Asia: Legal Persecution in Badakhshan and Karakalpakstan

Wikitongues offers direct support for new and early-stage language revitalization projects
1923 October 29: Turkey Republic Day

1984 November 1: Anti-Sikh Riots
British activist charged with terrorism for holding PKK flag
Muted Tongues: A Timeline of Suppressed Languages
China musters developing countries to trash UN call to address ‘crime against humanity’ concerns
China, Circumpolar Indigenous People and the Colonial Past of the Arctic

Bangladesh: UN expert concerned about non-implementation of Chittagong Hill Tracts Accord

Promotional video tells the story of Ainu culture

Arctic Indigenous People’s Summit Addresses Preservation of Cultural and Linguistic Heritage of Northern Ethnic Groups
The weird way language affects our sense of time and space
Why Should Russia, ‘The Last Living White Nation’, Have Sergei Shoigu (A Tuvan) As Its Top General In Ukrainian War?

In Pakistan’s Sindh province, Hindu culture fights the odds
Uzbekistan’s Deadly Crackdown In Karakalpakstan ‘Unjustifiable,’ Says Rights Group
Hazara girl wounded in deadly Afghan attack triumphs in exams
Sindhi voice is unlikely to carry much weight in public life: Saaz Aggarwal

COP27: indigenous peoples’ pavilion opens
UNESCO doubles down on its commitment to inclusive education in a multilingual world
Hazaras in Afghanistan are at risk of more mass killings
Uyghur Canadian leaders urge Trudeau to acknowledge ‘genocide’ in Xinjiang

1953 November 9: Cambodia Independence Day

Mexican lawmakers launch support group for Tibet
After 8 years, Yazidi sisters in Winnipeg celebrate reunion with brother who was captured by ISIS
Luxembourg parliament formally recognizes Yezidi genocide
Mongolia Looks to Sell More Coal to China as World Shuns Polluting Fuel

Taiwanese NGOs voice support for Uyghurs’ independence
China, world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter, won’t pay into climate fund for developing countries
Survivors of Daesh’s genocide in Iraq come together to create Yazidi Cultural Archives
Turkish drone strikes Iraq’s Yazidi homeland Sinjar for second time in one week
Uzbekistan Asked to Allow Foreign Experts to Investigate Unrest in Karakalpakstan

Angry Chinese envoy barged into Mexican parliament over deputies’ launch of a Tibet group
Turkmenistan Bars Students From Leaving Country Ahead Of Census
East Timor Welcomes Admission ‘in Principle’ to ASEAN

1839 November 13: Baloch Martyrs’ Day
Jordan is running out of water supplies, a grim glimpse of the future

1988 November 15: Palestinian Declaration of Independence
Human rights, Tibet among issues President Biden raised during ice-breaking Bali meeting with President Xi
Do Mountains Have Souls?
Russia’s Colonial Legacy in the Sakha Heartland
Pope Francis vows to help Yazidis during meeting with leader

Sinicization drive suspected to be behind Tibetan video-sharing app’s shutdown
Indigenous leaders call for independent funding mechanism to support climate and biodiversity action
Russia lures Uzbek migrants to fill war-related labor shortages

Indigenous people: The landscape is different, but the connection to nature is the same
Five countries, other than China, most dependent on the South China Sea

1650 November 18: National Day of Oman
COP27: Indigenous leader warns against leaving out ancestral knowledge
Greek court acquits Tibetan, another in Athens protest against Beijing Olympics 2022, three others set for Dec 1 hearing
Kyrgyzstan: The exiled Russians offering a Red Roof haven
President Xi Jinping Meets with Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam

Exile Tibetan leader expresses gratitude to Pelosi as she steps back from seeking party leadership role in Congress

Peace award recognizes Dalai Lama for Gandhi-Mandela inspired contributions
Does India matter in Nepali elections?
Why the Hazara Genocide Matters?

