UNPO News

Nov 24, 2017

UNPO Guest Speaker in discussion by EP Human Rights (DROI) Subcommittee on Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Myanmar, Bangladesh, Brazil and Chile

On 22 November 2017, the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) held an Exchange of Views on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, notably in Myanmar, Bangladesh, Brazil and Chile. The focus of the discussion was on the right to consultation and participation of indigenous peoples in public policies and legislation and also the right of access to justice in order to claim their...

Nov 24, 2017

UNPO Guest Speaker in discussion by EP Human Rights...

On 22 November 2017, the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) held an Exchange of Views on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, notably in Myanmar, Bangladesh, Brazil and Chile....

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Nov 24, 2017

CHITTAGONG HILL TRACTS: Leaders Demand Unconditional...

The Parbattya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti is a political organization representing the multilingual indigenous Jumma people of the Chittagong Hill Tracts region. Although Peace Accords were signed between...

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Nov 24, 2017

Madaesh: Compensation for the Deceased of a Violent...

In the decades following the Madaesh movement, the people of the Madaesh region continue to demand the Nepalese government investigate the deaths incurred. On 23 November 2017, for the first time in 10...

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Nov 23, 2017

Gilgit-Baltistan: Roadside Photography Exhibition...

Photo courtesy of : For Pakistan Although the freedom to enjoy one’s cultural heritage is a right,  Pakistan’s educational policy fosters cultural assimilation to erode indigenous identities,...

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Nov 23, 2017

Crimean Tatars: Re-Establish Rule of Law for Future...

As the occupation goes on, Crimean Tatars are fleeing their homeland. However, the Russian illegal annexation of Crimea is actually a pattern deemed paramount in the community’s history. In view...

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Nov 22, 2017

Balochistan: Demonstration in Germany Calls for...

The Balochistan Peoples Party’s branch in Germany held a demonstration in the centre of Cologne on 17 November 2017 to bring to the attention of the international community the aggressive and discriminatory...

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Nov 22, 2017

Somaliland: President Announced as Muse Bihi Abdi...

Mr Muse Bihi Abdi has been declared the winner of Somaliland’s third presidential election which had been held on 13 November 2017. International observers, including UNPO representatives, had observed...

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