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1810 September 18: Fiestas Patrias, Chile

1983 September 19: Saint Kitts and Nevis Independence Day

1991 September 21: Armenia Independence Day

1981 September 21: Belize Independence Day

1964 September 21: Malta Independence Day

1960 September 22: Mali Independence Day

1973 September 24: Guinea-Bissau Independence Day

2017 September 25: Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum

September 26: European Day of Languages

1966 September 30: Botswana Day

2017 October 1 Catalan Independence Referendum

1960 October 1: Cyprus Independence Day

1960 October 1: Nigeria Independence Day

1978 October 1: Tuvalu Independence Day

1958 October 2: Guinea Independence Day

1932 October 3: Iraq Independence Day

1966 October 4: Lesotho Independence Day

Pakistan using enforced disappearances to silence minorities: Sindhi activists at UN

Construction of Dam on Indus river is illegal, unethical, says Sindhi activists

Balochistan: Pakistani forces abducted 12 people from three districts in past two days

Balochistan: Iranian security forces shot dead two Baloch youth

Moscow Writer Claims Crimean Tatars Destabilizing Uzbekistan

Crimean Tatar political prisoner on hunger strike after getting no medical treatment for life-threatening condition

Distinguished Crimean Tatar surgeon convicted of ‘extremism’ for prayer room in hospital

Castles light up in celebration of Gaelic and Scots

Walmart dumps items with Soviet symbols

Man wounded by Spanish police on Oct 1 under investigation for actions during vote

A year after 20-S: the police operation that sealed fate of pro-independence leaders

Jailed civil leaders remain defiant in letter to pro-independence supporters

Independence supporters protest on anniversary of Spanish police raids to halt referendum

Student strike called for independence referendum anniversary

Special Committee on Decolonization reiterates right of Sahrawi people to self-determination, legal status of Western Sahara as decolonization issue

Russia’s policies not expected to change anytime soon – Defense Ministry of Latvia

Three Ezidis rescued from Islamic State captivity

Just 2 Yezidis running for election to Kurdistan Region parliament

Turkey: Pro-Kurdish daily on trial

Turkey angry at continued US support for Syrian Kurds

Iran has executed 44 Kurds in past six months

Scarred for life, Kurds from Iran plead for UN intervention after Koya attack

September 25: The unforgettable day Kurds voted to leave Iraq

Vanuatu steps up UN bid for West Papua rights, new referendum

St Kitts marks 35 years of alliance and independence

Referendum-2020 for Khalistan

China’s Xinjiang Muslims live in fear of disappearing into camps

Five Uyghur Professors from Xinjiang University Held in Political ‘Re-education Camps’

Xinjiang’s Kashgar University Sacks Four ‘Two-Faced’ Uyghur Professors

China Has Chosen Cultural Genocide in Xinjiang—For Now

Maori Language, Once Shunned, Is Having a Renaissance in New Zealand

New Zealand celebrates 125 years of women having the vote

Why New Zealand was the first country where women won the right to vote

Fingers Point to China After Break-Ins Target New Zealand Professor

In a Corner of Moldova, Marx Casts a Long Shadow

IPOB sit –at-home witness’s partial success

UN approves New Caledonia voter registration

Tension stops New Caledonia campaign event

Chagos: Mauritius challenges British colonialism in a case with major implications

Domestic tourism booms in Tibet but restrictions on foreign tourists remain

Five Tibetan Monks Detained in Ngaba

Blue Mountains Council flying the flag in support of Tibetan community

New name, same flaws in eSwatini election

Cuba’s Stalled Revolution

United States keen to invest strategically in Greenland

Greenland and the hunt for better climate science

Tuvalu reminds UN of existential threat of climate change

Russian Efforts In Macedonia Latest Attempt To Influence Balkans

China opens embassy in Dominican Republic after break with Taiwan

Bhutan’s Elections Demonstrate Continued Democratic Progress

Trial for murder of Honduran environmental activist delayed

Dominica: Striving Towards Climate Resilience

Vatican defends upcoming China deal against “drastic” critics

South Sudan’s Troops Raped and Killed Civilians While the Government Pursued a Peace Deal

