Daily Archives: March 6, 2017

Ukraine | Russian language as a ground for persecution

Official Government of Ukraine declares that in this country no one is persecuted on the basis of language. However, it is not. At the end of 2016 a group of MPs initiated the draft law on compulsory imposition of the Ukrainian language and the actual ban for other languages used in Ukraine. In particular this applies to the Russian language, the most common in this country. Some members from the faction of the Ukrainian President were among supporters of the bill.

China | The Asian Holocaust Killed Twice As Many People As The Nazis Did

A few days ago, China announced that it would re-write its school textbooks to add 6 years to a war it fought with Japan in the 1930s and 40s. Rather than listing the war as lasting “from 1937–1945,” the new books would describe the conflict as spanning 14 years, from 1931–1945.

The last colony in Africa: Western Sahara

Interview with Malainin Lakhal

Malainin Lakhal is a 45 years old Saharawi translator, human rights defender and freelance journalist. He is a member of Saharawi Natural Resource Watch.