Humanitarian Crisis

Feb 07, 2018

West Papua: Indonesian Government Ejects BBC Reporters After Criticism of Aid

The BBC’s Indonesian Bureau Chief Rebecca Henschke was detained and questioned by the Indonesian military after criticizing supposed governmental aid to West Papua on Twitter.  Henschke’s team of BBC reporters was given rare permission to visit West Papua to report on cases of measles and malnutrition afflicting the region, an outbreak that has claimed the lives of at least 60 children. ...

Feb 07, 2018

West Papua: Indonesian Government Ejects BBC Reporters...

The BBC’s Indonesian Bureau Chief Rebecca Henschke was detained and questioned by the Indonesian military after criticizing supposed governmental aid to West Papua on Twitter.  Henschke’s...

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Dec 11, 2017

Haratin: President Abdel Aziz for the First Time...

Photo courtesy of Magharebia Following recent reports about slavery in Libya, international anti-slavery movements have paid increased attention to the situation in Mauritania. For years, abolishment...

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Sep 19, 2017

Somaliland: Food Insecurity Threatens Communities’...

As of 13 September 2017, the growing food insecurity in Somaliland and Somalia leaves its inhabitants exposed to a risk of continued acute watery diarrhea (AWD) and cholera outbreaks. This conflict also...

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Sep 15, 2017

HRC36 Side-Event: From Humanitarian Crisis to...

On 14 September 2017, the Society for Threatened Peoples, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and the Ogaden People’s Rights Organization (OPRO) organised a side-event to...

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Aug 18, 2017

Abkhazia: Humanitarian Aid Provided to Syria

Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia   As humanitarian aid, twelve tons of bottled drinking water were recently sent to the Syrian Arab Republic at the initiative of the...

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Aug 02, 2017

Somaliland: Severe Drought in East Africa Triggers...

Photo Courtesy of i News East Africa has suffered from a severe drought, hitting Somaliland the hardest. Although this region of the world is no stranger to droughts, the length and severity of this one...

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Jun 06, 2017

UNPO Announces European Parliament Conference:...

  Conference “Post-ISIS Ninewa: The European Response” Tuesday 6 June 2017, 14:00-18:00 European Parliament (Room ASP 1G2), Brussels   The Conference, falling on the third anniversary...

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Apr 06, 2017

Somaliland: Black Tea to Survive the Drought

Photo by Reuters   The severe drought affecting Somaliland is leading the local population to starvation. When they cannot count on the humanitarian delivery of food and water, families are instead...

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