Namibia Economy Contracts for 9th Quarter as Manufacturing Drops

Belarus: How Take-Over Of Country Started

Rihanna appointed an ambassador of Barbados

“Botswana elephant massacre” story now proven false

Ingush Mufti unexplainedly absent from North Caucasus Muftiate conference

Russian authorities force Gulag museum to close

‘Digital Resistance’: Siberian Game Racks Up Political Points

Karachay-Cherkessia authorities ready to spend almost 7k on troll factory

UN calls for genocide tribunal over Rohingya crisis

Indigenous Ugandan tribes demand recognition by the Constitution

The success and struggle for indigenous rights in India

Assertion of Adivasi identity to take precedence

In the tribal hearland of Adilabad, Muharram is a part of Adivasi ethos

Adivasis to celebrate Liberation Day

San Francisco Removes Statue Of Native Man At Feet Of Colonizers

‘We got it wrong’: Governments apologize to Alaska Natives for banning migratory bird harvests

Indigenous communities crippled in Argentina amid economic crisis

For rural indigenous women in Peru, health care is inadequate and hard to reach

Canadian professor working towards inclusion for British Columbia’s Indigenous communities

Indigenous Peoples Link Their Development to Clean Energies

The Epidemic Of Violence Against Native Women We Aren’t Talking About Enough

The language of the indigenous, traversing the Americas

High Court in Trinidad and Tobago decriminalizes gay sex

France to press Mali to implement peace deal with rebels

Georgia: A solitary peacekeeping mission on the edge of Europe

The future of Chinese investment in the Caucasus – The case of Abkhazia

NATO: The path you are on will take Georgia towards membership

Trump Is Reinventing the U.S. Approach to the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Palestinians killed in separate events in Gaza and East Jerusalem

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Million Voices for Independence Escape from Xinjiang


1714 September 11: National Day of Catalonia

2001 September 11: 9/11

1821 September 15: Costa Rica Independence Day

1821 September 15: El Salvador Independence Day

1821 September 15: Guatemala Independence Day

1821 September 15: Honduras Independence Day

1821 September 15: Nicaragua Independence Day

1810 September 16: Grito de Dolores, Mexico

1975 September 16: Papua New Guinea Independence Day

1810 September 18: Fiestas Patrias, Chile

1983 September 19: Saint Kitts and Nevis Independence Day

1991 September 21: Armenia Independence Day

1981 September 21: Belize Independence Day

1964 September 21: Malta Independence Day

1960 September 22: Mali Independence Day

1973 September 24: Guinea-Bissau Independence Day

2017 September 25: Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum

September 26: European Day of Languages

1966 September 30: Botswana Day

National Day of Catalonia: a million voices join peaceful call to form Catalan Republic

Barcelona, Girona and La Liga on collision course over ‘Catalan flags and symbols ban’ at US fixture

Tension between protesters for and against schooling in Catalan

Occitan: ‘abandonment’ of minority language by Spain denounced at EU

Pablo Hasél: Spanish National Court confirms rapper’s prison sentence

Belgium rejects extradition for rapper Valtònyc arguing freedom of speech

Catalan independence referendum needs to change from ‘impossible’ to ‘unavoidable’

Catalan government working for international ‘mediation’

The people of Catalunya are fighting against political extermination

Tibet is a natural security barrier, says Chinese leader at Lhasa expo

How far is Tibet from real human rights and rule of law?

Tibetan Protester Released From Prison Before Serving Full Term

Tibet independence campaigners claim victory as Liverpool’s controversial water partnership ends

Photo-op for China-appointed Panchen Lama exposes China’s strategic interests in Tibet

Victims of Sexual Abuse by Buddhist Teachers Appeals to Dalai Lama

Tibetan protests at UN highlight deteriorating Human Rights situation in Tibet

Has China’s most famous actress been disappeared by the Communist Party after a visit a children’s hospital in Tibet?

