Oct 20, 2021

West Balochistan : UNPO Welcomes UN Special Rapporteurs Taking Up Arbabi Case With Iran Government

UNPO welcomes the adoption of the case of the enforced disappearance of the West Baloch Hamidullah Arbabi, by the respective UN Special Rapporteurs for Iran, Arbitrary Detention, Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances and Torture. Mr Arbabi’s disappearance, like so many other minority ethnic citizens who dare speak out in Iran, is symptomatic of a broader issue of lack of respect for the basic...

Oct 20, 2021

West Balochistan : UNPO Welcomes UN Special Rapporteurs...

UNPO welcomes the adoption of the case of the enforced disappearance of the West Baloch Hamidullah Arbabi, by the respective UN Special Rapporteurs for Iran, Arbitrary Detention, Enforced or Involuntary...

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Oct 18, 2021

Charles Kormi Kudzorzi, leading figure of Western...

UNPO is sad to learn of the death of a great campaigner for peaceful self-determination in West Africa, Charles Kormi Kudzorzi "Papavi", who died at the age of 88 in St Paul’s hospital, Aksthi South,...

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Sep 30, 2021

Vietnam admits arrests for possession of UN Declaration...

The government of Vietnam has admitted that it arrested an indigenous rights activist for possessing translated copied of the United Nations Declartion on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. In an extraordinary...

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Sep 24, 2021

UN raises alarm about Hmong reprisals in UNPO...

The UN Secretary General has brought attention to the alarming pattern of reprisals perpetrated by Lao PDR against the indigenous Hmong community. The UNPO have been urgently calling on the international...

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Jul 01, 2021

Khmer-Krom: Detained for wearing UN T-Shirt!

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) decries the detention in Vietnam of a Khmer-Krom activist who was wearing a T-shirt with the logo of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and...

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Jun 29, 2021

UN concerned for Hmong in Laos

The Working Group on Enforced Disappearances and seven Special Rapporteurs have sent a second Joint Allegation Letter (JAL UA LAO 3/2021) to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR). Theis letter...

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Jun 07, 2021

EU Member State Bilateral Agreements Threaten...

55 pro-democracy activists in exile – with the support of Safeguard Defenders, Hong Kong Watch and the World Uyghur Congress – have called for “urgent coordinated action to suspend all...

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Apr 29, 2021

European Parliament calls for immediate reassessment...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) welcomes the European Parliament’s 29 April 2021 resolution on the blasphemy laws in Pakistan. The resolution is significant not only for...

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