Politics & Diplomacy

Jun 30, 2020

Western Togoland: Ghanaian Opposition Condemns Military Deployment in Volta Region

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), the main political opposition in Ghana, has condemned the military deployment in Western Togoland (Volta Region) ahead of the 2020 Ghanaian elections. The move has been widely critcised by the opposition, while K.T. Hammond, an MP for the ruling New Patriotic Party, stated that the deployment is partly to stop illegal immigrants from Togo crossing the border...

Jun 30, 2020

Western Togoland: Ghanaian Opposition Condemns...

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), the main political opposition in Ghana, has condemned the military deployment in Western Togoland (Volta Region) ahead of the 2020 Ghanaian elections. The move has...

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Jun 22, 2020

Coronavirus: The Impact of the Crisis on European...

In an article discussing the effects that the coronavirus crisis could have on independence movements in Europe, including in Catalonia, Flanders and Scotland, the author explains that while in Scotland...

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Jun 18, 2020

East Turkestan: Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act...

Yesterday, US president Donald Trump signed the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020, making it the first law anywhere in the world to address the human rights crisis in East Turkestan. The law is celebrated...

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May 28, 2020

Hong Kong: No Longer Autonomous Despite Treaty...

The United States today announced that it would not continue its special trade relations with Hong Kong, announcing that it no longer considers Hong Kong as autonomous from China for trade and economic...

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May 28, 2020

Taiwan: UK Backs Participation in INTERPOL

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office has declared support for Taiwanese participation in INTERPOL as an observer for the 89th session. Foreign Minister for Asia Nigel Adams stated that British policy...

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May 15, 2020

East Turkestan: US Senate approves Uyghur HR ...

On 14 May the US Senate approved a bill titled ‘Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020’ which condemns the Chinese Communist Party for forcibly detaining more than 2 million ethnic Muslims...

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May 14, 2020

Iraqi Kurdistan: UNAMI Chief Calls for Free Expression...

United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq (UNAMI) chief Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert told the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday that freedom of expression and political unity in the Kurdistan region...

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May 14, 2020

Coronavirus: Crisis Affects Election Turnout in...

The recent presidential election in Nagorno-Karabakh took place in spite of the outbreak of coronavirus and calls for postponement. Questions about the legitimacy of the election result have been...

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