May 09, 2022

Haratin : IRA-Mauritania President Biram Dah Abeid Meets With UN Special Rapporteur On Contemporary Forms of Slavery

The Special Rapporteur on Modern Slavery for the United Nations Mr Tomoya Obokata has met with the President of IRA-Mauritania Biram Dah Abeid in the offices of the UN OHCHR. The meeting took place in the presence of a representative of the OHCHR in Mauritania and the Secretary-general of IRA-Mauritania. IRA-Mauritania sources said that the meeting was a success and a welcome opportunity to discuss...

May 09, 2022

Haratin : IRA-Mauritania President Biram Dah Abeid...

The Special Rapporteur on Modern Slavery for the United Nations Mr Tomoya Obokata has met with the President of IRA-Mauritania Biram Dah Abeid in the offices of the UN OHCHR. The meeting took place in...

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Apr 19, 2022

UNPO Signs Joint Letter with Leading NGOs Demanding...

UNPO has joined 63 NGOs in urgently requesting Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, to uphold a “principled and coherent” response to the current human rights crisis...

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Mar 16, 2022

IRA Mauritania convenes antislavery movements...

Between March 16-19 over one thousand members of antislavery movements from across West Africa and the Sahel regions convened at the Palais de Congress of Mauritania. The meeting was convened by UNPO member...

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Mar 15, 2022

Compromised Spaces : Uyghur Activist Recounts...

Norway is the world's top ranking democracy according to many indexes and lives up to its reputation by accepting thousands of refugees every year. Among these are UNPO diaspora such as the Uyghurs, who...

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Mar 14, 2022

Crimean Tatars : More Reports of Russian Military...

As Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, Crimean Tatars in occupied territories are having their properties raided and activists are beginning to rounded up and arrested. This is in light of the Crimean...

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Feb 28, 2022

Biafra : BIM/MASSOB Leader Interviewed On Igbo...

The leader of UNPO member BIM/MASSOB, Ralph Uwazuruike, conducted an interview with the Sun Nigeria on his work as head of the Biafrian group that advocated for self-determination.  Topics discussed...

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Feb 21, 2022

Minorities in Europe : UNPO welcomes CJEU decision...

The UNPO welcomes the decision of the CJEU rendered on 20 January 2022 which reaffirms for the third time that the protection of linguistic and cultural diversity falls within the competence of the European...

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Feb 18, 2022

European Parliament Passes Resolution Backing...

UNPO welcomes the decision by the European Parliament to pass a resolution demanding Iran stop summary executions, with clauses in it indicating that this request comes directly from citizen’s initiatives...

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