Anti-Independence Coalition Collapses

1898 June 12: Day of Freedom in Philippines

1941 June 14: Soviet Mass Deportations from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

2012 June 14: Assassination of West Papuan Independist Mako Tabuni

June 15: International Uyghur Language Day

1944 June 17: Icelandic National Day

June 21: National Indigenous Peoples Day, Canada

1975 June 25: Mozambique Independence Day

June 26: Crimean Tatars National Flag Day

1960 June 26: Madagascar Independence Day

1977 June 27: Djibouti Independence Day

1976 June 29: Seychelles Independence Day

1960 June 30: Democratic Republic of Congo Independence Day

1962 July 1: Independence Day of Burundi

1867 July 1: Canada Day

1997 July 1: Transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong

1962 July 1: Rwanda Independence Day

1960 July 1: Somalia Independence Day

1971 July 1: West Papua Day of Resistance

9 Livingstone Barotse granted bail, six others acquitted in Mongu as the Zambian President heads to Barotseland

WHO certifies Paraguay malaria-free

Storm-battered Dominica braces for new hurricane season

Qatar takes UAE to U.N. human rights court over boycott

Comoros opposition leader jailed for 6 months for demos

Former Vatican diplomat indicted on child pornography charges

Latvia commemorates victims of 1941 deportations

Te Tauihu policy first step towards Wellington becoming te reo Māori capital

Committee of 24: Participants call to speed up Western Sahara decolonization

Exiled as a child, Sahrawi grandmother still longs for home

The history behind Morocco’s “Africa” World Cup not being fully embraced by all Africans

World Cup 2018: Can Iceland stun the world again?

Swaziland Admits It Is Broke

Carefully, Kazakhstan Confronts China About Kazakhs in Xinjiang Re-Education Camps

Players Group Demands Release of Uyghur Pro Footballer Detained For ‘Visiting Foreign Countries’

Nearly Half of Xinjiang Village’s Residents Sent to ‘Political Re-Education Camps’: Official

Uyghur pop star detained in China

Crimea. Territory of torture

Jailed Crimean Tatar human rights activist says that FSB prove that Russia has changed little since Stalin era

‘Trump is ours!’: Russian state TV celebrates Trump’s suggestion that Crimea is part of Russia

US to double number of Marines in Norway amid Russia tensions

New hub reflects NZ grassroots support for West Papua

Green co-leader slams human rights ‘obscenity’ over West Papua

Barbara Dreaver: Why is NZ and the world turning its back on human rights abuses in West Papua?

Finland’s first terror attack: Life sentence for Turku stabber

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto is healing and resurgence in action

Correctional Service’s psychological tests fail Indigenous prisoners, Supreme Court rules

Ancient Native American King’s House Rediscovered in Florida

One Of The Last Living Navajo Code Talkers From WWII Passed Away

Sprawling comedy features American Indian family

Is this the last chance for Honduras to protect indigenous consultation rights?

Video Shows Border Patrol SUV Hitting Native American Man, Then Driving Away

Indigenous treaties are meaningless without addressing the issue of sovereignty

How flexischools could help close the gap in Indigenous education

Self-rule by Adivasis could end Maoism

U.S. extradites former Panama president to home country

Spain’s Basques form 200km human chain calling for independence vote

‘Melting Away’ — Climate change and Greenland’s Inuits

Hong Kong independence activist Edward Leung jailed for six years

Why Are Hong Kong’s ‘Localists’ on Their Own?

Impact of Chinese money on independence of Hong Kong media

15 schools in Cornwall teach youngsters Cornish and keep ‘critically endangered’ language alive

Rare ancient writing found on medieval Cornish stone

People could identify as Cornish on the next census and this is what people in Cornwall have to say

Kuwait and Oman Are Stuck in Arab No Man’s Land

RFE/RL Correspondent Roughed Up — Again — In Turkmenistan

Student In Turkey ‘Tricked Back’ To Turkmenistan And Imprisoned

‘We need the king!’ Lesotho fed up with politicians’ mistakes

Cuba ‘sonic attack’: US tests two more Havana embassy staff

Anti-Chinese protesters take to Vietnam’s streets

Chinese missile launchers reappear on disputed South China Sea island

US urges regional governments to block South Sudan war money

Mass movement against enforced disappearances grips Pak’s Sindh

Baloch leader says fight for Baloch independence will continue

Boakai Slams Liberia’s Reliance On Donor Money

Tajikistan’s Banned Islamic Party Claims Former Members Hit By ‘Wave Of Arrests’

