Self-Determination

Jun 03, 2020

Southern Mongolia: Herders protest Land Seizure

More than 400 Southern Mongolian herders have protested against the Chinese government's decision to seize their land in the name of "nature conservancy", with more than 200 having been arrested. The protesters, who are from the Bayan-uul Sum region of Southern Mongolia, claim that the land is theirs by ancestral right and they have lived and roamed there for generations. Many of the protesters were...

Jun 03, 2020

Southern Mongolia: Herders protest Land Seizu...

More than 400 Southern Mongolian herders have protested against the Chinese government's decision to seize their land in the name of "nature conservancy", with more than 200 having been arrested. The protesters,...

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May 28, 2020

Hong Kong: No Longer Autonomous Despite Treaty...

The United States today announced that it would not continue its special trade relations with Hong Kong, announcing that it no longer considers Hong Kong as autonomous from China for trade and economic...

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May 26, 2020

Somaliland: President Calls for International...

On 19 May, Somaliland President Muse Bihi addressed his nation to celebrate its Independence Day. In his presidential address, he called on the international community to recognise Somaliland's independence,...

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May 24, 2020

East Turkestan: Uyghurs in Turkey fearful of China's...

Displaced Uyghurs in Turkey are becoming more fearful of growing Chinese influence over Turkey due to financial agreements between the two countries, even though Turkey has become a safe haven for Uyghurs...

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May 22, 2020

West Papua: Indonesia Considering Addressing Past...

Indonesia has recently announced it is considering investigating the killings of hundreds of thousands of people in the 1965 ‘anti communist’ purge under authoritarian leader Suharto. It is...

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May 20, 2020

Sindh: WSC Condemns Pakistani Decision to Dam...

The World Sindhi Congress (WSC) has strongly condemned the Pakistani Government’s decision to build a Diamer-Bhasha Dam on the Indus River. It is believed that the dam will further increase the already...

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May 15, 2020

Khmer Krom: Vietnamese Police Attack Farmers

Vietnamese police attacked Khmer Krom farmers last week to prevent them from working on farmland in the southern Mekong Delta. Witnesses claimed that 10 farmers where injured due to excessive police violence,...

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May 13, 2020

Coronavirus: Indonesia Militarises WP

The Indonesian government has been using the virus to justify its increased militarisation in West Papu. According to reports, some natives have been imprisoned and tortured, with some being denied. Moreover,...

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