Aug 01, 2018

Tibet: New Chinese Regulations Treat Tibetan Cultural and Social Activities as ‘Organised Crime’

A new report published by Human Rights Watch provides evidence that China is systematically and continuously violating the human rights of Tibetans. New regulations implemented under the guise of fighting ‘organised crime’ have increased the already virtually unlimited power of the police and the Chinese Communist Party, all aiming to declare illegal traditional forms of social actions...

Aug 01, 2018

Tibet: New Chinese Regulations Treat Tibetan Cultural...

A new report published by Human Rights Watch provides evidence that China is systematically and continuously violating the human rights of Tibetans. New regulations implemented under the guise of fighting...

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Aug 01, 2018

Crimean Tartars: Day 75 of Oleg Sentsov’s Hunger...

The health risks for the film maker Oleg Sentsov are rising as his hunger strike in protest against the illegal detention of 64 fellow activists enters its 75th day. Sentsov is serving a 20-year prison...

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Aug 01, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Fear of Extensive Attacks by...

The tense political and economic situation in Iran has created a situation of open and vigorous dissent. An Iranian Kurdish official believes the regime is attempting to divert attention by blaming external...

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Jul 31, 2018

Taiwan: Indigenous Language Centers to Open at...

In an attempt to spark interest in indigenous languages in Taiwan, the Council of Indigenous People and a number of universities are joining forces to open indigenous language centers, with the aim of...

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Jul 31, 2018

Southern Mongolia: Report Highlighting Human Rights...

The Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center (SMHRIC) submitted a report to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) underlining various human rights abuses against the...

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Jul 30, 2018

Somaliland: Meeting to Discuss Outcomes of Election...

On 26 July 2018, eight months after the last  elections in Somaliland, in which UNPO participated at the observation mission, the electoral commission gathered in Hargeisa  to discuss the aftermath...

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Jul 30, 2018

Hmong: Second Annual Festival Takes Place in Wisconsin,...

The second annual Hmong Festival celebrated on the weekend of 28 and 29 July 2018 in Wausau, Wisconsin, has attracted more than 8,000 visitors. The two-days festival aims to celebrate the Hmong culture...

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Jul 30, 2018

East Turkestan: Uyghurs Afraid to Speak Out Due...

Hoja, who today is a US citizen, tells her story of being belonging to the Uyghur minority in China. Her brother Kaisar Keyum was detained by Chinese government officials while he was driving their sick...

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