UNPO News

Nov 01, 2017

Timeline: Human Rights Situation in Ethiopia

Photo courtesy of the BBC Sparked by the Ethiopian Government’s plan to incorporate parts of the Oromia region surrounding Addis Ababa to the capital municipality in 2014, the Oromo people, the largest Ethiopian ethnicity, have used the latest round of protests that started in November 2015 to make their more basic grievances of lacking political participation and persecution on grounds of ethnicity...

Nov 01, 2017

Timeline: Human Rights Situation in Ethiopia

Photo courtesy of the BBC Sparked by the Ethiopian Government’s plan to incorporate parts of the Oromia region surrounding Addis Ababa to the capital municipality in 2014, the Oromo people, the...

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Oct 31, 2017

Ahwaz: Demonstration calls for Action against...

Ahwaz diaspora in Germany organized a demonstration outside of the Iranian embassy on 26 October 2017 to bring attention to Iranian aggression in Ahwaz. The protest called for the German government to...

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Oct 30, 2017

UNPO Strongly Condemns Death Sentence of Ramin...

UNPO strongly condemns the unjust and immoral decision of the Islamic Republic of Iran to sentence Ramin Hossein Panahi, representative of Komala party of Iranian Kurdistan, to the death penalty. Following...

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Oct 30, 2017

OGONI: Shell Continues Operation despite its Disregard...

Representatives of the Ogoni people in the region of Ogoniland,  Nigeria, have demanded that Shell halt its operations. The transnational oil company has been accused of sponsoring Nigerian security...

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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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