Apr 09, 2018

East Turkestan: Muslim Poet Detained for Article Referencing Xinjiang

Cui Haoxin, a Hui Muslim poet, was detained and searched by authorities in the province of Jiangxi on his way to a state-sanctioned ideological workshop at Lu Xun College of Literature, which he had been ordered to attend.  Cui, better known by his pen name An Ran, believes that his detention was a result of his recent article discussing his poems concerning Xinjiang.  Any discussion of the...

Apr 09, 2018

East Turkestan: Muslim Poet Detained for Article...

Cui Haoxin, a Hui Muslim poet, was detained and searched by authorities in the province of Jiangxi on his way to a state-sanctioned ideological workshop at Lu Xun College of Literature, which he had been...

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Apr 06, 2018

Balochistan: Pakistani Forces Abduct a Baloch...

Pakistani forces have abducted school teacher and local Imam Maulana Abdul Razzak on Thursday 5 April 2018. This abduction follows the recent disappearance of Baloch poet Amanat Hasrat on Tuesday 3 April...

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Apr 06, 2018

East Turkestan: US Senator Marco Rubio calls For...

In a letter sent on Tuesday 3 April 2018, United States (US) Senator and former Republican candidate for the 2016 Presidential Elections Marco Rubio and US Representative Chris Smith urge the American...

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Apr 05, 2018

Oromo: Second State of Emergency As Pretext To...

After a first state of emergency activated by the Ethiopian government that led to the killing, imprisoning and torturing of thousands of Oromo protesters, the authorities announced a new one on 2 March...

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Apr 05, 2018

Ahwazi Arabs: Several Die in Arson Attack On Café...

UNPO expresses its condolences as 13 Ahwazi Arabs died and 14 were injured in a fire in café Nawares, known as a meeting spot for Ahwazi Arab activists and intellectuals, on 3 April 2018. Locals...

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Apr 04, 2018

Balochistan: Hazara Protest in Quetta Following...

Starting on Sunday, 1 April 2018, hundreds of Hazaras, a Shia ethnic minority in Pakistan, gathered to join a sit-in protest against the persecution they face. The protests take place in Balochistan’s...

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Apr 04, 2018

Batwa: Student Committed to Use Her Education...

21-year old student Scola Tumwebaze is pushing for the emancipation of the Batwa community and other ethnic minorities in Uganda.  A Mutwa herself, Tumwebaze frequently feels discriminated and humiliated...

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Apr 03, 2018

Ahwazi: Demands for Detainees’ Release after...

After seven days of protest  against government-sponsored racism, marginalisation, persecution and discrimination, Ahwazi Arabs are urging the Iranian government to release political prisoners who...

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