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Iraq: ongoing anti-governative protests in the main urban centres

Protests continue in various urban centres in Iraq (in particular, the capital and the cities of Basra, Nasiriyah, Najaf, al-Diwaniyah and Karbala), after first breaking out on 1 October. The protests were initially peaceful (with a high number of students taking part), but have progressively resulted in widespread violence and turmoil after Iraqi security forces […]

India: revocation of the special status for Kashmir

Flash Report On 5th August 2019, the Indian Government launched a Presidential Order to repeal Articles 35A and 370 of the Constitution, which included special provisions for residents of Jammu and Kashmir and a special status for the disputed territory with Pakistan. The decision entailed, in addition to the extension of the Indian Constitution to […]