Politics & Diplomacy

Nov 26, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Tensions between Russia and Ukraine Rising over the Crimean Peninsula

Tensions are rising in Crimean shores as the dispute over the sovereignty of the Peninsula between Russia and Ukraine finds its way into yet another standoff between each other’s respective militaries. Three Ukrainian naval vessels were captured by the Russian authorities, who accused the Ukrainian side of illegally entering their waters. The move sparked protests in Ukraine, who maintain Crimea...

Nov 26, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Tensions between Russia and Ukraine...

Tensions are rising in Crimean shores as the dispute over the sovereignty of the Peninsula between Russia and Ukraine finds its way into yet another standoff between each other’s respective militaries....

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Nov 22, 2018

Abkhazia: Presidents to Discuss Russian-Abkhazian...

Yesterday, 21 November 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted his Abkhazian counterpart Raul Khajimba to discuss bilateral political and economic relations. Before the meeting, Putin described Abkhazia...

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Nov 22, 2018

Taiwan: Risk of Triggering a Confrontation Escalates...

The bilateral relations between Beijing and Washington, DC are at their worst since 1996. Today, Taiwan is caught in the crossfire between the two superpowers as the question of Taiwanese recognition fuels...

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Nov 21, 2018

Human Rights & Democracy in Pakistan: Reflections...

Human Rights & Democracy in Pakistan: Reflections on the 2018 General Elections 21 November 2018 17:30-19:30 European Parliament, Brussels Room A5G305 Click here to register for the event.

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Nov 19, 2018

Taiwan: Activists in New York Rally for Marriage...

More than 100 people gathered in the legendary Stonewall Inn to raise awareness and money ahead of the crucial 24 November 2018 election. Last year, Taiwan’s constitutional court ruled that same-sex...

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Nov 19, 2018

East Turkestan: Western Envoys in Coordinated...

15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are requiring an explanation on the severe human rights violations reported against the ethnic Uyghur population in the Xinjiang region. The move...

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Nov 16, 2018

Crimean Tatars: New Draft Resolution on Crimea...

Amid Kremlin opposition, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee approved a resolution condemning human rights violations in Crimea with the support of 67 member countries of the UN, 26 in opposition...

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Nov 15, 2018

Oromo, Ogaden: Ex-Intelligence Service Members...

As negotiations between the ONLF and the Ethiopian government continue, so does progress for holding account relevant parties for past crimes within the country. Among those being prosecuted for committing...

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