Politics & Diplomacy

Jun 20, 2019

Catalonia: 76 MEPs Speak out Against Spain's Actions Towards Independence Leaders

In a letter addressed to the European Parliament, 76 MEPs from across the political spectrum have spoken out against Spain’s actions to prevent Catalan independence leaders, who have been elected MEPs, from taking up their seats. The MEPs argue that Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and former minister Toni Comín, who are in exile in Belgium, as well as Oriol Junqueras who is being held...

Jun 20, 2019

Catalonia: 76 MEPs Speak out Against Spain's...

In a letter addressed to the European Parliament, 76 MEPs from across the political spectrum have spoken out against Spain’s actions to prevent Catalan independence leaders, who have been elected...

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Jun 17, 2019

East Turkestan: Concerns Over Visit by UN Counterterrorism...

UN undersecretary general for counterterrorism Vladimir Voronkov has visited China’s Xinjiang province, which has become known for its detention centres in which over one million detained Uyghurs...

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Jun 17, 2019

Balochistan: Activist Urges Indian Prime Minister...

The President of the World Baloch Women’s Forum, Naela Quadri Baloch, has urged India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the ongoing brutalities in the Balochistan region perpetrated...

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Jun 12, 2019

Catalonia: Spanish Supreme Court to Issue Final...

Today [12 June 2019], the trial of 12 Catalan pro-independence leaders over their role in Catalonia’s 2017 independence bid is set to wrap up after four months of hearings. Although the Spanish supreme...

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Jun 07, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Lithuanian Parliament Recognises...

Under Stalin’s rule, in 1944 Crimean Tatars were deported from their ancestral homeland on the Black Sea to the Urals, Siberia and to Uzbekistan. The hardships suffered along the journey and the...

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Jun 06, 2019

West Papua: Activists Claim Successful Boycott...

In the light of continuing military violence in West Papua since the Indonesian national elections last April [2019], West Papuan activists claim that their boycott of these elections has been a success....

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Jun 05, 2019

Ambazonia: Willingness for Third-Party Mediated...

In a press statement released on the occasion of a capacity building workshop in Brussels, leaders from all Ambazonian liberation movements, amongst which the Ambazonia Governing Council (AGovC), stressed...

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Jun 05, 2019

Taiwan: Solomon Islands to Consider Cutting Diplomatic...

One among 17 countries recognising Taiwan at present, the Solomon Islands might soon decide to switch its allegiance to the People’s Republic of China, most likely influenced by the PRC’s efforts...

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