Campaigning for critical election opens in crisis-wracked DR Congo

By |november 22nd, 2018|bad governance, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola, ethnic violence, Joseph Kabila, MONUSCO, News, United Nations|

After two years of setbacks, broken promises and delays, the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday (21 November) effectively opened the starting gates for a crucial election that could alleviate -- or perhaps worsen -- the decades-long crisis gripp...

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In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on Xinjiang concerns

By |november 15th, 2018|China, ethnic violence, human rights, human rights abuses, Kazakhs, Muslims, News, Uighurs|

A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China’s restive, heavily Muslim Xinjiang region for an explanation of alleged rights abuses against ethnic Uighurs.

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EU demands freedom for two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar

By |september 3rd, 2018|Aung San Suu Kyi, ethnic violence, genocide, human rights, International Criminal Court, Myanmar, News, press freedom, Rohingya Muslims|

The European Union called today (3 September) for the immediate and unconditional release of two Reuters journalists handed jail sentences in Myanmar for their reporting of the Rohingya crisis.

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EU asks Mali for details of key presidential vote

By |avgust 1st, 2018|ECOWAS, elections, ethnic violence, G5 Sahel, Ibrahim Aboubacar Keita, Mali, News, Soumaila Cisse, United Nations|

The European Union on Tuesday (31 July) pressured Mali to present a "complete and detailed list" of polling stations where a key presidential election could not be held due to violence.

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UN to slap sanctions for hate speech in Central African Republic

By |januar 31st, 2018|anti-Balaka, anti-Christian, anti-Muslim, António Guterres, Central African Republic, ethnic violence, hate speech, News, Refugees, religious violence, Seleka, United Nations|

The UN Security Council yesterday (30 January) maintained an arms embargo on the Central African Republic and added incitement to hatred as well as attacks on aid workers as criteria for sanctions.

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Macedonian nationalists resume protests against coalition with Albanian parties

By |maj 3rd, 2017|democratic deficit, ethnic Albanians, ethnic violence, EU-Macedonia relations, Gjorge Ivanov, Greater Albania, News, Nikola Gruevski, Zoran Zaev|

Thousands of nationalist demonstrators of the so-called “Civil Initiative for a United Macedonia” resumed their protests in Skopje yesterday (2 May) against a plan for a coalition government that includes ethnic Albanian parties, five days after they burst into parliament and assaulted lawmakers.

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