Posts Tagged ‘autonomy’

Damascus: US-Turkey Ceasefire Deal Unclear, Kurdish autonomy Firmly Rejected

Al-Manar October 18, 2019 Syrian president’s political adviser said that Damascus firmly rejects establishment of Kurdish autonomy in Syria as there are no reasons for that in the country. “Of course we cannot accept it,” Shaaban said in an interview with al-Mayadeen television responding to the question of whether Damascus could accept a “copy” of […]

4,000 detained by India in Kashmir since autonomy stripped: Govt. source

Thousands of people have been detained in Indian-controlled Kashmir over fears of outbreaks of unrest after the New Delhi government revoked the Muslim-majority Himalayan region’s autonomy. An Indian government source speaking on the condition of anonymity said on Sunday that at least 4,000 people were held under the so-called Public Safety Act (PSA) since […]

Pakistan will use ‘all possible options’ to counter revocation of Kashmir autonomy by India – FM

On Monday, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind signed a decree effectively abolishing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) state, which forms the part of Kashmir administered by India. Among other changes, this will allow people from the rest of India to settle and own property there. Pakistan, which considers the whole of Kashmir […]

India moves to revoke Kashmir autonomy amid clampdown on local authorities

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), as the part of the disputed Kashmir administrated by India is officially called, was granted special privileges under the Indian constitution in the 1950s. It was allowed to have its own state constitution, legislative and executive power over most of its affairs, and enjoyed greater autonomy than regular states of India. […]

“Freedom not conditional liberty. Sovereignty not limited autonomy. Peace not subjugation.”

Dr Riad Malki Chatham House, the international affairs think-tank in London, recently invited Dr Riad Malki, Palestine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, to talk about the future of Palestine ahead of the ‘deal of the century’ dreamed up by the Trump administration. Malki is involved in shaping the Palestinian response to that initiative when it is […]

Solidarity And Support For Zapatista Resistance And Autonomy

The Mexican government is planning a series of mega-projects that threaten the autonomy of Zapatista communities and ways of life of indigenous peoples. January 2019 We, intellectuals, academics, artists, activists and others in solidarity, as well as organizations, associations and collectives from across the world, express our solidarity with the Zapatista Army of National Liberation […]

Agriculture And Autonomy In The Middle East

Agriculture And Autonomy In The Middle East Above Photo: Courtesy of Ercan Ayboğa In Rojava, a region in Syria also known as North Kurdistan, a groundbreaking experiment in communal living, social justice, and ecological vitality is taking place. Devastated by civil war, Syria is a place where a cessation of hostilities often seems like the […]

Catalonia independence ruled out, but more autonomy possible – Spanish FM

“I rule out full independence but not necessarily more autonomy, even if they are now already one of the regions with the highest powers and competencies not only in Spain, but in the world at large,” Alfonso Dastis told the Associated Press (AP).He emphasized that the snap elections scheduled for December 21 “will be held […]

COMMENTARY: Richest Regions Of Veneto & Lombardy Go To Polls Over Autonomy

Read more Polling stations are open from 7 am to 11 am on Sunday, with results expected to be counted late into the night, the local press reports. Over 12 million of citizens will be offered a choice of voting ‘yes’, ‘no’ or ‘blank’ by tapping the screen of a tablet fitted to a polling […]

Catalonia Crisis: Spain Moves to Suspend Autonomy

Catalonia Crisis: Spain Moves to Suspend Autonomy October 19th, 2017 Via: BBC: Spain is to start suspending Catalonia’s autonomy from Saturday, as the region’s leader threatens to declare independence. The government said ministers would meet to activate Article 155 of the constitution, allowing it […]

Barzani and al-Nujaifi discussed future of post-ISIS Iraq and Sunni autonomy

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Masoud Barzani, the President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region, and Osama al-Nujaifi, the vice president and head of the United […]

Musk: Level 5 Autonomy About Two Years Away

Musk: Level 5 Autonomy About Two Years Away April 29th, 2017 Via: Electrek: The best timeline he mentioned was based on a coast-to-coast demo drive from California to New York without the driver touching the wheel. During his TED talk yesterday, Musk reiterated that […]

How war in Nagorno-Karabakh could spread – and become a major problem for Europe

Kevork Oskanian (TC) : Every now and then, the West is reminded of a quarrel in a far-away country between people of whom it knows nothing (as Neville Chamberlain once said). Nagorno-Karabakh is such a place, a tiny enclave that has caused strife between neighbouring Azerbaijan and Armenia even before they gained independence from the […]

Anti-Muslim protests continue in Corsica despite ban on gatherings

The protesters attempted to make their way to the Jardins de l’Empereur neighborhood, which was the epicenter of the protests on Friday and Saturday, and of the Christmas Eve clash in which two firefighters and a police officer were injured. However, the riot police erected a fence at the entrance to the low-income neighborhood, where […]

Mexico deploys navy to repel seaweed invasion (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Ever since the arrival of tons of sargassum algae to the waters of the Yucatan Peninsula in July, local authorities have been trying to find ways to clean up the amphibious algae monster. So far the effort has focused on increasing the number of cleanup workers that are deployed along the beach line but their […]

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