UNPO News

Mar 27, 2019

European Regional Forum on Minority Issues: Education, Language and the Human Rights of Minorities

"The rights of linguistic minorities are human rights that must be respected, including in relation to the appropriate degree of use of minority languages. Education deals with what is perhaps the central linguistic right of minorities, and is also fundamental to the maintenance of linguistic diversity. A language that is not taught is a language that will ultimately vanish. The benefits of education...

Mar 27, 2019

European Regional Forum on Minority Issues: Education,...

"The rights of linguistic minorities are human rights that must be respected, including in relation to the appropriate degree of use of minority languages. Education deals with what is perhaps the central...

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Mar 25, 2019

Ubah Ali, Somaliland

The campaign continues. From East Turkestan, we now fly all the way to Somaliland, where Ubah, a courageous activist, decided to challenge one of the worst human rights violations facing women in her ...

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Mar 25, 2019

UN Special Rapporteurs Investigate Attacks on...

Rwanda is considered one of Africa’s modern success stories, especially considering the tragic ethnic conflict it suffered throughout the 1990s. There remains several key areas in civil and political...

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Mar 20, 2019

Southern Azerbaijan : New Report Details Rights...

Article below published by the Association for the Human Rights of the Azerbaijani People in Iran :    Association for the Human Rights of the Azerbaijani People in Iran (AHRAZ) is a non-governmental...

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Mar 19, 2019

Spain’s Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders...

Last week, UNPO General Secretary, Ralph Bunche, had the privilege of monitoring the Catalan Independence trials in Madrid with International Trial Watch. His article, published in the EU Observer, expresses...

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Mar 18, 2019

European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Human...

On Wednesday 13 March 2019, the European Parliament voted a joint motion for a resolution on Iran and more particularly the treatment of human rights defenders in the country. Seven out of the eight political...

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Mar 14, 2019

60th Anniversary of the National Tibetan Uprising,...

                                      On March 10, UNPO participated at the manifestation which took place...

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Mar 12, 2019

Shahrezad Ghayrat, East Turkestan

On this 1st day of the Unrepresented Women Campaign, Shahrezad Ghayrat, renowed Uyghur activist, sheds light on the human rights abuses comitted by the Chinese government in East Turkestan.

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