Woodward In Baltic war: Russia willing to use nuclear weapons against NATO in the Baltics

Taiwanese netizen declares artist ‘pro-Taiwan independence’ to get pirated works off Taobao

Ex-president urges Taiwan independence referendum

10 years too lenient for ‘unrepentant’ and ‘self-righteous’ Barotseland activists, now to be jailed 15 years!

Serbia snubs Kosovo in peace talks blow

Call for release of Papuan man and Polish citizen charged with treason

Timika, West Papua: reports that at least 1 person was shot and 7 arrested

Vanuatu to lobby countries around the world for support on West Papua

New Caledonia: West Papuans urge Kanaks to vote for independence

French court confirms New Caledonia election

New Caledonia USTKE union shuns referendum

France’s Republicans oppose New Caledonia independence

Escape from Xinjiang: Muslim Uighurs speak of China persecution

Increasing Uyghur activism abroad against abuses in Xinjiang

US Lawmakers Urge Export Restrictions Targeting China’s Xinjiang

Uyghur Children Separated From Parents, Held in ‘Little Angels Schools’ in Xinjiang

10 years ago, Iceland’s massive financial crisis erupted

10 defence pacts in 2 years nudge Finland away from non-aligned status

President Niinistö: Russia “would see enemies” if Finland joins Nato

EU marks 10 years since Russia-Georgia war, condemns Russian aggression

Sindhi political activist slams Pakistan for human rights violations in Sindh

Baloch activists slam Pakistan for human rights violations in Balochistan

Baloch leader urges UN to address human rights violations in Balochistan

Iran executes two Baloch inmates, another died due to medical negligence

Balochistan: Pakistani forces abducted 12 people from Kech and Dera Bugti

New Inuit-specific child care initiative will ‘right a wrong,’ says Inuit leader

Violence and Persecution of Indigenous Protesters Is on the Rise

Indigenous peoples globally being ‘criminalised’ for defending their rights

Native Americans Propose Change To Yellowstone Landmark Names

Are Indian Maoists Getting Alienated From The Adivasi Population?

Parents and teachers hit back at Katie Hopkins in Welsh education row as she claims country has a ‘real problem’

Anti-LGBTQ World Congress of Families kicked off this weekend with Moldova’s president in attendance

Scotland’s SNP to target 50,000 voters in ‘day of action’ on independence

Russia calls comment that Crimea is Ukraine a public call to violate RUSSIAN territorial integrity

Russia keeps silent about disaster in Crimea like USSR about Chernobyl

Crimean Tatar activist jailed for video reposted 4 years before Russia annexed Crimea and watched 11 times

Factory behind Crimea Chemical Disaster in Armyansk demands Russia prosecutes Ukraine

Iranian Revolutionary Guards claims missile attack on Iraq-based Kurdish dissidents

Pro-Kurdish SDF welcomes a long-term US presence in Syria

Turkey imposes indefinite curfew in over 100 Kurdish villages

Iran arrests Kurds striking to protest regime’s recent attacks, executions

UN report documents Turkey’s targeting of civilians in Afrin

Thousands of Syrian Kurds continue to suffer from statelessness

UN highlights Kurdistan Region’s advances in gender equality

Turkey sentences British fighter to seven years for joining Kurds

Dutch army to continue support for Kurdish Peshmerga forces

One Year Later, Still No Clue on Biafra Leader Kanu’s Whereabouts

Greenland PM loses majority as pro-independence party quits coalition

Jaswant Singh Khalra: Tale Of Murdered Sikh Activist

East Timor bugging case goes to court

Only men can inherit the title of chief in Lesotho. One woman is trying to change that

