Apr 18, 2014

Somaliland: Relations With UK Further Strengthened

The British and Somaliland Governments, which share historic and fruitful relations, have agreed to enhance existing cooperation during a visit by the UK Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds. The UK has agreed to lift its travel advisory ban on Somaliland with immediate effect and host a trade and investment conference in London, while the Government of Somaliland urged that in lieu of the improvements...

Apr 18, 2014

Somaliland: Relations With UK Further Strengt...

The British and Somaliland Governments, which share historic and fruitful relations, have agreed to enhance existing cooperation during a visit by the UK Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds. The UK has...

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Apr 18, 2014

East Turkestan: Chinese Police Shoot Uyghur Minor...

On Saturday 12 April 2014, Chinese police shot down a 17-year-old Uyghur boy in East Turkestan for allegedly driving through a security check-point on his motorcycle. According to local officials, he snatched...

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Apr 18, 2014

Inner Mongolia: Chinese Authorities Arrest Seven...

Following a sit-in protest by ethnic Inner Mongolian herders against a mining company that has been polluting their grazing lands by dumping toxic waste onto their grazing lands since January, the Chinese...

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Apr 18, 2014

Iraqi Turkmen: Approaching Elections Stir Tensions...

With legislative elections to take place in Iraq on 30 April, the disputed territory of the multi-ethnic province of Kirkuk is stirring further tensions prompting local police to enforce a curfew for electioneering...

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Apr 17, 2014

Mapuche: Struggles For Land Rights Continue

In the wake of the governer of Araucania Francisco Huenchumilla’s apology to the Mapuche people for over a century of oppression, neglect and land seizure, this piece highlights the persistent nature...

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Apr 17, 2014

Crimean Tatars: Jemilev Receives Order Of State...

Former Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Mustafa Jemilev, has been awarded the Order of State award from Turkey in a ceremony that took place on Tuesday 15 April 2014 in Ankara.

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Apr 17, 2014

Iraqi Kurdistan: Turning Blind Eye On Anfal G...

Disagreements between Iraqi Kurds and the international community continue to exist regarding the recognition of Anfal’s slaughtering of 1988 under Saddam Hussein as genocide. Although the Iraqi...

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Apr 17, 2014

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Tighten Control On...

Chinese authorities have increased their restrictive policies on two Tibetan monasteries, accusing them of ‘separatist activities’. A private school for young monks was closed – forcing...

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