Language, Culture and Education

Nov 30, 2018

East Turkestan: Former Publisher Jailed

As a part of China’s ideological crusade against the ethnic Uyghur community in East Turkestan, an elderly former publisher and a poet has been jailed for 11 years as some of his literature was deemed to be ‘problematic’. It is further evident that the sweeping campaign orchestrated by Beijing has no relation to international standards of the rule of law. On one hand, it is already...

Nov 30, 2018

East Turkestan: Former Publisher Jailed

As a part of China’s ideological crusade against the ethnic Uyghur community in East Turkestan, an elderly former publisher and a poet has been jailed for 11 years as some of his literature was deemed...

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Nov 27, 2018

Assyria: New Zealand Assyrian Community Unveils...

The Assyrian community in New Zealand unveiled a new memorial on Sunday 25 November 2018. The memorial is erected in honour of the soldiers who tried to save the 300,000 Assyrians who did not survive the...

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Nov 21, 2018

Hmong: Refugees in Wisconsin Support Bill to Include...

Members of the Hmong community in La Crosse, in the state of Wisconsin in the United States (US), defend the passing of a bill that includes the teaching of the history of the Hmong in local schools’...

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Nov 15, 2018

Balochistan: State Failing to Educate Girls in...

Human Rights Watch recently released a report on education of girls in Pakistan. The results highlight that 22.5 million children are not enrolled in educational facilities—the majority of which...

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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 09, 2018

Brittany: Inauguration of Monument Honouring Bretons...

November 11, 2018 marks one hundred years since World War I. The Musée Archipel Breton (MAB) association saw it fitting to inaugurate a monument in the honour of fallen Breton soldiers between 1914...

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Nov 09, 2018

FUF Releases Article on Indigenous Practices to...

While agriculture was mentioned in the agendas of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as one of the major driving forces accelerating climate change, indigenous perspectives provided opportunities...

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Nov 05, 2018

Joint Press Statement -- China UPR

Civil Society Deeply Concerned by Removal of Key Stakeholder Information by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for Upcoming Universal Periodic Review of China

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