Politics & Diplomacy

Mar 20, 2020

Taiwan: A Maturing Liberal Democracy

Taiwan’s 2020 presidential elections highlighted the growing maturity of its democracy and its people’s willingness to uphold liberal democratic values. According to Anne Hsiao’s analysis, the election of President Tsai Ing-wen was not only a show-down between her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and her rival’s Chinese Nationalist Party or Kuomintang (KMT), but more generally...

Mar 20, 2020

Taiwan: A Maturing Liberal Democracy

Taiwan’s 2020 presidential elections highlighted the growing maturity of its democracy and its people’s willingness to uphold liberal democratic values. According to Anne Hsiao’s analysis,...

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Mar 16, 2020

6th Anniversary of Russian Annexation of Crimea...

Below is from an article by Daily Sabah  On the 6th anniversary of Russia’s (widely condemned as illegal) annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, an autonomous republic in Ukraine, Turkey has...

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Mar 12, 2020

Somaliland: Uganda To Support Somaliland's...

The speaker of the Ugandan parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, said that Uganda will be attentive to Somaliland’s request for membership in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Kadaga made the statement...

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Mar 09, 2020

Taiwan: US House unanimously passes TAIPEI Ac...

On the 4th of March the US house of Representatives unanimously passed the TAIPEI Act. This act aims at inducing governments that are allies of Taiwan to maintain diplomatic ties with the country and to...

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Mar 05, 2020

Taiwan: Fighting Beijing's Military and Cyber...

Taiwan is fighting military and cyber provocations from China despite the Coronavirus emergency. In the past month, three Chinese air force drills took place close to the island, with Taiwanese fighters...

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Dec 10, 2019

East Turkestan: UNPO Welcomes U.S. Uyghur Act...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) welcomes the passage of the Uyghur Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, approved on 3 December with a virtually unanimous vote of 407 to 1....

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Dec 10, 2019

European Union to Set Up Sanctions Regime Against...

The European Union (EU) has agreed to start working on legislation that will allow the EU to sanction individuals accused of human rights abuses worldwide, mirroring the Magnitsky Act in the United States,...

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