Landslides and Flooding Threaten 200,000 Rohingya Refugees as Monsoon Rains Lash Into Bangladesh Camps

Guiana: France ‘flooded’ with cocaine as traffickers exploit ‘back door to Europe’

Belarus Passes Legislation Against ‘Fake News’ Media

EU issues encouraging messages ahead of 10th anniversary of Russia-Georgia war

Russia conducts drills in Georgia’s occupied Tskhinvali region

Honduras Anti-Corruption Probe Implicates President, Opposition

Moldova Struggles to Escape Russia’s Energy Embrace

Turnaround in Moldova’s separatist Transnistria region as it boasts 15% GDP growth in Q1

El Salvador’s former first lady arrested in corruption case

The Withdrawal Bill shows that Westminster will never work for Wales

In Brexit Britain, Scots are starting to believe that independence is worth the risks

‘Independence it must be’: Mastermind behind ‘The Vow’ switches from No to Yes

Haiti bans Oxfam GB over sexual misconduct scandal

‘Velvet revolution’ makes Armenia a nation of smiles

Macedonia seeks new direction with name change

Kyrgyzstan’s ‘Graveyard Mafia’

Saint Lucia wins social media marketing award

Climate Change and the Disappearing Islands of Kiribati

Maldives’ Slide Toward One Party Rule

When an Indigenous Land Defender Becomes an Enemy of the State

Papua New Guinea declares state of emergency over riots

Baltic Brutality?

Baltics know truth is more powerful than guns – Dalai Lama in Vilnius

Over thousand people took part in deportee name readings across Lithuania

Greece passes fast-track reform package to unlock bailout cash

Sikhs abroad feel Khalistan narrative meant to marginalise

Leaders open TANAP pipeline carrying gas from Azerbaijan to Europe

Azerbaijan acquires new missiles in escalating arms race with Armenia

Jonathan Lee: Antigypsyism is a cancer at the heart of Europe

Young Gypsies and Travellers launch activist network at Appleby fair

Clinging to Power Amid Violent Protests, Nicaragua’s President Faces a Crisis Point

Nicaragua Protests Take a New Turn: Empty Streets

What are the reasons behind low wages in Slovakia?

US State Department reaffirms protections for Iraq’s religious minorities

Erdogan threatens Kurdish rival with death sentence, Demirtas responds

Six months after receiving death threats, Miss Iraq reunites with Miss Israel

Turkey Coordinating With Iran on Possible Military Incursion Into Kurdish Iraq

Top Syrian Kurd hopes Assad serious about talks

KRG announces 20 Kurdish studies scholarships for foreigners

KRG officials mark first Eid since IS defeat, referendum

Christians in Kurdistan join Muslim neighbors to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Mauritania’s slavery problem

New Caledonia anti-independence coalition collapses

UN Committee Set to Examine Civil and Political Rights in Laos

Don’t Forget France in Laos

Journalist shot dead in Kashmir

UN calls for international probe into Kashmir rights violations

China Restricts Tibetan Observances in Lhasa During Buddhist Holy Month

Sweden jails man for spying on exiled Tibetans for China

‘Honoured’ Tibet team manager looks back on ‘really great’ CONIFA World Football Cup as players make way home

This delegation truly represents Tibet: President to Canada

Denmark widens probe into police and pro-Tibet protesters

New airports on Tibetan border may test Sino-Indian détente

A Gulag history museum runs into office space problems after possibly discovering a Soviet-era mass grave

Ingush man detained by FSB turns up dead

‘Children’s friend’: The dark story behind Stalin’s popular photo with a Soviet girl

Russia reinstates political trial of historian of the Terror Yuri Dmitriev

Spanish minister calls for constitutional reform in wake of Catalan separatist push

Catalan ex-minister not too optimistic about talks with Spain government

Catalan vice president says he doesn’t have ‘much hope’ in Spanish government

King of Spain’s brother-in-law sentenced to almost 6 years in jail

Ponsatí’s lawyer considers summoning former Spanish ministers to Scotland court

Spain’s New Government and the Catalan Crisis

Foreign minister to reopen Catalonia’s main offices abroad

Catalan president hopes for more meetings with Spanish counterpart

Catalan parliament speaker takes judges to court for ‘violating rights’ of jailed MPs

Catalonia diplomats back in action abroad

Germany ‘should’ promote mediation in Catalonia, says Bundestag Human Rights committee chair

Trump-Kim summit in Singapore highlights city’s global ties

Small fry: Faroe Islands seek fish export pledge with Russia trade deal