Two Sisters Bled to Death in Somalia After a Female Genital Mutilation Procedure

Armenia’s 2008 Crackdown Probe Hit By Wiretapping Scandal

Nicaragua crisis: Families march for ‘political prisoners’

Inside Belarus as Europe’s last dictatorship struggles to restyle itself as a Silicon Valley rival

More U.S. Lethal Weaponry Possible For Ukraine

Poroshenko: Russia aims to occupy Azov Sea

Why Independence for Ukraine’s Orthodox Church Is an Earthquake for Putin

Constantinople could grant autocephaly to Belarusian Orthodox Church next

Russian Propaganda’s Western Enablers

French think tanks issue 50 recommendations to combat information manipulations

Russia’s Tatars try to save their language

Russia Is Cracking Down on Minority Languages – but a Resistance Movement Is Growing

Soldier who fought for Ukraine in Donbas extradited to Russia

Bundibugyo’s Batwa beset by numerous challenges

Pope calls meeting of key bishops on sexual abuse

Is Bulgaria the EU’s next rule of law crisis?

Comoros seeks to arrest ex-VP who opposed president’s term limit move

Deputy army chief held in Comoros over anti-regime plot

European Parliament votes to punish Hungary for undermining democratic values

Burundi under fire at U.N. for expelling U.N. human rights team

Trump plans to shutter the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington

Denmark’s Defence Against Disinformation

Opinion: How to counter Russian interference like a Swede

China Joins Russian Drills in Sign of Growing Military Ties

Three Seas Leaders Must Overcome External Influence And Internal Disunity to Achieve Prosperity

Timeline: Unfolding of the Independence Movement in Ambazonia

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Erasing Crimean Tatar Muslims to the Tunes of a Welsh Orchestra


1968 September 6: Swaziland Independence Day

1822 September 7: Brazil Independence Day

1991 September 8: Republic of Macedonia Independence Day

1991 September 9: Tajikistan Independence Day

1714 September 11: National Day of Catalonia

1821 September 15: Costa Rica Independence Day

1821 September 15: El Salvador Independence Day

1821 September 15: Guatemala Independence Day

1821 September 15: Honduras Independence Day

1821 September 15: Nicaragua Independence Day

1810 September 16: Grito de Dolores, Mexico

1975 September 16: Papua New Guinea Independence Day

1810 September 18: Fiestas Patrias, Chile

1983 September 19: Saint Kitts and Nevis Independence Day

1991 September 21: Armenia Independence Day

1981 September 21: Belize Independence Day

1964 September 21: Malta Independence Day

1960 September 22: Mali Independence Day

Mass arrests in Papua following peaceful protest

Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero

Welsh musicians at centre of international row after performing in Crimea

How Russia is trying to erase Crimean Tatar Muslims

No Ukrainian school left in Russian-occupied Crimea – media

Sending Crimean political prisoners to Russia is a war crime

Russians provoking environmental disaster in Crimea

Crimea Chemical Disaster – Russia takes 2 weeks to evacuate children amid information vacuum

Journalist sentenced for criticising Russia’s occupation of Crimea urgently needs medical treatment

Russia refuses medical care to hunger striking Ukrainian political prisoner despite clear danger to life

Crimean Tatar civic activists jailed for social media reposts after day of armed searches & arrests

Crimean Tatar added to Russian ‘List of Terrorists & Extremists’ for 2014 ‘anti-Russian’ social media reposts

Crimean Tatar political prisoner to pay with his life for refusing to collaborate with Russia’s FSB?

Tortured for being gay after Russia annexed Crimea

Ukrainian Activist Flees Crimea Under Pressure From Russian Authorities

Occupied Donetsk: re-settlement of Russian “immigrants”, all-pervasive fear & ecological disaster

Prisoners die in unexplained circumstances in Russian-controlled ‘Luhansk republic’ prisons

Russia turns down Ukraine’s offer to swap their convicts for Ukrainian political prisoners

Why Does the Press Still Take Moscow at Its Word?

