Politics & Diplomacy

Nov 08, 2018

Taiwan: Government Commissions Two New Warships In Challenge To Aggressive PR China Foreign Policy

On Thursday 8 November, the Government of Taiwan commissioned two new warships bought from the US. During the ceremony, Taiwan reiterated its position of resisting Beijing’s threats to the island’s democracy. While the vessels were built in the 1980’s, the US Navy has maintained them accordingly and underneath their modest appearance they hide the latest technology, with a special...

Nov 08, 2018

Taiwan: Government Commissions Two New Warships...

On Thursday 8 November, the Government of Taiwan commissioned two new warships bought from the US. During the ceremony, Taiwan reiterated its position of resisting Beijing’s threats to the island’s...

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Nov 07, 2018

Brazilian Indigenous: Process of Demarcation of...

The prospect of Jair Bolsonaro putting an end to the demarcation of any new indigenous areas in Brazil would halt 129 processes that are currently ongoing. In addition to the threat posed to new demarcations,...

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Nov 06, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Turkey Reaffirms Position of Non-Recognition...

On Saturday 3 November 2018, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ensured that the Turkish position of non-recognition of illegally annexed Crimea by Russia remains unchanged. The statement came...

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Nov 06, 2018

District of Columbia: Lawsuit Filed to Get Representation...

As millions of Americans head to the polls for the mid-term elections, residents of the District of Columbia are still not able to cast votes for both Senator and member of the House of Representatives....

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Nov 05, 2018

Joint Press Statement -- China UPR

Civil Society Deeply Concerned by Removal of Key Stakeholder Information by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for Upcoming Universal Periodic Review of China

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Nov 05, 2018

UNPO Publishes Conference Report Following Event...

On Monday 5 November 2018, UNPO publishes a conference report following the event "Political & Economic Situation in Southeast Asia: the Case of the Indigenous Khmer-Krom People" held on 2 June 2018...

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Oct 31, 2018

Tibet: China to Use Dalai Lama to Persuade Support...

Despite heavy marginalisation of the Tibetan people, China is keen on using the Dalai Lama as a soft power diplomat in order to further its quest for support on BRI from the international community. In...

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Oct 31, 2018

Blasphemy of Christian Pakistani Woman Overtu...

After being sentenced to hanging due to blasphemy charges, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has finally dropped all charges related to Asia Bibi’s case. In the last decade Pakistan’s blasphemy...

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