Stories about International Relations from September, 2019
'This is a plea for universal human rights, for democracy and for the freedom to choose…'
Amending the Council of Europe’s (CoE) sanctioning rules to restore Russia’s voting rights in its Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) has divided democracy and human rights advocates.
It's been more than a month since the Indian government placed the state of Kashmir on lockdown. A Bangladeshi traveller shares her experience of visiting the region during that period.
The return of Ukrainian political prisoners might be a win for president Zelensky. But the decision to hand a key witness to the MH17 tragedy to Russia attracted fierce criticism.
Turkmenistan’s rulers are not eager to publicise the country’s hardships. Independent media is non-existent and social media severely restricted. If news travels at all, it travels covertly. That’s where I come in.
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Approximately 1.9 million people are in the risk of becoming stateless in the northeastern Indian state of Assam after they were excluded from the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC).
The Bangladeshi government has ordered telecommunications companies to block cell phone access at Rohingya camps, on the pretext of protecting ‘national security.’