Politics & Diplomacy

Sep 11, 2018

Iran: Komala Member Ramin Hossein Panahi Wrongly Executed After Unfair Trial

On 8 September 2018, the Islamic Republic of Iran executed three Kurdish activists: Ramin Hossein Panahi and Moradi cousins Zaniar and Loghman. Ramin Panahi was a member of the Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan who had been sentenced to death on 25 October 2017, following a trial which NGOs such as Amnesty International and UNPO decried as being grossly unfair. UNPO strongly condemns the Tehran regime’s...

Sep 11, 2018

Iran: Komala Member Ramin Hossein Panahi Wrongly...

On 8 September 2018, the Islamic Republic of Iran executed three Kurdish activists: Ramin Hossein Panahi and Moradi cousins Zaniar and Loghman. Ramin Panahi was a member of the Komala Party of Iranian...

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Sep 11, 2018

Abkhazia: Country Mourns the Loss of Prime Minister...

On the evening of 8 September 2018, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Abkhazia died in a tragic car crash after  returning from an official visit to Syria, earlier last week. Gennady Gagulia,...

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Sep 10, 2018

East Turkestan: HRW Denounces Massive Human Rights...

On 9 September 2018, Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a 117-page report whose title “‘Eradicating Ideological Viruses’: China’s Campaign of Repression Against Xinjiang’s...

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Sep 10, 2018

Iran: UNPO Strongly Condemns the Bombing of the...

On Sunday, 8 September 2018, the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) were bombed by the Iranian regime. This episode is a continuation of the systemic abuse of human rights...

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Sep 07, 2018

Somaliland: Clarkston City’s City Council Recognises...

On 5 September 2018, Clarkston City, Georgia, United States (US) became the first US city to recognise Somaliland’s right to self-determination and state sovereignty. This announcement from the City’s...

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Sep 06, 2018

UNPO Announces Conference at the US House of Representatives:...

Reaching A Boiling Point? Gilgit-Baltistan under CPEC and the Future of US-Pakistan Relations 06 September 2018, 10:30 - 11:45AM  | Cannon House Office Building 122 | Washington, DC -- REGISTER...

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Sep 04, 2018

Iran: Commission Rushes Parliament for Last Minute...

On Wednesday 29 August 2018, the Committee on Development (DEVE) and the European Commission met to discuss a newly agreed cooperation deal with Iran. Linda McAvan (S&D), the Rapporteur for the Opinion,...

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Sep 03, 2018

Taiwan: Kingdom of Eswatini Prefers Diplomatic...

According to Xu Jinghu, China’s special envoy to Africa, China is not pressuring the Kingdom of Eswatini to favour Beijing over Taipei. The Eswatini government has accused China of playing “mind...

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