Apr 19, 2018

Sindh: WSC Organises Remembrance Day In Tribute To Lost Compatriots

In New York on 15 April 2018, UNPO Member the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) held a conference to mark the Remembrance Day for all victims resulting from the Sindhi struggle for emancipation. The Sindhi have long been leading a struggle for their rights in the Sindh region of Pakistan, with many of them suffering brutal working conditions and consistent government pressure due to their activities. The...

Apr 19, 2018

Sindh: WSC Organises Remembrance Day In Tribute...

In New York on 15 April 2018, UNPO Member the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) held a conference to mark the Remembrance Day for all victims resulting from the Sindhi struggle for emancipation. The Sindhi have...

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Apr 19, 2018

Abkhazia: Rejection of Georgian Peace Plan, Parties...

Bilateral relations between the Republic of Abkhazia and Georgia remain elusive due to the latter still claiming the former as part of its territory. Nevertheless, the Georgian government is starting to...

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Apr 18, 2018

Ahwazi: Long-Term Protests Threaten Governmental...

Over the past few months a lot of protests led by the Ahwazi Arab minority against the discrimination they face as Arabs and Muslim Sunni have taken place in south-western Iran. This long-lasting inequity...

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Apr 18, 2018

Iraqi Turkmen: ITF Candidate for Legislative Elections...

On 15 April 2018, an election candidate was the target of a car bomb attack in Iraq, which resulted in one killed and 11 injured. The assault took place in Kirkuk, a multi-ethnic city, and failed to kill...

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Apr 17, 2018

Gilgit Baltistan: Pakistani Government to Re-Impose...

Several months after abolishing taxes in the region of Gilgit Baltistan, the government of Pakistan is set to make a U-turn on its decision by once again imposing taxation. At the same time, authorities...

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Apr 17, 2018

Batwa: Climate Change to Hit Vulnerable People...

  Over 30 years after their displacement, the Batwa people is still largely landless and many Twas find themselves having to re-create settlements in the forests. The article below highlights the...

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Apr 16, 2018

Tibet: Disappearance of a 60-Year-Old Tibetan...

Lhamo Dolkar, a Tibetan woman, disappeared during a religious pilgrimage to Lhasa after being arrested for an interrogation early in April 2018. Her custody would be related to her visit to a political...

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Apr 16, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Supreme Court of Iran Confirms...

The Supreme Court of Iran upheld its decision to sentence to death the representative of Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan Ramin Hossein Panahi. Convicted by a first judgement of being an armed rebel,...

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