Language, Culture and Education

Apr 18, 2019

Hmong: Religious Persecution Continues in Vietnam

In Vietnam, Hmong Christians continue to endure persecution by the Vietnamese authorities because of their religious beliefs. While Hanoi has implemented significant restrictions on religious freedom, the arbitrary arrests and detentions of Hmong Christians are framed as defending national unity and security. This adds to the marginalisation of the Hmong community in Vietnam and the wider region.

Apr 18, 2019

Hmong: Religious Persecution Continues in Vie...

In Vietnam, Hmong Christians continue to endure persecution by the Vietnamese authorities because of their religious beliefs. While Hanoi has implemented significant restrictions on religious freedom,...

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Apr 18, 2019

Tibet: Student Denouncing Lack of Job Opportunities...

A Tibetan student, expressing critique about the declining number of job opportunities for Tibetans, is currently detained by the Chinese authorities. Ethnic Tibetans are increasingly disadvantaged as...

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Apr 15, 2019

Southern Mongolia: Historian Tried in Closed-Door...

On 4 April 2019, Mongolian historian Mr Lhamjab A. Borjigin has been tried in a closed-door hearing following accusations of “national separatism” and “illegal publication” by the...

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Apr 11, 2019

East Turkestan: Satellite Evidence of China Destruction...

At the beginning of April 2019, two Uyghur activists released satellite images showing evidence of Chinese-perpetrated destruction of mosques. Even though some of the buildings were part of Chinese Architectural...

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Mar 28, 2019

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Exhibition “Disappearing...

Last Saturday [23 March 2019], Artist Samsul Alam Helal inaugurated his brand new solo exhibition at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. “Disappearing Roots” depicts...

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Mar 19, 2019

Brittany: The Region Grieves One of its Best Artists...

Last Saturday [16 March 2019], the famous artist from Brittany Yann-Fañch Kemener passed away at the age of 61. He was a pillar of local folklore and dedicated all his life to the protection of...

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Mar 11, 2019

Balochistan: The Legend of Hani and Sheh Mureed,...

Hani and Sheh Mureed are to Balochistan what Romeo and Juliet’s tale is to the west. The story, dating back to the 15th century,  is a symbol of Balochistan’s philosophy, culture and story...

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Feb 25, 2019

Bellah Community Loses one of its Leading Fig...

Mr Sbeyti Ag Akado, President of UNPO Member the Malian Association for the Preservation of Bellah Culture (AMASCB-Ikewan), has lost his life on Saturday 23 February 2019 in Bamako, Mali. A human rights...

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