UNPO News

Aug 07, 2017

22nd Annual Conference of Ogaden Diaspora Held in Frankfurt

From 4 to 6 August 2017, the 22nd annual conference of the Ogaden communities from around the world took place in Frankfurt Germany. The conference, organised by the Ogaden diaspora of Germany invited delegations from Somalia, Oromo, Amhara and Eritrea. Representatives from UNPO Members Ogaden National Liberation Front, Oromo Liberation Front and the People’s Alliance for Freedom and Democracy...

Aug 07, 2017

22nd Annual Conference of Ogaden Diaspora Held...

From 4 to 6 August 2017, the 22nd annual conference of the Ogaden communities from around the world took place in Frankfurt Germany. The conference, organised by the Ogaden diaspora of Germany invited...

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Aug 04, 2017

Timeline: Crackdown on Anti-Slavery Movement in...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has gathered recent news and first-hand information about the current developments in Mauritania. Between 30 June and 3 July 2016, the Mauritanian...

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Aug 04, 2017

Biram Dah Abeid Injured during Protests in No...

  On 3 August 2017, as he was taking part in protests against President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz's reforms project in Nouakchott, Mauritania, antislavery activist Biram Dah Abeid was injured and transported...

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Aug 04, 2017

Amnesty International Report Calls Out Repression...

On 2 August 2017, Amnesty International released a report denouncing the crackdown on human rights defenders in Iran. The report entitled, “Iran: Caught in A Web of Repression: Iran’s Human...

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Jul 28, 2017

UNPO Condemns Uyghur Human Rights Activist's...

  On 26 July 2017, Mr Dolkun Isa, General Secretary of the World Uyghur Congress and UNPO Member, was arrested by 15-20 General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) officers outside...

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Jul 26, 2017

IRA Europe Denounces Confiscation of Biram Dah...

  On 24 July 2017, world-renowned antislavery activist and president of IRA (Initiative for the Resurgence of Abolitionism) Mauritania Biram Dah Abeid has seen his passport confiscated by the Mauritanian...

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Jul 26, 2017

Uyghur Human Rights Activist Prevented from Speaking...

  On 26 June 2017, Uyghur human rights activist and member of the UNPO Dolkun Isa, who was scheduled to speak at the Italian Senate, was stopped by the authorities and brought to the police station...

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