Self-Determination

Jun 24, 2020

Taiwan: Easier Access for Hong Kongers for Humanitarian Reasons

Taiwan announced recently that it will remove travel restrictions for Hong Kongers wanting to leave the city, despite current coronavirus restrictions. On the 23rd anniversary of the British handover of Hong Kong to China, Taiwan will open an office in the city dedicated to helping those wanting to flee as China "tightens its grip" over the city. Although those who wish to travel to Taiwan for “special...

Jun 24, 2020

Taiwan: Easier Access for Hong Kongers for Humanitarian...

Taiwan announced recently that it will remove travel restrictions for Hong Kongers wanting to leave the city, despite current coronavirus restrictions. On the 23rd anniversary of the British handover of...

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Jun 24, 2020

Tibet: NGOs Call For Region To Become Independent...

Tibetan NGO’s have launched a campaign calling upon the Indian government to recognise Tibet as an independent buffer state between India and China. The increased tensions along the India-China border...

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Jun 22, 2020

Coronavirus: The Impact of the Crisis on European...

In an article discussing the effects that the coronavirus crisis could have on independence movements in Europe, including in Catalonia, Flanders and Scotland, the author explains that while in Scotland...

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Jun 22, 2020

What Does It Mean To Be Unrecognised And Unre...

Since the early 1990s, an interesting phenomenon has emerged in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus – some states that, despite having their own government and state apparatus, lack international recognition....

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Jun 19, 2020

EuroNest Highlights Self-determination as a Core...

In a message to Heads of State and Government, the Bureau of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly (Euronest PA) has highlighted self-determination among the core values of the Eastern Partnership....

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Jun 18, 2020

Ethiopia: Opposition Leaders Slam Postponement...

The Ethiopian government has confirmed the postponement of its general elections by at least nine months, citing the risks posed by Covid-19. The decision could prolong prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s...

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Jun 15, 2020

Balochistan: Pakistan Abducts 8 Baloch Youths...

A number of young Baloch men have reportedly been abducted by the Pakistani military from different regions of Pakistan's Balochistan province. After a number of raids, the young men were taken to a nearby...

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Jun 09, 2020

District of Columbia: House Leader Promises Statehood...

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer promised that a bill granting statehood to Washington, D.C. would be brought to the House floor this year. In light of the current anti-racism protests, Hoyer stated that...

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