Daily Archives: September 29, 2020

Sanctions On Philippine Trade Perks Over Degenerating Human Rights Violations – Is The EU Only Invoking The Ghosts Of Colonization?

In a September 17 resolution, the European Parliament pushed for immediate trade sanctions against the Philippines in response to the Duterte administration’s deteriorating human rights violations. Citing the reinstatement of the death penalty, LGBT and indigenous people’s human rights abuses, and the reinstatement of private and state0backed paramilitary groups, the […]

Nemonte Nenquimo: Waorani Female Leader Among The 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Last week, the Waorani´s celebrated Nemonte Nenquimo´s recognition by the Times magazine. Nemonte is an Ecuadorian indigenous leader, and she is the President of the Coordination Council of the Waorani Nationality of Pastaza (Conconawep), she has been chosen among The 100 Most Influential People of 2020 due to her constant […]

Belarus Opposition Appeal To E.U. Fails To Unblock Sanctions

Belarusian opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s appeal to the European Union failed to overturn blocked sanctions against individuals within President Alexander Lukashenko’s regime. Citing requirements for unanimous decision on foreign policy, top diplomat Josep Borrell said, “[T]he required unanimity was not reached.” On Monday, only Cyprus of the 27 E.U. members […]