Sentsov tells about his health, asks to write him letters more often

S4C will broadcast ALL of Wales’ Nations League and Euro 2020 matches live

300,000 in Finland quit Facebook this year, expert tells paper

Romania-Moldova Unification Movement Grows Despite Obstacles

Ikea under fire for listing Taiwan as a country on its packaging

Taiwan grateful to United Airlines for imaginative website solution to ‘one China’ rule

Taiwan’s last African ally holds out despite overtures by China

Threatened land rights spark protest in Wallis and Futuna

Following an investigative report by BuzzFeed and others, a network of pro-Kremlin news outlets in the Baltic states suddenly admits to being run by the Russian state

Installation of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline starts in Gulf of Finland

US Lawmakers Urge Sanctions Against Chinese Officials, Companies Over Xinjiang Rights Violations

China’s Jaw-Dropping Family Separation Policy

Authorities Detain Uyghur Editor-in-Chief, Directors of Xinjiang Daily Newspaper

Chinese Embassies are Becoming Increasingly Assertive: the Case of Sweden

San Marino will have Europe’s first 5G network

China bans minors in Tibet from religious events

China’s democratic reforms in Tibet was a euphemism for Chinese communist totalitarian rule

‘China must grant autonomy to Tibet’

A Town Hall in London Hoists the Tibetan Flag for the First Time

13 MEPs to visit Catalan jailed leaders

Investigation into ‘disproportionate’ actions of Spanish police during referendum

Torra insists on referendum and calls for march to defend ‘civil and national rights’

Catalan police to be incorporated into Spanish intelligence agency against terrorism

Barotseland activists appear before the Supreme Court in Ndola

Benin is the latest African nation taxing the internet

Four Days in Occupied Western Sahara—A Rare Look Inside Africa’s Last Colony

Student union accuses university of drowning out pro-independence speech with ‘joyous party music’

Hong Kong students cautioned about independence debate as academic year begins

Hong Kong pro-independence student group says members’ families ‘warned’ by mainland authorities

Brexit could trigger Scottish independence and a united Ireland

‘Mither tongue’ Doric is given official status

Fifth dedicated Gaelic school officially opened

Journalists arrested over alleged theft of documents on Northern Ireland killings

Norwegian PM shuffles cabinet as male ministers seek family time

Iran’s Foreign Minister summoned to parliament for ‘paying tribute’ to Kurdistan flag

Turkey police bar protest against Kurdish prisoner’s imminent execution in Iran

Global silence toward Kurdistan independence ‘morally unacceptable’

Turkey sentences Kurdish leader Demirtas to 56 months for 2013 speech

NRI Sikhs raise pro-Khalistan pitch

Twitter accounts of Baloch political parties, leaders blocked days after Pakistan complained of objectionable content

Baloch activists remember Nawab Akbar Bugti on his death anniversary

Tributes flow for Father of Baloch nation

Balochistan’s resources belong to Baloch people: BNC

Balochistan: Enforced disappearances continue despite government claims of freeing abducted persons

Balochistan: Iranian authorities executed three Baloch prisoners

Why are Native American women vanishing? And who’s looking for them?

Community’s gifts welcome Native American babies to the world

Native American Indian Country May Make History With 2018 Farm Bill

The first truly American cuisine is having a revival

Lord of the Land: Leader of Lithuania’s Ruling Party Exposed

Research finds Lithuania was Soviet Union’s donor in 1st decade of occupation

€30 billion moved through Danske Estonia in single year

Oral History Suggests Māori Proverbs on Bird Extinction Mirrored Fears of Indigenous Group’s Own Decline

Minister pleased with response to te reo Māori strategy

Hmong Farmers Drive Local Food Economy in Minnesota

Beijing’s great game to win over Pacific’s small island states

Nauru demands China apologize for ‘disrespect’ at Pacific forum

Vanuatu welcomes ‘breakthrough’ over disputed islands

Russia-Eritrea Relations Grow with Planned Logistics Center

Djibouti, Eritrea agree to normalize ties strained since 2008

Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea in further warming of ties

