UNPO News

Apr 26, 2016

Work on Language Rights Protocol Makes Headway

Steady progress was made throughout the last couple of months toward the development of the Language Rights Protocol. Being part of Donostia/San Sebastián’s year as European Capital of Culture, the Protocol will be a document defending language equality and outlining the minimum steps needed to safeguard all citizens’ language rights. The process of drawing up the Protocol consists...

Apr 26, 2016

Work on Language Rights Protocol Makes Headwa...

Steady progress was made throughout the last couple of months toward the development of the Language Rights Protocol. Being part of Donostia/San Sebastián’s year as European Capital of Culture,...

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Apr 26, 2016

IRA-Mauritania to Receive International Award...

IRA-Mauritania has been awarded the prestigious James Lawson Award for Achievement in the Practice of Nonviolent Conflict, presented by the Washington-based International Centre for Nonviolent Conflict....

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Apr 26, 2016

Inauguration of First International Conference...

The first international conference tackling the rights of Uyghur refugees and asylum seekers was inaugurated yesterday [25 April 2016] in Berlin. The two-day event entitled “The Rights of Uyghur...

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Apr 22, 2016

Timeline: Gilgit-Baltistan’s History of Political...

Photo Courtesy of: Joseph Bautista 2013 @Flickr Gilgit-Baltistan, an internationally disputed region in Northern Pakistan, might be an “autonomous self-governing region” on paper. In reality,...

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Apr 22, 2016

Dolkun Isa Granted Visa to Join Pro-Democracy...

Photo Courtesy of: Patrick von Frankenberg 2014 @DW From 28 April to 1 May, Chinese activists from around the world will gather in India to hold an international conference on the question of how...

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Apr 20, 2016

UNPO Recognises Dr Jianli Yang’s Efforts for...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is delighted to praise Dr Jianli Yang, Chinese dissident and human rights activist for over 25 years, for his significant efforts to bring together...

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Apr 08, 2016

Hmong: Laos Military Incursion into Indigenous...

Photo Courtesy of Tholakhong and Bounsa Phensenghack Reports from Laos indicate that the Lao military, with the assistance of Vietnam, is conducting a sustained incursion into the Hmong ChaoFa Indigenous...

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Apr 07, 2016

ASNLF General Assembly Confirms Current Leade...

The General Assembly of the Acheh-Sumatra National Liberation Front (ASNLF) was held in The Hague on 25-26 March 2016.  The two-day meeting coincided with the 143rd anniversary of the Dutch government’s...

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