News 13.12.2019 a les 12:00h

Sturgeon ready to ask permission for second referendum after SNP wins 80% of Scotland’s seats

The electoral map of the United Kingdom has shown once more the differences between the four Home Nations after the vote held yesterday, 12 December. While in England the Conservative Party has achieved a comfortable majority, in Scotland the SNP has won a new and ample victory while in Wales left-wing parties have captured almost the double of seats that the conservatives have. In Northern Ireland, Irish nationalists have outnumbered the Democratic Unionist Party. Keep reading

Nicola Sturgeon.
News 11.12.2019 a les 13:30h

“Yes” to independence wins Bougainville referendum with 98% of votes

Nearly 98% of valid votes in Bougainville’s self-determination referendum have been in favour of independence from Papua New Guinea. Turnout has stood at 87.5 per cent of those registered to vote. The referendum was not binding, but the clarity of the result adds pressure on the PNG government to negotiate anything other than independence. Keep reading

Un moment de la votació del referèndum.
Opinion and analysis 5.12.2019 a les 12:30h

Rojava, a mosaic of peoples and religions under Turkey’s threat

More than 300,000 displaced. Cities, towns and infrastructure destroyed. Allegations on the use of white phosphorus. More than 400 killed, thousands injured. The establishment of a safe area by Turkey in the north of Syria and Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan) has an immense cost. Attacks do not make a distinction between civilian and military targets, between Kurds and Arabs, between Muslims and Christians. The Turkish army attacks and kills people. Keep reading

Un grup de dones protesten a Qamislo contra l'operació turca.
News 27.11.2019 a les 11:45h

Between Brexit and independence: the Home Countries and the UK election

Brexit and its consequences sit at the centre of the UK election campaign, as citizens are being called to vote on 12 December to all 650 seats in the House of Commons, the lower house of the UK Parliament. The expected victory of the Conservative Party makes an orderly exit of the UK from the EU more likely, but at the same time it may increase calls for greater autonomy and independence in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Keep reading

La primera ministra d'Escòcia, Nicola Sturgeon, amb una pancarta independentista.
News 21.11.2019 a les 09:30h

The Northeast, India’s volatile periphery

Surrounded by five countries and connected to the rest of India by a tiny corridor between Bhutan and Bangladesh, the Northeast symbolizes the distant and forgotten periphery of New Delhi. Known as the “seven sisters,” the region is an amalgam of tribal communities, castes and identity-based political antagonists. From the plains of Assam, Tripura and Manipur, to the mountains of Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, the history of the Northeast is insurgency and response to the narrative of “one nation” by an Indian centre that portrays it as a homogeneous territory. Keep reading

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