Oct 19, 2018

East Turkestan: Former Internment Camp Prisoner Denied Visa to Speak at US Congress

Omir Bekali, a former detainee in the China’s “re-education” camps for Kazakh and Uyghur Muslims, has seen his visa application to the USA rejected despite being invited to speak at the US Congress about his experiences. Bekali was interned in and subsequently freed from one of China’s controversial camps; as a result of his courage in speaking out about the human rights violations...

Oct 19, 2018

East Turkestan: Former Internment Camp Prisoner...

Omir Bekali, a former detainee in the China’s “re-education” camps for Kazakh and Uyghur Muslims, has seen his visa application to the USA rejected despite being invited to speak at the...

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Oct 19, 2018

Somaliland: De Facto State Leading Transition...

Despite its lack of international recognition, the de facto state of Somaliland is leading the way towards a society powered by cashless transactions. The prevalence of mobile phones and the simplicity...

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Oct 18, 2018

Sindh: Water Theft and Mismanagement Threaten...

The province of Sindh contributes to around 85% of red chili production in Pakistan. However, in the region formerly known as the “chili capital of Asia”, one of its most profitable agricultural...

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Oct 18, 2018

Balochistan: The Struggle of Educated Women to...

In Balochistan, educated women are having difficulties to find employment and provide for their families due to social and cultural barriers that remain hard to overcome. In addition to having to obtain...

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Oct 17, 2018

Human Rights Activist in Critical Condition after...

After five months of hunger strike, the Ukrainian filmmaker and Crimean native Oleg Sentsov, who have opposed the annexation of the peninsula by Russia in 2014, may not survive because of consequent damages...

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Oct 17, 2018

Taiwan: Pope Francis to Visit the Country

Weeks after the signature of an agreement between the Vatican and Beijing that has raised concerns that the Holy See might switch diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China, Chen Chien-jen, Vice President...

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Oct 16, 2018

Bretagne : Une Sculpture Monumentale Pour les...

Après 14 mois de travail, les propriétaires du château de la Giraudais ont fini de construire la grande sculpture qui représente les 440 archers anglais qui ont battu les soldats...

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Oct 16, 2018

Madhesh: Central Coordinator of Swatantra Madhes...

Following the crackdown on the Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM) two weeks ago, the authorities have now arrested Kailash Mahato, the Central Joint Coordinator of Swatantra Madhes Gathabandhan. Mr...

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