Temaru wants Tahiti decolonisation on Pacific Islands Forum agenda

Haiti – FLASH : UN warns of high risk of major unrest in Haiti

Poll shows strong opposition to New Caledonia independence

We are ready to welcome you, NATO chief tells Macedonia

Somalia: Suicide bomb attack hits offices and school in Mogadishu

Somaliland and the scramble for Suez: How old imperial powers are being sidelined in Gulf’s ‘Cold War’

United States’ City of Clarkston Calls for Recognition of Somaliland

Secret Chinese Arms Trade in the Horn of Africa/

Cloud of sexual abuse threatens to overshadow Vatican youth summit

One Year After Irma, This Gorgeous Caribbean Island Is Back in Business

Hurricane Irma: One Year Later

US recalls diplomats in El Salvador, Panama, Dominican Republic over Taiwan

Mauritius challenges Britain’s claim to Chagos Islands at ICJ

Belgium faces reckoning over racism after two high-profile cases shock country

Moscow Watches Anxiously As Pashinian Realigns Armenia’s Foreign Policy

Videos of Masked Militia Alarm Slovenia

Luxembourg lures asset managers ahead of Brexit

Gambia president tells China previous Taiwan ties a ‘huge mistake’

U.N. inquiry says Burundi still committing crimes against humanity

Rwanda’s opposition wins parliamentary seats for first time

Does Crazy Rich Asians showcase the real Singapore?

Mongolia forges a new path from between the hammer and the anvil

France charges Liberia ‘ex-militant’ for crimes against humanity

Serbia, Kosovo leaders abruptly cancel EU-brokered meeting on land swap

A new scramble for Africa has begun

U.S. Warns Nicaragua Is Heading Down the Same Path as Syria and Venezuela

Paraguay to Move Embassy Back to Tel Aviv From Jerusalem; Israel Retaliates – Shuts Embassy

South Sudan soldiers sentenced to jail for murder, rape in 2016 hotel raid

South Sudan can learn from Liberia’s road to peace

Slavery Was Part of Barbados Life for Centuries. But Its History Can Be Hard to Find

World Nomad Games Kick Off In Kyrgyzstan

Week of chaos a reminder that Libya is still broken

Bhutan’s tryst with democracy turns 10

From positive to profane, Bhutan is loving rap

Bhutan Parties Choose ‘Big Brother’ India Over Opportunist China

International Criminal Court rules it can investigate alleged crimes against the Rohingya in Burma

Microwaves suspected in ‘sonic attacks’ on US diplomats in Cuba and China

In Cuba, condom use stretches far beyond sex

Cuba’s real estate market is booming. But will it last?

Doctors reveal possible ‘neuro-weapon’ used in alleged attacks in Cuba

Yemen’s Houthis want UN guarantees for delegation as peace talks in Geneva stall

Maldives accuses U.S. of intimidation after comments on political prisoners

Mass wedding ceremony held on China-Maldives Friendship Bridge in Male

Mother Of Tajikistan Cyclist-Attack Suspect Douses Self With Gasoline In Protest

Transforming Tajikistan: how the Rahmon regime turned religion into a site of struggle

Russian ‘Bomb’ Ticks in the Geographic Center of Georgia

Leader of breakaway Abkhazia meets Assad in Syria

Breakaway Abkhazia remains among top destinations for Russian tourists

Conviction, Sentencing Of Two Soldiers Spark Protests In North Ossetia

Relatives of slain public figures in Karachay–Cherkessia demand senator be brought to justice for ordering killings

World Nomad Games: 7-months pregnant Bashkortostan woman to compete in archery

Governments Pressure Russia to Act on Chechnya Abuses

Chechen refugee forcibly disappeared after being unlawfully deported from Poland

Chechen ‘invasion’ sparks outrage in Ingushetia

Relatives of the young men who recently attacked Chechen police officers have been forced to flee the republic

Indigenous People Fight For Their Rights. Governments And Businesses Call Them Terrorists.

