Femu a Corsica and Corsica Libera’s joint results amount to 36% in the French regional elections · Pro-autonomy list Femu a Corsica might become Paul Giacobbi’s preferential ally, whose leftist list won elections in the island · Femu a Corsica wins in Porti Vechju and comes second in Bastia and Aiacciu.
DOSSIER. The boundaries of the French state go beyond the so-called continental “Hexagon” and reach the Caribbean Sea, the Indian Ocean and the South-American continent. There we can find the French overseas departments and, more specifically, Martinique, one of the territories which have most resolutely pursued political self-government. Martinique’s pro-sovereignty parties obtained 80% of the votes on the first round of last French regional elections.
Death may spark off demands of a Cherkessian Republic · 11% of the Circassian population disagrees with the current power-sharing system based on ethnic quotas · There were severe confrontations between Circassian and Karachay communities 10 years ago.
Year 2009 witnessed an increase of violence by one of the main Papuan pro-independence groups, the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), against the Indonesian government and foreign mining companies · According to International Crisis Group, a road map is needed to foster dialogue as frustrations 'are real'.
The Court guarantees people from Asturias to make oral or written addresses to autonomous institutions · A court from Oviedo had previously questioned the constitutionality of the Act of Use and Promotion of Asturian after a lawyer lodged an appeal for not being allowed to provide an application form in Asturian