One of China’s 55 nationalities, Uyghurs are a Turkic-Muslim ethnicity, the majority of whom have been living in East Turkestan for generations.
The damaging health effects of Tunisia’s phosphate mines on workers who hoped the Arab Spring would bring change.
According to Al-Jazeera… “Athens claims success in comprise reached with creditors that would end austerity, but required reforms could be costly”. This
Empire with Marwan Bishara examines the rise and role of the new oligarchs and the decline of democracy in the United States
In the face of state repression [from Indonesia, the occupying power] and international indifference West Papuan activists have been locked in a
Declassified after years of appeals, a groundbreaking memoir of a current inmate details the harrowing conditions inside Guantanamo Bay and exposes the
Serbia has become a popular location for asylum seekers beginning their journey into Western Europe. This report reveals the dangers facing those
In the disputed area on the edges of IS-controlled territory are the last outposts of Kurdish resistance to IS. With incredible access
Peace is in the headlines as India and Pakistan begin talks to end 15 years of violence in Kashmir. But this is
In the early 1990’s, as the Soviet Empire disintegrated, two former Soviet Republics, Armenia and Azerbaijan, squared off against each other over
Azerbaijan and Armenia became independent after the collapse of the Soviet Union, but a mountainous area of Azerbaijan called Nagorno-Karabkh (NK) triggered
The former Soviet state of Georgia has a particular problem with breakaway states. After independence from Moscow three parts of the country
Taiwan is one of the most powerful economies in the world. But it’s not allowed to have a seat at the UN
Moldova, sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine, gained independence after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Two-thirds of the people are of Romanian
In the north of Somalia – one of the poorest and most dangerous countries in the world – is Somaliland, a stable