May 16, 2019

Catalonia: 150 Academics Sign Open Letter Denouncing Violation of Civil Rights

150 Academics from all over the world have signed an open letter in which they denounce the repression of civil rights in Catalonia by the Spanish government. Criticising the imprisonment and prosecution of Catalan activists, these academics argue that the response of the Spanish government to Catalan demands for independence have violated fundamental principles of international law. Accordingly, the...

May 16, 2019

Catalonia: 150 Academics Sign Open Letter Denouncing...

150 Academics from all over the world have signed an open letter in which they denounce the repression of civil rights in Catalonia by the Spanish government. Criticising the imprisonment and prosecution...

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May 16, 2019

Taiwan: Second Political March Held in Brusse...

For the second time since last year, a political march in support for Taiwan was organized in Brussels, Belgium. More than 300 people hit the streets in the capital of the European Union, aiming to attract...

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May 15, 2019

Rehoboth Basters: Community to Remember Battle...

Last Wednesday [8 May 2019], members of the Rehoboth Baster community celebrated the 104th anniversary of the Battle of Sam Khubis, when German colonial forces attacked the Basters. This celebration aims...

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May 15, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Commemorations of Victims of Deportation...

As 2019 marks the 75thanniversary of the widescale deportation of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union in 1944, a series of events will be held throughout Ukraine to commemorate the victims. The Crimean...

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May 15, 2019

Khmer Krom: UN Refugee Agency Asked to Speed up...

More than 200 people recently fled their region of Kampuchea Krom due to persecution by the Vietnamese authorities. They now live in precarious situations in Thailand, undocumented and uncertain on what...

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May 13, 2019

Ahwazi Arabs: Two Prisoners At Risk of Execut...

Abdullah Karmollah Chab and Ghassem Abdullah, Sunni Muslims from Iran’s Ahwazi Arab minority, were arrested back in 2015 and condemned for “enmity against God”, based on forced confessions...

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May 10, 2019

Assyria: Religious Persecution of Christian Family...

The story of an Assyrian family that has been continuously harassed and persecuted by the Iranian authorities because of their Christian beliefs has raised critical voices. Dabrina Bet-Tamraz, whose parents...

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May 10, 2019

Crimean Tatars: New WWII Memorial Desecrated

A memorial that was erected by the Crimean Tatar community in Orlovka in commemoration of 64 Crimean Tatars who died during WWII has been smashed by unknown vandals. This happened just three days after...

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