Dec 14, 2017

District of Columbia: D.C. Representatives Discuss a Pathway to District Voting Rights

The New Columbia Statehood Commission is working to push through a vote for D.C. statehood by following the same strategy as Tennessee and six others states historically have.  This strategy involves securing a majority vote from both houses of Congress and presidential approval. However, this would grant democrats two extra votes in congress, which is expected to face a push back from today’s...

Dec 14, 2017

District of Columbia: D.C. Representatives Discuss...

The New Columbia Statehood Commission is working to push through a vote for D.C. statehood by following the same strategy as Tennessee and six others states historically have.  This strategy involves...

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Dec 14, 2017

East Turkestan: Mandatory Biometric Collection...

Chinese authorities have introduced mandatory biometric data collection of Uyghurs living in the Xinjiang province. Although the program has been introduced under the guise of free healthcare,  those...

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Dec 14, 2017

Ethiopia: Ethiopian Government Shuts Down Social...

On 11 of December 2017, protestors, mostly students of neighboring Universities, went out in the streets to denounce the killing of Ahimaddinnn Ahimad Asaasaa by the Liyu police, the special paramilitary...

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Dec 13, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: Solidarity for the Independence...

Photo courtesy of CNN The Islamic Republic of Iran strongly condemned the Kurdish referendum for independence in Iraq, fearing the destabilisation of the region and irredentist claims from Kurdish...

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Dec 13, 2017

UNPO at KKF Year-End Conference in Orlando, F...

All photographs courtesy of VOKK 2017 During the weekend of 9-10 December 2017, the Khmer Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF) hosted its annual year-end conference in Orlando, Florida. Special guests and...

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Dec 13, 2017

Ahwazi: Seizure of Farm Lands Destabilises the...

Iranian security forces violently suppressed ongoing demonstrations in the city of Ahwaz. In November 2017, farmers had been illegally expulsed from their lands by Etka, an organisation affiliated with...

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Dec 12, 2017

Ogoni: Infant Mortality Increases as Niger Delta...

Photo Courtesy: Sosialistisk Ungdom (SU) @flickr.com Representatives of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) have spoken out against oil conglomerate Shell and the Government of Nigeria...

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