Language, Culture and Education

Mar 25, 2020

Ethiopia adds four more official languages alongside Amharic

Below is from an article by Quartz Africa written by Samuel Getachew A new policy adding four official languages will be added in Ethiopia, better taking into account the percentage of Afan Oromo, Afar, Somali, and Tigrigna speakers in the country. The new policy seeks to strengthen cultural ties.

Mar 25, 2020

Ethiopia adds four more official languages alongside...

Below is from an article by Quartz Africa written by Samuel Getachew A new policy adding four official languages will be added in Ethiopia, better taking into account the percentage of Afan Oromo, Afar,...

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Mar 20, 2020

Sweden: Truth and Reconciliation for Crimes against...

Below is an article by the Japan Times Sweden is creating a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate historic abuses against speakers of the Meankieli language, the Tornedalians. The Commission’s...

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Mar 19, 2020

Assyria: Multilingual Radio Station in Autonomous...

Below is an article by Al-Monitor A new radio station went on-air in the autonomous region of Rojava, in Northeast Syria. Discussing topics of social, cultural and political relevance, Suroyo FM broadcasts...

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Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus - More Cases reported in Ethiopia...

Below is from an article by Ezega News More cases of people infected with the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Ethopia. Among them include two Japanese citizens and one Ethiopian, according...

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Mar 11, 2020

Nineveh: Women's Magazine launched to counter...

The Nineveh governorate in northern Iraq experienced some of the most severe atrocities during the rule of ISIS, including acts of genocide against Yazidi women. At the same time, its people were strong...

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Mar 04, 2020

Tibet: Activists urge UN Human Rights Commissioner...

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) calls for Tibetan issues to be included in the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ visit to China in 2020. Tibet faces deeply discriminatory and totalitarian...

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Jan 28, 2020

Tibet: China's Newly Introduced 'Ethnic...

The Central Tibetan Administration has warned that China’s newly introduced ‘ethnic unity’ law is yet another tool put forward by Beijing to advance Sinicization. The legislation calls...

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Oct 21, 2019

Tibet: China Destroys One of the Largest Buddhist...

Recent satellite imagery has revealed that China has partially destroyed Yarchen Gar – one of the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist sites. The demolition followed the deployment of nearly eight...

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