Harvard president read a Uyghur poem to students in Peking

Deliver the independence petition of 1.8 million West Papuans to the United Nations

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

2019 May 22-24, 17th International Conference on Minority Languages

2019 June 17-20: Indigenous Gathering of Native language Instructional Techniques for Educators

2019 October 16-17: Crowded out or limitless horizons? Minority language-media in the digital age

1956 March 20: Tunisia Independence day

1990 March 21: Namibia Independence Day

1992 March 21: Tatarstan Sovereignty Referendum

1918 March 25: Belarus Freedom Day (Dzen Voli)

1821 March 25: Greek Independence Day

March 25: Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

1949 March 25: Operation Priboi, Soviet Mass Deportations from the Baltic States

1971 March 26: Bangladesh Independence Day

1948 March 27: Balochinstan Occupation Day

1976 March 30: Land Day, Palestine

1949 April 4: Founding of NATO

1960 April 4: Senegal Independence Day

1320 April 6: Declaration of Arbroath, Scotland and Tartan Day

1994 April 7: Rwandan genocide

Fiji beats New Caledonia in International Friendly

New Caledonia Congress endorses Vanuatu trade agreement

Solomon Islands look beyond Taiwan alliance as election looms

Indonesia continues military build up in West Papua

‘Nothing was left’: Flash floods, landslides hit Indonesia’s Papua region

Finland is the happiest country in the world again

Finland Needs to Defuse a Demographic Time Bomb

Large numbers of foreign intelligence staff in Finland, Russia and China particularly active

More than 500 Banunu killed in attacks by rival ethnic group in DR Congo – U.N. investigation

Connections In Hate Between NZ And Norway Shooters

New Zealand Shooting Suspect Praised China For ‘Lacking Diversity’

China says 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang since 2014

Uyghur Detainees from Xinjiang ‘Placed in Nearly Every Prison’ in Shandong Province

Rights Activists Denounce China’s Xinjiang White Paper

Harvard’s president read a Uyghur poem to students at Peking University

China’s Uyghur detention camps may be the largest mass incarceration since the Holocaust

Norway says it proved Russian GPS interference during NATO exercises

Big Norwegian Aluminum Producer Suffers Extensive Cyber Attack

Gunmen attack Mali army base, kill at least 16 soldiers

Katushabe is tapping into her soft spot for Batwa women

An Incinerator In Tatarstan Is The Latest Battleground In Russia’s Garbage Wars

Why is the Kremlin replacing multiple regional governors right before Russia’s fall elections?

Siberian City Grinds to a Halt After Locals Protest Rape Linked to Migrant

Police Detain Suspected Attackers Of Migrants In Russia’s Sakha-Yakutia Region

TV documentary follows plucky Selina to the ends of the earth

Family escapes Syrian war only to be gunned down in New Zealand mosque shooting

The brutal leader of Chechnya goes after another monitor of his torture and abuse

Oil Dorado: Guyana set for its own Klondike ‘black gold’ rush?

Joint NATO-Georgia Military Exercises Kick Off Near Tbilisi

Russia bolsters military presence in Abkhazia with 30% troop increase

Paul Goble: Moscow engaging in slow-motion deportation of Crimean Tatars

“They’re sobering up”: Crimean Tatar leader on “cardinal” change in public moods in Crimea

Putin, rap and Night Wolves: Russia marks 5 years in Crimea

Russia’s New Program to Rapidly Populate Crimea with Russians

Russian occupiers are doing everything to kill imprisoned Crimean Tatar amputee

Putin expresses regret in his immediate entourage and wishes he hadn’t ordered to occupy Crimea, – Dzhemilev

Crimean Tatar civic journalist faces 7-year sentence for reporting rights abuses in occupied Crimea

Armed searches and arrests of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russian-occupied Crimea

Crimea: Enduring five years in a human rights black hole

Russia seized its first Ukrainian political prisoner within days of its invasion of Crimea

Why the media fails to cover Palestine with accuracy and empathy

U.N. experts urge Israel to rein in security forces

Top court bans Jewish Power’s Michael Ben-Ari from polls

Trump just made a highly controversial decision about Israel — again

eSwatini budgets for change

Without China’s Help, eSwatini Begins Construction of $1.3 Million Trade Hub

Guinea risks ‘conflict and confusion’ with mining eviction policy

Red dresses displayed around American Indian museum to memorialize missing, murdered native women

American Indians say movement to end ‘redface’ is slow

Anyone Speak K’iche’ or Mam? Immigration Courts Overwhelmed by Indigenous Languages

Navajo Gives Up Navajo Generating Station Bid

Inuit hope fresh deals with mining companies boost employment at new projects

U.S. not meeting terms of international caribou agreement, say Indigenous gov’ts of Arctic refuge plan

Adivasis plan to boycott all political parties this election

Moldova’s Parliamentary Elections: One Silver Lining Amid Multiple Negative Trends (Part Two)

Karadzic sentence increased to life for Bosnia genocide: UN

What legacy did Karadzic and the war leave behind for Bosnia?

