Oct 27, 2017

Barotseland: BNFA makes First Appearance as a Civil Society Organization at the Pre-Sessions of the UPR

Photo courtesy of sanjitbakshi With human rights conditions aggravating against the people of Barotseland, the Barotse National Freedom Alliance (BNFA) participated in the 28th pre-sessions of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), held on 10 October 2017, in which the Republic of Zambia was under review. It was a chance to engage on an international level to bring attention to the wrongdoings of the...

Oct 27, 2017

Barotseland: BNFA makes First Appearance as a...

Photo courtesy of sanjitbakshi With human rights conditions aggravating against the people of Barotseland, the Barotse National Freedom Alliance (BNFA) participated in the 28th pre-sessions of the Universal...

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Oct 27, 2017

Assyria: Recent Altercations Force Christian Families...

 Photo courtesy of Josh Zakary Christian families who have just recently returned back into the village of Teleskof, were forced to abandon their homes after being caught in the crossfire between...

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Oct 26, 2017

Taiwan: President Tsai Calls for Breakthrough...

Photo Courtesy of Taiwan Presidential Office @ Flickr President Tsai Ing-wen has called for lasting improvements in relations with Beijing in the days after the PRC’s 19th Party Congress. Relations...

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Oct 26, 2017

Crimean Tatar: Russian Authorities Release Two...

Photo courtesy of Sergei Grits @ Associated Press  On Wednesday 25 October 2017 Russian Authorities released Akhmet Tchiïgoz and Ilmi Oumerov, originally arrested for their opposition to Moscow’s...

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Oct 25, 2017

West Papua: Commissioner of the National Commission...

Natalius Pigai, Commissioner of the National Commission of Human Rights (2012-2017) told West Papua Updates about the roots of ongoing institutionalised racism against Papuans and the impunity of law enforcement...

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Oct 25, 2017

Sindh: Lack of Sanitation Leads to Low Quality...

Photo courtesy of DFID UK @Flickr According to the latest UNESCO Global Education Monitoring report, education in Pakistan is still not at a satisfactory level. One reason for the low-level of education...

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Oct 25, 2017

Tibet: Chinese Regime Takes Offence in World Leaders’...

Photo Courtesy of Christopher Michel @Flickr Executive Vice Minister of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Zhang Yijiong, calls meetings of world leaders and international organisations with the Dalai...

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Oct 24, 2017

Hmong: Summit Organised for Women to Overcome...

Photo Courtesy of HWSTAP The event that gathered Hmong women from across the United States (US) was held at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Within the scope of the summit, women thought about...

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