The Maldives’ Tug of War Over India and National Security
Melbourne council believed to be world’s first government body to recognise Hazara genocide

1943 November 22: Lebanese Independence Day
Russian ethnic minorities flee to Mongolia
Iranian Attacks Against the Iraqi Kurdistan Region
China Increases Gas Imports From Uzbekistan By 52.5% In 10M 2022
China is erasing their culture. In exile, Uyghurs remain defiant.

Clinging to ancient faith, India tribes seek religion status
China assisting a communist faction in Nepal to regain power?
Balochistan needs resources for progress, says Jan Mohammad Jamali

The Fight of the Hazaras
The Adivasi World: One With The Earth
China asserts dominance and intensifies surveillance in Tibet
Coalition calls for sanctions on Chinese officials over Uyghur human rights abuses in Xinjiang

Tajikistan Hands Down Five Life Sentences Amid Badakhshan Clampdown
Russia’s Great Reverse Migration
‘Planned destruction of Adivasi culture and lives’: Experts raise alarm over Great Nicobar project
Mongolia puts its faith in China railway to boost Covid-battered economy
A traditional Hmong sport is putting down roots in the U.S.

Bhutan’s foreign policy balancing act
‘When An Adivasi Cuts One Tree, He Plants 10 In Its Place’: Simon Oraon

Jordan to receive $845 million in aid from US
At Least Nine Reportedly Killed In Taliban Attack On Village In Ethnic Hazara Province
2023 is year of many elections, as Jammu and Kashmir awaits its Assembly

The World Cup has brought some change to Qatar. Will it last?
Israeli-Palestinian conflict nearing ‘boiling point’, UN envoy warns
Türkiye wants Turkmenistan as full member at OTS: FM Çavuşoğlu
Uzbekistan: 22 go on trial over deadly Nukus unrest
Red flags in Delhi over China’s push for role in Nepal, Bangladesh projects
Nepal’s deadlocked election threatens political turmoil
President Xi Jinping Holds Talks with Mongolian President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh
Uyghur man’s agony after five relatives died in Urumqi fire
Malaysia, Brunei to explore potential for better ties

November 29: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Pope Francis calls Chechens and Buryats ‘the cruelest’ Russian troops fighting in Ukraine
‘Civil Initiatives of the 60th Parallel Regions’ Forum Addresses Creative Industries as a Stimulus for the Socioeconomic Growth of the Arctic Regions
Russia Extradites Another Native Of Tajikistan’s Restive Gorno-Badakhshan
Uzbekistan trials begin into Karakalpakstan’s July violence
Putin Proposes Creation Of ‘Natural Gas Union’ With Kazakhstan And Uzbekistan
Adivasis at bottom rung of India’s development pyramid, finds Tribal Development Report 2022
In Mongolia, climate crisis threatens herding traditions
Cambodia’s Arrest of Union Leader Chhim Sithar

1967 November 30: Yemen Independence Day
Iran Targets Opposition Kurdish Groups Abroad To Divert Attention From Protests At Home
Bahrain Left Out of World Cup’s Show of Middle East Unity
Depositors Storm Lebanon Banks
Houthis say attacks on Yemen’s oil ports will continue despite US calls for peace
Protestors in Iran Kurdistan celebrate US World Cup win
How North Korea and Turkmenistan’s extreme personality cults align and differ
Terror, War, And Joy: An Illustrator Captures Kyrgyzstan’s Zeitgeist
India, China use own geopolitical strategy to keep crisis-hit Sri Lanka in check
Quetta’s Hazaras build new life away from home, but memories of persecution still haunt them
Renowned Sindhi novelist Kamlani begging to get by
Planned Zinc Smelter Plant Has Turned Adivasis in This Corner of Gujarat Against the BJP
Gujarat Assembly elections | ‘Adivasi’ or ‘Vanvasi’? Row over title puts tribes in political spotlight
Japanese, Korean Fighters Scrambled in Response to Joint Russia-China Bomber Patrol
Chinese companies set up in Singapore to hedge against geopolitical risk
Singapore lifts gay sex ban but blocks path toward marriage equality
This Hmong American Farm in Minnesota Is the First of Its Kind