One Year On, Dragicevic Death Still Haunts Bosnia

White supremacist threat:Canadian Sikhs seek removal of Khalistani reference from safety report

Operation Allied Force: NATO Bombing Of Yugoslavia

Kosovo grapples with bloody past 20 years after NATO’s first war

How Milosevic stripped Kosovo’s autonomy – archive, 1989

Christchurch shootings: How Maori haka unify New Zealand in mourning

Pasifika Festival cancelled following Chch terror attack

Palau island and its Jellyfish Lake are open to the public again

Huge Underwater Eruption May Have Rattled the Entire Earth and We Barely Noticed

Biafra: Why Igbo Have Not Got Own Country – BNYL

Syriza, Greece’s ruling party, is headed for electoral defeat

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay relaunch 2030 World Cup bid

Dominican Republic is named the most dangerous place to travel for plastic surgery

Costa Rica aiming to be world’s first plastic and carbon-free country by 2021

Nicola Sturgeon to announce indyref2 update ‘in next few days’

This is how Plaid Cymru can win in Wales like we did here in Scotland

Minister for culture attempted to stop ‘Welsh essential’ advert for head of National Library

Northern Basque Country to fund Occitan language policy

Brittany: The Region Grieves One of its Best Artists and Activists, Yann-Fañch Kemener

Lost words: The struggle to save Turkey’s disappearing languages

Aberdeen University to lead first study of the Scots language since the 1950s

World’s 1st Irish Language Neural Machine Translation Engine Launched by

Minister for culture attempted to stop ‘Welsh essential’ advert for head of National Library

Bahrain: Formula 1 Ignores Rights Commitments

Chinese fishmeal plants leave fishermen in the Gambia all at sea

What on earth is Djibouti doing?

Europe’s center-right suspends Hungary’s ruling party

Kuwait says US Mideast peace plan should weigh regional considerations

At long last, peace might be possible between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Southern Azerbaijan : New Report Details Rights Violations Against Azerbaijani Minority in Iran

Women suffering from fistulas in Sierra Leone need more support

School counsellors in Sierra Leone address early pregnancy, child marriage

U.S. pressure on Hezbollah, Iran is working, Pompeo says in Beirut

UAE supports ‘Empowering 100 Women Future Leaders Programme’ in Rwanda

Digging through the layers of Malta’s religious past

Lesotho on the cusp of maiden Afcon qualification

Singapore is holding on to its title as the most expensive city in the world — this time, sharing it with Paris, and Hong Kong

Qatar asks IAEA to intervene over ‘threat’ posed by UAE nuclear plant

Central African Republic opens cabinet to more armed groups to bolster peace

U.S. Airstrikes In Somalia May Amount To War Crimes

TV journalist Leonardo Gabriel Hernández shot dead in Honduras

Bangsamoro gov’t inauguration repeatedly delayed to ensure Duterte presence

Kushner peace plan urges huge ‘Palestinian-Saudi-Jordanian land swap’

Donor to Latvia’s Biggest Party Linked to Laundromat

Mongolia’s epic celebration at -40C

Aruba to resume refinery refurbishment after U.S. sanctions exemption

Germany, Belgium propose new tool to police EU democracies

Will Evo Morales Win Again in Bolivia?

Two Russian Tu-142 Maritime Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft Intercepted by Italian Typhoons Off Iceland

EU eyes June to begin membership talks with North Macedonia

Nicaragua government says it will free all jailed protesters in bid to lift sanctions

Why Kashmir Has A Right To Self-Determination

Surrounded By Military Barracks, Skiers Shred The Himalayan Slopes Of Indian Kashmir

Kashmir: The forgotten victims of an endless war

India bans top pro-independence group in Kashmir

No Rights Progress in Eritrea After Peace Deal With Ethiopia

Sharofiddin Gadoev escapes Tajikistan after YouTube video plea for help

Tajikistan Urged To Release ‘Seriously Ill’ Muhammadali Hayit Who Says Guards Beat Him

Tiger numbers increase in Bhutan

Large solar plant to be built in Tonga

U.N. to hold Libya conference in April to avoid military showdown

Whose side is Russia on in Libya?