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Independence or Restoration? Self-government but not independence. The disappeared.


1991 August 27: Moldova Independence Day

August 30: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

1991 August 31: Kyrgyzstan Independence Day

1957 August 31: Hari Merdeka, Malaysia Independence Day

1962 August 31: Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day

1991 September 1: Uzbekistan Independence Day

1945 September 2: Vietnam National Day

1968 September 6: Swaziland Independence Day

1822 September 7: Brazil Independence Day

1991 September 8: Republic of Macedonia Independence Day

1991 September 9: Tajikistan Independence Day

1714 September 11: National Day of Catalonia

1821 September 15: Costa Rica Independence Day

1821 September 15: El Salvador Independence Day

1821 September 15: Guatemala Independence Day

1821 September 15: Honduras Independence Day

1821 September 15: Nicaragua Independence Day

1810 September 16: Grito de Dolores, Mexico

1975 September 16: Papua New Guinea Independence Day

Prisoners Protection Association sounds terrifying alarm over Sahrawi detainee situation

Inside look at the Russian propaganda factory as it operates in Estonia

Communist-era dissidents’ trail opens at Czech-Polish border

Key figure in the revitalisation of the Cornish language passes away

Lithuania renames square by Russian embassy for murdered Boris Nemtsov

Foreign Companies Should Give up Their China Fantasy

Pope shares ‘pain and shame’ at Church’s failings over Irish abuse during historic visit

How a small American Indian tribe came to give an incredible gift to Irish famine sufferers

Federal government, Inuit agree on compensation for forced relocations in 1950s

What Makes Someone Native American?

Trump administration restricts tribal involvement at Bears Ears

Indigenous Peoples in the Grip of ‘Criminalization’, Warns New UN Report

This Culture, Once Believed Extinct, Is Flourishing

Four rebels convicted in Adivasi massacre

The Roots of a Growing Adivasi Resistance in Gujarat

‘An information black hole’: Exiled Muslim Uighurs fear for loved ones back home as China tightens its grip on Xinjiang

Russia, Sudan foster deal among Central African Republic militia

New Caledonia: Does the French public actually want to ‘set it free’?

Brutal Beating Of Bosnian Serb Journalist Draws More Protests

Work of Charter-97 is under Threat

Clashes shatter illusion of security in Libyan capital

China returns Tahiti consulate building

Bolivian chefs are trading colonial cuisine for national pride

The legend of Benin’s fearless female warriors

Neighbors square off with Beijing in South China Sea

Vietnamese website taunts Chinese drama fans with South China Sea quiz

Grenada announces ban on Styrofoam products

Call for the right to be taught in Gaelic

Independence on the agenda as SNP hold first National Assembly

Scotland’s independence movement is an inspiration to Welsh Yes groups

Poll reveals majority would back independence after Brexit

Free Ty Pawb language sessions for those wanting to learn to speak Welsh

Welsh newspaper Glo Man celebrates four decades

Indonesian police arrest 8 West Papuan people and a Polish tourist

The time for West Papua is now

PIANGO wants Pacific leaders to commit over West Papua

China leader calls for ‘anti-separatism efforts’ in Tibet

China spends big in Tibet to avert a crisis when the Dalai Lama dies

Hidden but not forgotten: Int’l Day of the Disappeared shines light on Tibet’s dark prison secrets

Translated court documents expose China’s sham prosecution of Tibetan language rights advocate Tashi Wangchuk, raise fears about use of torture

Sen. John McCain, American ‘maverick’ and Arizona political giant, dies at age 81

Assad can’t put the Syrian-Kurdish genie back in the bottle

A catastrophe in Idlib has now become more difficult to avoid

Pentagon: Manbij residents to govern Manbij

Turkey police violently disperse Kurdish mothers’ sit-in for the disappeared, arrest scores

Do Turkey and Baghdad plan to seize KRG territory?

