Jun 26, 2020

U.S House Passes Bill to Establish D.C Statehood

Today [26 June 2020], the U.S House of Representatives passed a bill establishing DC statehood. Written by DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, HR 51 had 226 cosponsors and breezed through the House of Representatives. The UNPO welcomes the passage of the bill for statehood of the District of Columbia. UNPO General-Secretary, Ralph Bunche, praised the bill's passage and said that "this is an important...

Jun 26, 2020

U.S House Passes Bill to Establish D.C Stateh...

Today [26 June 2020], the U.S House of Representatives passed a bill establishing DC statehood. Written by DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, HR 51 had 226 cosponsors and breezed through the House of...

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Jun 25, 2020

Southern Mongolia: Authorities Cancel Mongolian-Medium...

Schools in the Inner Mongolian city of Tongliao are being forced to teach more in Mandarin Chinese and stop teaching in their native Mongolian language, starting in the new academic year. According to...

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Jun 25, 2020

Iranian Kurdistan: Iranian Regime Executes Kurdish...

In a statement released on 24 June 020, PDKI announced that Hedayat Abdullahpour, a Kurdish political prisoner, has been executed by the Iranian regime. Abdullahpour had been sentenced to death by the...

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Jun 25, 2020

Southern Cameroon: Anglophone Crisis Continues...

The severe "Anglophone Crisis" in Cameroon is ongoing, despite calls for a ceasefire during the coronavirus pandemic. The crisis, which has seen the Anglophone regions of Southern Cameroon seek independence...

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Jun 25, 2020

District of Columbia: Time for Statehood, Says...

The District of Columbia Shadow Senator Paul Strauss has said that the time for DC to gain statehood has come. Sen Strauss' remarks came as the US House of Representatives prepares to vote on a bill...

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Jun 24, 2020

Crimean Tatars: Letter Calls for Unconditional...

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have written a joint letter to Russia’s Prosecutor General to call for the unconditional release of six human rights activists from Crimea. Emir-Usein...

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Jun 24, 2020

Taiwan: Easier Access for Hong Kongers for Humanitarian...

Taiwan announced recently that it will remove travel restrictions for Hong Kongers wanting to leave the city, despite current coronavirus restrictions. On the 23rd anniversary of the British handover of...

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Jun 24, 2020

Tibet: NGOs Call For Region To Become Independent...

Tibetan NGO’s have launched a campaign calling upon the Indian government to recognise Tibet as an independent buffer state between India and China. The increased tensions along the India-China border...

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