Haiti’s latest government falls after six months as lawmakers fire prime minister

US Senator Rubio visits Haiti amid political crisis there

Mauritania: Nouakchott trashes sea agreement with Senegal

Taliban Capture About 150 Afghan Soldiers After Chase Into Turkmenistan

Equatorial Guinea: Alfredo Okenve banned from receiving Franco-German prize

Stageplay imagines a lost Tuvalu

Observers identify ‘lack of impartiality’ in Catalan politicians trial

Catalan president promotes local mayor to prominent government spokesperson role

Spanish treasury official unable to confirm if public money was used for Catalan referendum

Spain’s Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Is Widening Its Peoples’ Divisions

Spanish civil guard tell court of raids on Catalan government offices

Irish and Italian politicians condemn trial of Catalan independence leaders

La Liga clubs refuse players permission to join Catalonia squad

The stars who were given the green light to play for Catalonia

Lawyers claim Catalan politicians’ rights violated in independence trial

How Art Can Operate as Soft Power

Sanchez: No evidence to prove claims of violence in Catalan indyref

Foreign investment in Catalonia falls to its lowest level in six years

Catalan president forced to remove all symbols from government headquarters

‘Our political project is still relevant’: Republican Left of Catalonia commemorate one year since exile and incarceration

Attorney general orders lawsuit against Catalan president for defying electoral authority

Hundreds gather in Barcelona to pray for victims of New Zealand attacks

200 organizations gear up for march against far-right in Barcelona

Somaliland: A Success Story Without the Billions and Bombs

The world can learn from how Somaliland overcame militias

Liberia former first lady in UK court for torture charges

Boko Haram militants kill 23 soldiers in Chad

As Brexit Drags On, People In Ireland Wait To Learn Their Border Fate

Ireland will be forced to hold referendum in case of Brexit extension, if UK does not take European Parliament seats

No-deal Brexit would cost Irish people €720 each annually, says German study

World’s Cheapest Mortgage May Be Around the Corner in Denmark

Barbados bets on high-value seafood for blue future

Austria pressing ahead with digital tax after EU-wide plan fails

Ghana, Togo and Benin on high alert against jihadist threat

Opposition-Led Venezuela National Assembly Votes For Ban On Oil Shipments to Cuba

Building bridges: Soccer diplomacy in divided Cyprus

Cyprus ‘torture victims’ win £1m payout from UK government

Appeasement of Lukashenka threatens independence of Belarus

Moscow’s Minsk Gambit: Can Russia Swallow Belarus?

GRECO declares Belarus non-compliant with anti-corruption standards

Political divisions widen in Albania as EU decision nears

The Bahamas Just Installed a New Solar Park

Botswana joins list of African countries reviewing gay rights

China gives Panama its plan for a $4bn high-speed rail line to Costa Rica

Google bans VPN ads in China

Czech Foreign Ministry Summons Russian Ambassador Amid Growing Apartment Scandal

Roma Week: Full house at the European Parliament for the Roma Civil Monitor session

Vivienne Ziner: Jewish people pray for independent Kurdistan

Turkey shells Kurdistan Region on eve of Newroz

Kurdish leaders mark Newroz with message of peace to people of Kurdistan

Fire lights the way for Kurds in Akre ‘Kurdistan’s Newroz capital’

Turkey’s AnadoluJet launches direct flights from Diyarbakir, Gaziantep to Erbil

KRG joins Baghdad, declares mourning period in Kurdistan for Mosul ferry sinking

SDF announces the end of the self-proclaimed Islamic State Caliphate

SDF says over 11,000 of its forces killed in fight against the Islamic State

China is cracking down on Tibet – and this is a crucial month

Current Dalai Lama Says His Successor Could Come from India

Tibetan Set to Become World’s Longest-serving Political Prisoner

World Water Day: China’s damming of rivers in Tibet continues to violate the water rights of the downstream countries

Tibetans Urge UN Member States to Call China to End 60 Years of Human Rights Violations in Tibet

End of roundtable on Western Sahara: Delegations called for another round

Resolving Sahrawi conflict depends on Morocco’s respect for UN resolutions

Only with the approval of the Sahrawi people can a solution be enduring and foster a genuine peace (Polisario Front)