Kurdish prisoner in Turkey loses his life in prison due to health conditions

Ezidis concerned over return of families involved in Islamic State’s Shingal massacre

Yazidis seek church asylum as Europe’s empathy for refugees wanes

Ambazonian President: We declared ‘restoration’ of our independence

Palau joins international biodiversity agreement

The fascinating history behind the Moroccan Amazigh headgear Madonna wore at VMAs

Poverty Among Berber Families in Morocco

To counter China, West plans bigger footprint in Pacific – sources

Former Israeli officials helping Rwanda join OECD

Pro-Biafra women protesters regain freedom

We’ve discovered 7 graveyards where 180 pro-Biafra activists were buried, NGO claims

Indigenous People of Biafra Declare Sit-At-Home In Protest Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Disappearance

Biafra agitators raise the alarm over Operation Python Dance 3

13 ethnic Somalis killed in Oromia: Ethiopia troops accused of negligence

Ethiopia’s reforming prime minister runs into a roadblock of ethnic unrest

Top Oromia parties hint of merger for Ethiopia’s 2020 polls

Serbia, Kosovo presidents broach border changes for historic deal

Serbia and Kosovo May Be Ready to End Their Feud

Germany warns on Serbia-Kosovo land swap idea

Kremlin money used to push propaganda in Baltics

The execution of Latvia’s most famous army man

Moldovan Leaders, Protesters Face Off On Independence Day

Circassian scholars call for creation of single alphabet

Moscow Works Hard To Block Syrian Circassians From Returning To Their Homeland And To Russify Those Who Do – OpEd

Kadyrov Pledges To Ban Rights Activists From Chechnya

Will the war in Russia’s North Caucasus ever end?

14 years of pain and of lies about the siege and storming of School No. 1 in Beslan

Turkmenistan: A banana republic for our times

Panama’s first indigenous beauty queen opens doors, breaks social barriers

Moderate Parties in Slovenia Sign Deal to Form Government

Maldives Opposition Warns Against Rigging of Presidential Elections

Burundi economy battered by years of political crisis

Major Fire At Recycling Plant Covers Malta With Toxic Black Cloud

Comoros President appoints new govt a month after referendum

Volatile Kashmir marred by protests over citizenship rights law

Equatorial Guinea MPs can travel only if authorized by president’s son

Surrogate Motherhood Thriving In Kyrgyzstan, Despite Society’s Misgivings

U.N. accuses Nicaragua government of widespread rights violations

Vatican knew of Pennsylvania sex abuse cover-up, prosecutor says

Germany returns skulls of Namibian genocide victims

How will Guyana deal with its oil windfall?

US ends all funding for UN’s Palestine refugee agency

Nauru attends South Ossetia independence events

The Toll of Putin’s Wars

Prominent Ukrainian Historian Found Dead With Stab Wounds

Russia Opens a New Front in Its War Against Ukraine: the Sea of Azov

Russia turns to politically-motivated excavations to rewrite history of Soviet Terror after jailing one of its main historians

The European Court of Human Rights’ politically-motivated denial of justice for Oleg Sentsov

Lech Walesa nominates Oleg Sentsov for Nobel Peace Prize

Russia occupies Crimea and deports Ukrainians for refusing Russian citizenship

Russian FSB comes for Ukrainian Cultural Centre activist in occupied Crimea

‘The disappeared’ – the hidden part of Russia’s hybrid deportation of the Crimean Tatars

Oscar foreign-language film race 2019: all the titles submitted so far

BAROTSELAND: Independence or Restoration?

Independence in 9 months, urges far-left CUP

Protesters attack journalist at demonstration against yellow ribbons

Catalan literature in demand around the world

Spanish president offers Catalonia vote on self-government but not independence