Self-Determination

Sep 21, 2018

UNPO Welcomes the Opening Speech of the new High Commissioner of Human Rights

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 abuses, highlighting repressions faced by some UNPO Members. Although the High Commissioner’s direct approach is welcome, UNPO draws attention to some equally worrying issues which were overlooked...

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 19, 2018

Somaliland: The Forgotten Land Where It Never...

Corrado Formigli introduces the premier of a new season of the television show Piazzapulita, dedicated to Somaliland — shedding light on the various problems that plague the unrecognised country...

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Sep 19, 2018

Ogaden: New Round of Peace Talks with Ethiopian...

Members of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), Eritrea’s Federal Communication Minister and the Ethiopian government met for a new round of peace talks on 18 September 2018, in Asmara. The...

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Sep 18, 2018

Tibet: Organisations Fighting for Liberation need...

After six decades of Chinese occupation, Beijing has failed to integrate Tibet into China. In order to outroot the civil society, China has ruled the region with an iron fist and denied journalists and...

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Sep 11, 2018

Taiwan: U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to...

In the last two and a half years, Taiwan has lost five diplomatic allies to pressure from China, who seeks to undermine its national sovereignty. In an effort to help Taipei preserve its remaining 17 allies,...

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Sep 10, 2018

The Time for Indigenous Peoples to Decide for...

“We are the Juruna from the Paquiçamba Indigenous Land, and those are our rules to be fulfilled by the government” Since it began its operation in 2015, the Belo Monte Hydroelectric...

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Sep 10, 2018

Timeline: Unfolding of the Independence Movement...

The crisis brewing in South Cameroon/Ambazonia may be presented by some international sources as a surprise, but the reality is that the conflict in which the West African country is currently engulfed...

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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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