Freedom of Belief and Expression

Feb 26, 2018

DC Conference: Uyghur Religious Freedom and Cultural Values Under Siege

26 February 2018, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm | Cannon House Office Building | Washington, DC -- To register for the event, click here! -- On 26 February 2018, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), together with the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), the Uyghur American Association and the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) will organise a conference entitled “Uyghur Religious...

Feb 26, 2018

DC Conference: Uyghur Religious Freedom and Cultural...

26 February 2018, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm | Cannon House Office Building | Washington, DC -- To register for the event, click here! -- On 26 February 2018, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples...

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Feb 22, 2018

Tibet: UN Experts Call for Release of Tibetan...

On 21 February 2018, UN human rights experts issued a call for the immediate release of Tibetan human rights activist, Tashi Wangchuk, following a recent ruling by a Chinese court to uphold the charges...

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Feb 21, 2018

Ethiopia: State of Emergency Declared Following...

Photo Courtesy of World Economic Forum@Flickr Following the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on 16 February 2018, the Ethiopian government has declared a six-month state of emergency....

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Feb 21, 2018

Haratin: Peaceful IRA March Met With Police Violence...

On 18 February 2018, a peaceful march organised by the anti-slavery IRA movement in Nouakchott, Mauritania, ended in violence at the hands of police, who used tear gas and excessive force on demonstrators....

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Feb 20, 2018

Ahwazi: Iranian Security Forces Detain Family...

Reza Simsar Shahitat, an Ahwaz Arab citizen, is wanted by Iranian intelligence for converting from Shia to Sunni Islam. The authorities decided to arrest 10 of his relatives, including children and women,...

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Feb 20, 2018

UNPO Publishes New Report on Human Rights Situation...

UNPO announces the release of a new report ‘Breaking the Silence: Gilgit Baltistan and the Human Rights Cost of CPEC’, which focuses on the plight of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan under the...

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Feb 14, 2018

East Turkestan: Chinese Authorities Launch Anti-Religion...

Chinese authorities in East Turkestan are reportedly issuing an anti-religion propaganda campaign through its local police stations. Xinjiang officials are touring the region with banners advocating for...

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Feb 09, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Indigenous Peoples Prime Targets...

Advisor to the Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis, Arsen Zhumadilov, appeared on UATV to discuss the gross human rights violations committed by Russian authorities in the annexed Crimean Penisula target...

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