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 CeBIT 2015 
March 19, 2015

China was the partner country of this year's CeBIT computer fair in Hanover/Germany. We took this opportunity to draw attention to the massive violation of internet freedom in China, particularly the persecution of Uyghur people who seek information or communicate via the Internet.. Censorship has been tightened considerably in China, and more and more bloggers are arbitrarily detained.

For more information, please click here: CEBIT: China, partner country of the computer fair, launches frontal attack on internet freedom




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March 30, 2015

According to the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP), it is a scandal that ATR, the only Crimean Tatar TV-channel, was actually turned off during the night from Tuesday to Wednesday. The Russian authorities decided to act on their threats and to silence this important voice of the minority population.



  
March 30, 2015

In a joint declaration, the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP), the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN), the Youth of European Nationalities (YEN) and the Institute for Caucasica-, Tatarica- and Turkestan Studies (ICATAT) criticize the impending closure of the only Crimean Tatar TV-channel, ATR.


Iraq: Islamists threaten to kill 21 Kurds by burning
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March 19, 2015

On March 21, our Kurdish fellow citizens will be celebrating their New Year's Day, Newruz, together all the other Kurdish people all over the world. This year's spring celebrations, however, are overshadowed by fears that the so-called Islamic State (IS) might act on its horrible threats: IS-fanatics have announced to want to burn 21 Kurdish freedom fighters alive on this important Kurdish holiday.


  
March 18, 2015

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) fears that the extremists of the Islamic State (IS) will soon have destroyed all Christian churches and monasteries in and around the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, even before there will be a "Battle of Mosul". According to eyewitnesses, the Islamists are already using bulldozers and other heavy equipment.


  
March 15, 2015

On Sunday, the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) held a demonstration on occasion of the opening of the CEBIT computer fair in Hanover – and appealed to the Internet industry to advocate for more Internet freedom in China. Instead of kowtowing to China's state and party leaders, Internet companies such as Facebook and others should reflect their own ethical principles and try to contribute to Internet freedom all over the world.

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