UNPO News

Oct 20, 2017

SINDH: Detained Activist for Missing Persons Released

Punhal Sario had been active in organising campaigns to raise awareness of the missing persons crisis in Sindh when he became the subject of an enforced disappearance. Following several petitions and protests organised by fellow human rights defenders, he has been released and is believed to be in stable physical and mental conditions. His case has raised international condemnation of the alarming...

Oct 20, 2017

SINDH: Detained Activist for Missing Persons...

Punhal Sario had been active in organising campaigns to raise awareness of the missing persons crisis in Sindh when he became the subject of an enforced disappearance. Following several petitions and protests...

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Oct 20, 2017

BAROTSELAND: Imprisoned Freedom Fighter Hospi...

In 2012, three leaders of Barotseland were imprisoned by the Zambian State for exercising their right to self-determination. Since his imprisonment, leader Sylevester Kalima has battled continuous illness...

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Oct 20, 2017

Launch of ‘Friends of Uyghur’ Friendship Group...

On 19 October 2017, the newly formed Uyghur Friendship Group, in collaboration with MEPs Csaba Sógor and Ilhan Kyuchyuk, marked its inaugural event with a celebration of the Uyghur culture. The...

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Oct 19, 2017

UNPO at Sindhi US Press Conference on Enforced...

On 19 October 2017, the Sindhi Foundation hosted a press conference at the National Press Club  in Washington, DC, to raise awareness for gross, state-sponsored human rights violations in Sindh and...

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Oct 06, 2017

Republic of Abkhazia Supports Catalonia

On 6 October 2017, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia issued a statement supporting Catalonia in its struggle for self-determination, in light of the democratic referendum held...

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Oct 06, 2017

UNPO Conference in Washington DC Sheds Light on...

On 5 October 2017, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) in collaboration with the World Baloch Organization (WBO) convened a conference on the deteriorating human rights and security...

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Oct 05, 2017

UNPO Deeply Condemns the Violence in the Anglophone...

In the early week of October 2017, multiple civilians were killed following demonstrations calling for the independence of Southern Cameroons organised by the country’s Anglophone population. The...

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Oct 03, 2017

Haratin: Slavery Continues to be a Deep-Rooted...

Today in Mauritania almost 1% of the entire population is enslaved. Especially exposed to this systematic enslavement are the Haratin, many of whom have been enslaved by oppressive ethnic groups in the...

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