News 12.5.2020 a les 12:45h

Pro-autonomy, pro-democracy demonstrations resume in Hong Kong

More than 200 people, including minors, were arrested during the latest demonstration demanding respect for Hong Kong autonomy and the enhancement of the democratic system there. The protests are regaining momentum in May after a forced halt due to restrictions imposed by the fight against coronavirus. Meanwhile, the governments of Hong Kong and China are announcing a firm hand to handle with the issue. Keep reading

Intervenció de la policia durant les protestes.
News 29.4.2020 a les 09:45h

In time of coronavirus, Turkish state does not relax repression against Kurdish movement

Not even under the coronavirus the repression that Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s administration is carrying out against the Kurdish political and social movement stops. To the dismissal in recent weeks of eight mayors of main Kurdish party HDP, a controversial law to alleviate prison pressure in the face of the advance of the virus that will keep opposition journalists and politicians in prison, and a growing hindrance to the struggle of the social movements, must be now added. Keep reading

Representants de l'HDP protesten per la forma d'aplicar-se la nova llei.
Dossier 28.2.2020 a les 09:45h

Blossoming life amid frozen conflict: Karabakh women

The Soviet Union left several territorial disputes after its fall. Nagorno-Karabakh or as locals call it Artsakh is one of them. During the rule of the USSR, borders were drawn between the countries, and Armenian-majority Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast (NKAO) was established within Soviet Azerbaijan. ... Keep reading

Vera Grigoryan mostra els retrats de combatents desapareguts.
News 8.4.2020 a les 10:15h

Assyrian presence in Syria’s Khabour on the verge of vanishing 5 years after ISIS’s aggression

They arrived there as refugees from a genocide almost one century ago, and they are about to disappear now from there, again in a violent way. The Assyrian community in the Khabour Valley, in Kurdish-controlled Rojava in northern Syria, is currently unable to recover from the forced flight of most of its members in 2015, when ISIS occupied their territory. A new report warns of the destruction of its tangible and intangible heritage, and says it will be difficult to rebuild the community if conditions are not created for people to be able to return. Keep reading

L'església de Mar Gewargis al poble de Tel Baz, al Khabur, abans i després de la destrucció.
News 3.4.2020 a les 12:00h

Bougainville faces tough decision to reopen controversial mine to fund independence

When Bougainville held its independence referendum in December 2019, one of the unresolved doubts was how it could financially sustain itself if it seceded from Papua New Guinea. With 80% of its annual budget stemming from the PNG government, the Autonomous Bougainville Government has a difficult decision on the table: how to reopen the Panguna mine, which could provide it with significant economical injection, but nothing risk-free. A recently released report by an Australian human human rights group recalls the social, economic, and ecological disaster caused by the exploitation of the mine in the surrounding communities. Keep reading

Ruines de la mina de Panguna
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