oscars”- held in the Taiwanese capital Taipei sparked controversy over the issue of the status of Taiwan. Fu Yue won the best...

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Nov 20, 2018

Tibet: China’s Belt and Road Initiative Could...

China’s economic Belt and Road initiative could lead to increased colonisation and exploitation of resources in Tibet, according to the Head of the Tibetan Government in exile, Lobsan Sangay. While...

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Nov 19, 2018

Batwa: Fundraising Campaign to Raise Money for...

The indigenous Batwa people is considered to be among the first occupant of Rwanda. The Twa were initially forest dwellers surviving on hunting and gathering activities. With the introduction of agriculture...

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Nov 19, 2018

Taiwan: Activists in New York Rally for Marriage...

More than 100 people gathered in the legendary Stonewall Inn to raise awareness and money ahead of the crucial 24 November 2018 election. Last year, Taiwan’s constitutional court ruled that same-sex...

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Nov 19, 2018

East Turkestan: Western Envoys in Coordinated...

15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are requiring an explanation on the severe human rights violations reported against the ethnic Uyghur population in the Xinjiang region. The move...

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