Deaths Back Home Leave Russians Furious With Putin
The enduring Dukha, one of the last nomadic reindeer herders in Mongolia
Online registration continues for NBK Run, the biggest sports festival in Kuwait
UK, US students back Palestine, call for divestment from Israel
Lebanon fails to elect new president at eighth attempt
U.S. hits Hezbollah accountants in Lebanon with terrorism sanctions
Israel and China: The Bloom Is Off the Rose
Turkey Threatens Another Syria Invasion
UN: Iraq Christians were victims of Islamic State war crimes
Tajik Prosecutors Seek 30 Years In Prison For Activist From Restive Gorno-Badakhshan Region
Kazakhstan: Public anger grows after plant crash leaves thousands freezing
LGBTQ happiness booming in … Bhutan?
Bhutan’s first disability-friendly training centre opens
India’s Atrocities in the Himalayas: Kashmir Under Attack
Disappointing gaming revenue in Macao saddle casinos
Hong Kong’s courts in firing line as Beijing rewrites rulebook
Chinese students and young workers look to Hong Kong for a better future
China condemns British lawmakers’ Taiwan visit
US sanctions three North Korean officials tied to weapons of mass destruction program
Monk jailed in Tibet
Tibetan exile leader concerned over Xi’s 3rd term as president
‘I hold China accountable’: Uyghur families demand answers over fire that triggered protests
East Timor opens new port in largest ever foreign investment
China, Laos agree to push forward shared future
Myanmar’s exiled National Unity Government cautiously recognises rights of Rohingyas

1971 December 2: United Arab Emirates National Day
Buryatia sends yurts and shamans for the military to the front in Ukraine
How a 1912 visit to Bahrain helped make Cartier what it is today
‘It’s absolutely fantastic’: visiting World Cup fans shrug off Qatar negativity
World Cup 2022: ‘I am very afraid’, says Qatari transgender woman
Kuwait reports increase in divorce cases over the past 11 months
Oman’s Khanjar gets World Heritage status
Lebanon’s ailing health system grapples with cholera outbreak near Syrian border
Israel carried out 833 attacks against Palestinians in November
Israeli Occupation angry with Netflix over Jordanian film ‘Farha’
University of Pisa occupied against the war in Kurdistan
Preserving an ancient culture under threat from genocide
Iran, Turkmenistan stress cooperation on water, energy areas
What Tajikistan’s Persecution of Faromuz Irgashev Really Means
Uzbekistan: Opening of the trial against rights defender Dauletmurat Tajimuratov
I cannot go to my village home, I am a refugee: Shantu Larma
Chicago Sikh Community Serves Thanksgiving Lunch to Needy at Salvation Army
Eviction threat looms over migrant Gutti Koya Adivasis
China-Mongolia: Bilateral Trade, Investment, and Future Prospects
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng had its best month since 1998, but remains in bear market territory
Taiwan’s military not remotely ready for a China invasion
War Over Taiwan?
Taiwan, Slovakia sign MOUs to boost exchanges on trade, semiconductors
U.S. and Asian allies impose new sanctions on North Korea after ICBM test
Kim Jong-un’s daughter, 10, leads fashion wave in North Korea
Fire tragedy in Xinjiang: Is China’s COVID policy to blame?
Visa Appoints Country Manager for Singapore and Brunei
Singapore and New York are the most expensive cities to live in, EIU says
What If The Communist Social Bargain Breaks Down In Laos?
How Has the Russia-Ukraine War Impacted Cambodia’s Foreign Policy?

1948 December 10: Human Rights Day
1971 December 16: Bahrain National Day
1991 December 16: Kazakhstan Independence Day
1907 December 17: National Day of Bhutan
1928 December 17: Kurdistan Flag Day
2010 December 17: Arab Spring
December 18: International Migrants Day
1878 December 18: Qatar National Day
1979 December 24: Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
1991 December 26: Dissolution of the Soviet Union
1943 December 28: Day of Memory and Sorrow in Kalmykia
1911 December 29: Mongolia Independence Day
2022 January 2: Bloody January, Kazakhstan
1948 January 4: Myanmar Independence Day