Indian FM defends citizenship law as he promotes EU ties

By |februar 18th, 2020|EU-India, Muslims, Narendra Modi, News, Pakistan|

India's Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Monday (17 February) defended his country's controversial new citizenship law and crackdown in Kashmir, as he came to Brussels to promote what he hopes will be closer strategic ties to the European Un...

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Jailed Uighur’s daughter receives EU rights prize

By |december 19th, 2019|China, ethnic cleansing, European Parliament, human rights, Ilham Tohti, Muslims, News, Sakharov Prize, Uighurs|

The daughter of jailed Uighur intellectual Ilham Tohti received the EU's top rights prize on his behalf Wednesday (18 December), saying she did not even know if he was still alive.

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More secrets of China’s Xinjiang camps leaked to foreign media

By |november 25th, 2019|artificial intelligence, authoritarian regime, China, human rights, mass surveillance, Muslims, News, Uighurs|

Classified Chinese government documents made public by an international group of journalists describe the repressive inner workings of detention camps in Xinjiang, in a second rare leak in days of secret files concerning the troubled western region.

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US blacklists Chinese AI firms in reprisal against repression of Muslim minorities

By |oktober 8th, 2019|artificial intelligence, China, Donald Trump, Huawei, human rights, Kazakhs, mass surveillance, Muslims, News, totalitarian regime, Uighurs|

The US government expanded its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and ratcheting up tensions ahead of high-level trade talks in Washington this week.

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Bosnian Serbs pull reserve police plan under Western pressure

By |junij 25th, 2019|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croats, Muslims, News, Republika Srpska, Yugoslav wars|

Bosnia's Serb entity on Monday (24 June) withdrew a bill to set up a reserve police force under pressure from Western peace envoys who said it would be divisive, with memories still fresh of reservists' role in ethnic cleansing during the 1992-95 war.

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Turkey, Russia and China covet Western Balkans as EU puts enlargement on hold

By |junij 24th, 2019|16+1, Albania, Belt and Road Initiative, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, EU accession, Kosovo, Kosovo war, Montenegro, Muslims, Nato, News, North Macedonia, Orthodox Church, Ottoman empire, Russian propaganda, Serbia, Turkey, Western Balkans|

Unless the EU accession process of the Western Balkans picks up the pace, the six countries of the region may examine alternatives for their countries’ external orientation, including boosting relations with China, Russia, Turkey and the Gulf States, a report...

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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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Nationalist Serb, Bosniak leaders win Bosnia’s presidential vote

By |oktober 8th, 2018|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croats, Dragan Čović, ethnic conflict, Milorad Dodik, Muslims, News, Republika Srpska, Sefik Dzaferovic, Yugoslav wars, Zeljko Komsic|

Bosnian Serb nationalist leader Milorad Dodik and Šefik Džaferović, the candidate of the largest Muslim Bosniak party, have won the Serb and Bosniak seats in Bosnia's triumvirate presidency, the election commission said early Monday (8 October).

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As Bosnians prepare to vote, some lament being ‘second-class citizens’

By |oktober 5th, 2018|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croats, Dayton Agreement, ethnic tensions, Muslims, News, Republika Srpska, Serbs, Yugoslav wars|

In a country where political power is formally shared by three ethnic groups, Bosnians who identify as "ostali" -- or "others" -- are second-class citizens.

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Central Africa rebels rearm after military gets Russia weapons

By |avgust 1st, 2018|Central African Republic, Christians, Darfur, MINUSCA, Muslims, News, religious violence, Russia, Sangaris, Seleka, Sudan, United Nations|

Russia's supply of weapons to the Central African Republic's military has sparked an arms race, with rebels turning to traffickers in Sudan for fresh gun shipments, according to a UN panel of experts.

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