Strikers criticize Turkey for having put PKK leader in isolation while “attacking civilian and defenceless people” · 15 Kurdish activists join the hunger strike in Strasbourg to put pressure on the Council of Europe, which is asked to send a delegation of the Committee for the Prevention of Torture to the prison where Öcalan is jailed
The small Asian country tries to assert its position while it faces unemployment and gaps in education although experiencing a remarkable economic growth · East Timorese wonder to which extent they form a modern nation or rather their collective identity is still an outcome of European colonization. An article by Aureli Argemí, president-emeritus of CIEMEN.
NEWS IN BRIEF. The event is modelled on the Basque Korrika and aims at raising money to create a fund for the promotion of the language
The Council of Ministers says that the decision opens the door to the “possibility of tuition” in twelve languages and their use before some courts · Rome signed the Charter twelve years ago · Organizations in Piedmont criticize the move since Italy does not recognize Piedmontese
The plan is set to “encourage” Welsh “within families with babies and young children” · The government sees media, technology and digital contents as key factors for the future of the language