May 20, 2019

Somaliland: Celebrating 28th Anniversary of Independence Declaration

On Saturday 18 May 2019, celebrations throughout Somaliland were held for the 28th anniversary of its independence declaration from Somalia. In the context of these celebrations, Somaliland, who now issues its own passport, has its own currency and a flag, has increased its efforts to advocate with East African states, aiming to gain their recognition of Somaliland as an independent state equal to...

May 20, 2019

Somaliland: Celebrating 28th Anniversary of Independence...

On Saturday 18 May 2019, celebrations throughout Somaliland were held for the 28th anniversary of its independence declaration from Somalia. In the context of these celebrations, Somaliland, who now issues...

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May 17, 2019

East Turkestan: Report Highlights Chinese Linguistic...

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has published a new special report: Resisting Chinese Linguistic Imperialism: Abduweli Ayup and the Movement for Uyghur Mother Tongue-Based Education. The report...

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May 17, 2019

Ogoni: Environmental Justice and Resource Equity...

Yesterday [16 May 2019], people in Niger Delta region commemorated Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro, one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria who inspired thousands, including Ken Saro Wiwa,...

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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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