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Chinese Authorities Release Hundreds of Tibetans Detained Over Dam Protests

Chinese authorities released several hundred Tibetan monks and residents after they were arrested in late February for protests against the Gangtuo/Kamtok hydroelectric dam project in Sichuan province. However, sources state that authorities continue to hold several monks and a village official due to the group leading the protests. The two individuals were reportedly moved to the Dege County Detention Center...

Chinese Authorities Arrest Over 1,000 Tibetans After Protests Over Dam Project

February 22nd and 23rd Mass Arrests On February 23rd, Chinese authorities arrested over one thousand Tibetan civilians and monks connected to protests over the Gangtuo/Kamtok hydroelectric dam project in Sichuan province located in southwestern China. Chinese law enforcement arrested several hundred monks, nuns, and villagers throughout Gege County, Kardze Tibetan Prefecture, after weeklong protests that started on February 14th. The...

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The Evolving Policy of South Africa in the DRC

As South Africa heads to its very important general elections next month, recent words from South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signal a potential change in South Africa's approach to their military intervention in the...

Philippines Receives First Batch of BrahMos Missile

The Acquisition The Philippines Armed Forces (AFP) received its first Brahmos super-sonic anti-ship missile today, April 19th, after arriving from Indian Air Force (IAF) C-17 aircraft. This deal began in 2017 and was approved in...

French Bank to Face Lawsuit Over Alleged Assistance in Sudan Genocide

A US judge has ruled that BNP Paribas, a French bank, is to face a lawsuit for allegedly assisting Sudan's previous dictatorship in carrying out the Darfur Genocide, as well as other abuses in...