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Apr 23, 2018

Kabylia: People March for Independence

On 20 April 2018, Kabyles, also known as Algerian Berbers, took to the streets to march for the independence of their region. This march occurs in commemoration of the Berber spring and the 2001 crackdown by the Algerian regime which killed 116 protesters and hence triggered the self-determination movement. This peaceful independence march saw banners and slogans calling for human and cultural rights...

Apr 23, 2018

Kabylia: People March for Independence

On 20 April 2018, Kabyles, also known as Algerian Berbers, took to the streets to march for the independence of their region. This march occurs in commemoration of the Berber spring and the 2001 crackdown...

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Apr 23, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Cities Enact General...

Anger and frustration has increased in Iranian Kurdistan. Following a rise of taxation for inhabitants in Iranian Kurdistan to pass into Iraqi Kurdistan, which had already ignited strikes as it was harming...

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Apr 20, 2018

East Turkestan: US Diplomat Decries Detention...

The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs for the US State Department said on 18 April 2018 that at least tens of thousands of people have been detained in “re-education”...

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Apr 17, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: UNPO Vice President Prevented for...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) condemns in the strongest terms the decision taken by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) to wrongfully prevent...

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Apr 13, 2018

Ethiopia: New Prime Minister Closes Ill-Famed...

The infamous Maekelawi Prison, a detention center and police station in Addis Ababa, has been closed following Abiy Ahmed‘s instatement as the new Ethiopian Prime Minister. Although officials have...

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Apr 11, 2018

Ambazonia: Francophones and Anglophones to Protest...

As a result of the violence and oppression in the Anglophone part of the country, particularly towards the Southern Cameroons, activists plan to bring light to this struggle through the organisation of...

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Mar 29, 2018

East Turkestan: Chinese Government Continues Forcefully...

The issue of China’s intolerance towards the Uighur population is not often discussed, yet its diaspora of 1-1.6m is greater in size than the very vocal Tibetan diaspora. China’s disturbing...

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Mar 29, 2018

UNPO and SMHRIC Submit Joint Report for Universal...

On 29 March 2018, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and the Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center (SMHRIC) submitted a joint report to the Office of the High Commissioner...

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