Solstice Report: Our Fervent Work Continues, Despite Upheaval

A season since the novel coronavirus has become a global pandemic, Sandus has honed its response to this once-in-a-lifetime call. We began this period of uncertainty with a vociferous statement of resilience and of our common belief that healthcare is a human right; today, we reaffirm those commitments and levy our pertinent objections to a…

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Sôgmô, Cabinet issue statement in support of BLM

The Three Grand State Officers of the State of Sandus and the country’s Junior State Officers, who make up the Sandum cabinet, have issued a statement of support for the Black Lives Matter movement and protests after the death of George Floyd. Sandus has long been a proponent of the movement against racism, white supremacy,…

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Equinox Report: Facing the Virus, Preparing for Summer

How, in such a short time since January, the world has changed. Faced for the first time in over a century with a major pandemic, we have rushed to respond to the clarion call of healthcare officials and providers by staying home and refusing to risk our health and that of others. Sandum citizens have…

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1-8 March will be Sandus-Überstadt Friendship Week

The week from 1 to 8 March will be Sandum-Überstadt Friendship Week this year as the kingdom marks its tenth anniversary. Since 2013 and earlier, Sandus and Überstadt have been close friends and allies in the micronational community. This friendship became unbreakable when in July 2014 King Adam I visited the State of Sandus for…

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Solstice Report: Habemus Heredem!

The solstice is here, standing at about the halfway point in the cold half of the year. The solstice in Sandus has long been a thoughtful time of year. Not only must we contend with thinking about good nature and magnanimity, but we also pause to reflect on what has changed in the past year…

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Austenasia, Sandus restore diplomatic relations

The State of Sandus and the Empire of Austenasia have restored diplomatic relations since they were unilaterally suspended on 27 July 2016 by Austenasia. The treaty, agreed upon by both states, come after more than nine months of diplomatic conversations at the highest levels and arbitration by the king of Überstadt. View the treaty here.…

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Sôgmô, Sanôba attend MicroCon 2019 in Slabovia

The Sôgmô and Sanôba, the Sôgmô’s boyfriend, arrived on 18 July in Hamilton, Ontario, to attend MicroCon 2019. They were joined by Adam Camillus von Friedeck, known also in his own right as HM King Adam of Überstadt, and Dominic Desaintes, the Minister-President of Saint-Castin. The first day, the Sandum delegation prepared for the weekend’s…

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Former Francillian Duke Marries

The former Grand Duke of Francisville and former First Minister of Wasserbrueck, a canton of the former Francillian federal republic, has married today in a private ceremony in Scotland. A one-time GUM chairman from July to October 2009, James Stewart married his partner of several years. They were engaged in April of last year. Both…

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Sandus responds to White Nationalist, Anti-Semitic Terrorist Attack

On Saturday 27 October, a white nationalist terrorist entered the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Motivated by hatred and anger towards Jewish people, the terrorist, Robert Bowers, murdered almost a dozen people and injured several more. The incident has caused people in North America to respond with shock…

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King Adam will attend Sôgmô’s Armilustrium dinner, marking second Sande-Überstadti state visit

The Sôgmô has announced that they will hold a dinner for friends and colleagues to celebrate the Armilustrium ahead of the 19 October holiday on 15 October. The dinner, which coincide’s with þess university’s autumn break, will be held in the royal Appartement du Sôgmô and will include traditional food for the holiday. At first, it…

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