Day: October 16, 2020

New Prime Minister Announced Amongst Kyrgyzstan Unrest

Sadyr Japarov was chosen to be the prime minister of Kyrgyzstan in an effort to end a week of violent turmoil. Kyrgyzstan had been grappling with civil unrest since a disputed parliamentary election on October 4th. Allegations of foul play and election fraud through voter-buying triggered a political crisis, sparking

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The Escalating Creation Of Detention Centres Cannot Be Ignored

New data from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has identified and mapped over 380 alleged detention facilities in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. The satellite images indicate newly constructed detention centres as well as extensions to pre-existing facilities which happened during 2019-2020. These detention centres, officially called Vocational Education

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#EndSARS: Transnational Solidarities Between Nigerians And The Diaspora

For years Nigeria’s Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) has been accused of extorting, assaulting, illegally detaining and threatening civilians with impunity despite many incidents being recorded on camera. The unit has been directly responsible for the consistent harassment and deaths of many young Nigerians. Their friends, families, acquaintances and many

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