Politics & Diplomacy

Sep 27, 2019

East Turkestan: Chair of DROI Releases Statement on Xinjiang

Voicing deep concern about the news of the imminent execution of renowned academic Tashpolat Tiyip, Maria Arena, the Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) of the European Parliament, issued a statement today on the treatment of Uyghur detainees by China. She specifically denounced the common practice of incommunicado and arbitrary detention of Uyghur citizens in the Xinjiang Region by the...

Sep 27, 2019

East Turkestan: Chair of DROI Releases Statement...

Voicing deep concern about the news of the imminent execution of renowned academic Tashpolat Tiyip, Maria Arena, the Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) of the European Parliament, issued...

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Sep 17, 2019

UNPO Joins Calls for UN Reprisals Reform

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has joined two letters in support of a draft resolution on acts of intimidation and reprisals at UN human rights mechanisms, which has been presented...

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Sep 11, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Local Elections not Recognised...

Against the backdrop of local elections in Russia-occupied Crimea, the EU Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations issued a statement...

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Sep 11, 2019

Catalonia: Calls for Mass Demonstrations in Barcelona...

On the occasion of Catalonia’s National Day, which commemorates Barcelona’s last defence in 1714, mass demonstrations in Barcelona are planned today [11 September 2019] to bring the issue of...

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Sep 09, 2019

Taiwan: Solomon Islands Poised to Switch Alliance...

The Solomon Islands have long been a diplomatic ally of Taiwan in the Pacific Region, but this is set to change as the former is about to align itself with China. However, Taiwan has warned the Solomon...

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Sep 09, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov Released...

On Saturday September 7th, Oleg Sentsov was released after four years in Russian custody. This move was part of a larger exchange of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine, involving the release of 35 prisoners...

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Sep 06, 2019

Abkhazia: Diplomatic Differences Re-emerge Against...

On 25 August 2019, the first round of the presidential elections took place in Abkhazia. After a number of unexpected developments in the wake of the polls, only two candidates out of nine made the cut:...

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Sep 04, 2019

Ambazonia: Ambazonian Leaders Appeal Convicti...

A military court has sentenced ten representatives of the Ambazonian Interim Government in Cameroon to life imprisonment following a speedy trial and conviction, which cast serious doubt on the impartiality...

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