Apr 18, 2018

Ahwazi: Long-Term Protests Threaten Governmental Stability in Iran

Over the past few months a lot of protests led by the Ahwazi Arab minority against the discrimination they face as Arabs and Muslim Sunni have taken place in south-western Iran. This long-lasting inequity has resulted in poverty, diseases due to food and water contamination, land-grabbing, squalor and political and cultural marginalisation for this group as well as for other indigenous peoples such...

Apr 18, 2018

Ahwazi: Long-Term Protests Threaten Governmental...

Over the past few months a lot of protests led by the Ahwazi Arab minority against the discrimination they face as Arabs and Muslim Sunni have taken place in south-western Iran. This long-lasting inequity...

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Apr 18, 2018

Iraqi Turkmen: ITF Candidate for Legislative Elections...

On 15 April 2018, an election candidate was the target of a car bomb attack in Iraq, which resulted in one killed and 11 injured. The assault took place in Kirkuk, a multi-ethnic city, and failed to kill...

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Apr 17, 2018

Gilgit Baltistan: Pakistani Government to Re-Impose...

Several months after abolishing taxes in the region of Gilgit Baltistan, the government of Pakistan is set to make a U-turn on its decision by once again imposing taxation. At the same time, authorities...

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Apr 17, 2018

Batwa: Climate Change to Hit Vulnerable People...

  Over 30 years after their displacement, the Batwa people is still largely landless and many Twas find themselves having to re-create settlements in the forests. The article below highlights the...

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Apr 16, 2018

Tibet: Disappearance of a 60-Year-Old Tibetan...

Lhamo Dolkar, a Tibetan woman, disappeared during a religious pilgrimage to Lhasa after being arrested for an interrogation early in April 2018. Her custody would be related to her visit to a political...

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Apr 16, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Supreme Court of Iran Confirms...

The Supreme Court of Iran upheld its decision to sentence to death the representative of Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan Ramin Hossein Panahi. Convicted by a first judgement of being an armed rebel,...

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Apr 13, 2018

Balochistan: Four Arbitrarily Abducted by Pakistani...

Four Baloch individuals were abducted by Pakistani forces on Tuesday 10 April 2018 in the districts of Kech Balochistan and Gwadar Balochistan. Of these four abducted, three are students. These abductions,...

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Apr 13, 2018

Ethiopia: New Prime Minister Closes Ill-Famed...

The infamous Maekelawi Prison, a detention center and police station in Addis Ababa, has been closed following Abiy Ahmed‘s instatement as the new Ethiopian Prime Minister. Although officials have...

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