Politics & Diplomacy

Sep 25, 2018

East Turkestan: Deportation of Uyghurs to China Temporarily Halted by Sweden

On Monday, 24 September 2018, Swedish authorities affirmed that due to concerns over the situation of the Uyghurs in China, their deportation has been temporarily halted. The decision was influenced by information received by several human rights organizations that have denounced the mass detainment of Uyghurs in re-education camps, further indicating that the situation of Uighurs and other minority...

Sep 25, 2018

East Turkestan: Deportation of Uyghurs to China...

On Monday, 24 September 2018, Swedish authorities affirmed that due to concerns over the situation of the Uyghurs in China, their deportation has been temporarily halted. The decision was influenced by...

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Sep 25, 2018

UNPO Extraordinary XIV General Assembly is held...

On 14-15 September 2018, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO) held an Extraordinary General Assembly in Saint Gervais-les-Bains, Savoy. During two days, Members’ delegations...

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Sep 24, 2018

Ogaden: Ethiopia Announces Official Closure of...

In July 2018 Human Rights Watch published a damning report on Jijiga Central Prison, the main prison facility in Ethiopia’s Somali region. The report revealed extensive human rights abuses carried...

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Sep 24, 2018

Taiwan: Activists and Government Continue to Push...

On Saturday 22 September 2018, activists took advantage of the convening of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to march from the Chinese consulate in New York to the United Nations Plaza to push...

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Sep 24, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Man Sentenced to Death for...

Mohiaddin Ebrahimi, a Kurd from the Western Azerbaijan province in Iran, was sentenced to death on 23 September 2018. He was accused of cooperating with UNPO member the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran...

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Sep 21, 2018

East Turkestan: Pakistan Calls on China to Soften...

Pakistan has recommended China relax its severe regulations against Uyghur Muslims, arguing that strict laws only fuel religious extremism. Currently, approximately one million Uyghurs are in “re-education”...

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Sep 21, 2018

UNPO Welcomes the Opening Speech of the new High...

The speech delivered by the new High Commissioner of Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, at the Opening Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council focused on some of the key areas of human rights...

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Sep 21, 2018

UNPO Concerned About Impacts of EU-Vietnam FTA...

Expected to be ratified late 2018 or early 2019, the European Union (EU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVTFA) aims at increasing bilateral trade and investments between both parties. Despite positive economic...

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