Language, Culture and Education

Aug 14, 2019

Somaliland: New Study Shows Successful Primary Education Sector

Due to a lack of international recognition, Somaliland has been unable to receive bilateral aid. However, education in Somaliland is thriving, a new study found. According to this study, diaspora communities and NGOs play a key role in the building and maintenance of primary schools. It found that the number of primary schools had grown from virtually zero in 1990 to over 900 in 2014, often funded...

Aug 14, 2019

Somaliland: New Study Shows Successful Primary...

Due to a lack of international recognition, Somaliland has been unable to receive bilateral aid. However, education in Somaliland is thriving, a new study found. According to this study, diaspora communities...

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Aug 08, 2019

#4 Khmer-Krom Newsletter April-June 2019

The UNPO releases the fourth issue in its series of newsletters dedicated to the plight of the Khmer-Krom. The focus point of this newsletter is the Second Symposium on the Khmer-Krom's Right to Self-Determination,...

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Aug 01, 2019

Kabylia: The Price of Success of the Raconte-Arts...

From July 19th to 26th 2019, the region of Kabylia has hosted the 16th edition of Algeria’s biggest community arts festival. Based on the idea to showcase traditional culture and hospitality, the...

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Jul 29, 2019

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Keep Demolishing Buddhist...

Chinese authorities have recently started the demolition of the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Centre, where Buddhist ethics and spiritual teachings have traditionally been practiced. Many of those...

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Jul 12, 2019

East Turkestan: Uyghur Children Systematically...

While more than a million Uyghur adults have been detained in mass internment camps in the Chinese Xinjiang region, new research has revealed a parallel policy of Chinese authorities to systematically...

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Jul 08, 2019

Tibet: Nepal Bans Celebrations of Dalai Lama's...

Celebrations on the 6th of July 2019 for the 84th birthday of the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Buddhist Tibetans, have been banned for Tibetans living in Nepal. Bans on Tibetan political and cultural...

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Jun 04, 2019

30 Years After Tiananmen Square: The Endurance...

30 years ago, in the spring of 1989, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Beijing and assembled at Tiananmen Square, demanding democracy, freedom of speech and an end to the widespread...

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May 17, 2019

East Turkestan: Report Highlights Chinese Linguistic...

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has published a new special report: Resisting Chinese Linguistic Imperialism: Abduweli Ayup and the Movement for Uyghur Mother Tongue-Based Education. The report...

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