Oct 16, 2017

Oromo: Speaker of Ethiopian Parliament Resigns to Protest Mistreatment of his Ethnic Group

Photo courtesy of Gadaa.com @Flickr After Abadula Gemeda, speaker of the Ethiopian lower house of Parliament, the House of People’s Representatives, resigned from office last week, he now explains his decision with the disrespect of his ethnic group, the Oromo, and the Oromo People’s Democratic Organisation (OPDO) by the government. Protests against the government and the Ethiopian People’s...

Oct 16, 2017

Oromo: Speaker of Ethiopian Parliament Resigns...

Photo courtesy of Gadaa.com @Flickr After Abadula Gemeda, speaker of the Ethiopian lower house of Parliament, the House of People’s Representatives, resigned from office last week, he now explains...

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Oct 16, 2017

Balochistan: US Congressman Urges to Support Right...

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore @Flickr The Baloch people, as well as other Pakistani minorities, continuously face severe state-sponsored human rights violations, including killings and enforced disappearances....

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Oct 16, 2017

Mapuche: Argentinian Government Should Respond...

Photo courtesy of David Suazo Quintana @Flickr The Mapuche community Pu Lof de Cushamen in Argentina has reported human rights violations against their members to the Inter-American Commission on Human...

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Oct 13, 2017

Taiwan: China Pressures US Lawmakers to Call Off...

Photo Courtesy of AP Photos, Evan Vucci Leading lawmakers of both Houses of the United States Congress received letters from the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC, threatening with “severe consequences”...

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Oct 13, 2017

Oromo: Protests Leave 8 Dead

Photo Courtesy of Quartz Protests this week in Oromia have raised concerns, with one on Wednesday 11 October 2017 killing 8 people. Sections of the Oromo diaspora accused the Tigrayan People’s Liberation...

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Oct 11, 2017

East Turkestan: Hotel Fined for Accepting Muslim...

Photo courtesy @flickr Paul Arps   On 10 October 2017, a hotel in China was fined £1,700 for accepting a guest from the Xinjiang region. Because of the 19th Party Congress happening on 18...

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Oct 10, 2017

Catalonia: Brittany Expresses Support for the...

In a recent statement [6 October 2017], the Parliament of Brittany has voiced their support for the Catalan people in the wake of the recent referendum held in Catalonia. Recalling their own oppression...

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Oct 10, 2017

Oromo: Abadula Gemeda Resigns as Speaker of the...

In the wake of how the Ethiopian Government has dealt with the Oromo Protest in 2015 and 2016, Mr Abadula Gemeda, a member of the Ethiopian parliament handed in his resignation as spokesperson of the Parliament....

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