UNPO News

Nov 14, 2019

Guam: Resolution to Apply for UNPO Membership

Today [14 November 2019], Tina Muña Barnes, a Guamanian politician, presented the Resolution 255-35 following the decision to seek UNPO membership. The act aims to recognize the lack of international representation and self-governance for Guam, whose citizens are unable to access and practice their political rights in United States Congress and United Nations. The decision in seeking UNPO membership...

Nov 14, 2019

Guam: Resolution to Apply for UNPO Membership

Today [14 November 2019], Tina Muña Barnes, a Guamanian politician, presented the Resolution 255-35 following the decision to seek UNPO membership. The act aims to recognize the lack of international...

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Nov 14, 2019

Catalan Leader Oriol Junqueras has the right to...

In a recent Opinion concerning the question of parliamentary immunity for jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras, the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union, Maciej Szpunar, has...

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Nov 14, 2019

UNPO Members Gather to Discuss China's Digital...

The 2019 Geneva Forum on China's High-Tech Repression and Freedom of Religion was inaugurated today [14 November 2019] by Chief Guest Hon’ble Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay, President of Central Tibetan...

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Nov 07, 2019

Roundtable at the European Parliament Addresses...

On 6 November 2019, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) organised a roundtable discussion at the European Parliament titled Compromised Space: How the EU can address bullying,...

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Nov 06, 2019

Roundtable: Compromised Space at the United N...

Compromised Space: How the EU Can Address Blocking, Bullying and Reprisals at the United Nations against Minorities and Indigenous Rights Defenders? Roundtable Discussion 6 November 2019 | 11:00 - 12:30 Room...

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Oct 24, 2019

EU Takes Stand for the Uyghurs: Ilham Tohti Awarded...

The European Parliament has awarded jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti the 2019 prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named after Russian scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov, making him...

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Oct 17, 2019

Catalonia Shows Dangers of Jail Terms for Non...

While the security forces used disproportionate force against non-violent Catalan protesters, those protesters remained non-violent in their actions.  Article by UNPO General Secretary Ralph Bunche,...

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Oct 14, 2019

UNPO Condemns the Sentencing of Catalan Political...

Spain’s Supreme Court has sentenced two civil society leaders to nine years in prison and seven Catalan politicians to up to 13 years in prison over their role in organizing a referendum on Catalonian...

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