Politics & Diplomacy

Nov 19, 2018

East Turkestan: Western Envoys in Coordinated Move to Pressure China on Treatment of Uyghurs

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 is an unusually broad, coordinated action, which represents the significant and growing pressure being put on China over the issue. Many governments are still afraid of speaking out against China due...

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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Nov 14, 2018

Haratin: US to End Trade Benefits for Mauritania...

Despite criminialising slavery throughout the country in 2007, Mauritania has yet to fully implement such legislation in practise. While on paper slaver is outlawed, an estimated 90,000 Mauritanian citizens...

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Nov 14, 2018

Ambazonia: Germany and Belgium Vow to Support...

Representatives from the German and Belgium governments came together with Cameroonian officials to voice their support for finding solutions to end political and linguistic tensions in the southwest and...

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Nov 13, 2018

East Turkestan: Uyghurs in Sweden Monitored by...

Recently, China has taken its scare tactics to a new extent by actively monitoring the Uyghur community in Sweden. Both the Chinese embassy and the Swedish officials have been reluctant to comment - the...

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Nov 13, 2018

Taiwan: Chinese Imperialism in South China Sea...

On Friday 9 November 2018, United States (US) officials urged Beijing to take a step back in militarising the South China Sea, which is disputed between China and many neighbouring countries. Chinese officials...

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Nov 13, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Current Term of Assembly Prolonged...

After the recent conference of delegates of the Qurultay (Assembly) of the Crimean Tatars took place on 12 November 2018, the former Chairman of the Mejlis, Mustafa Dzhemilev, said that due to the current...

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