UNPO News

Feb 22, 2006

EU Presidency Declaration on Recent Developments in Georgia -South Ossetia

The European Union reiterates its support for a peaceful resolution of the territorial conflicts in Georgia, and urges in particular to increasing the effectiveness of peacekeeping in South Ossetia

Feb 22, 2006

EU Presidency Declaration on Recent Developments...

The European Union reiterates its support for a peaceful resolution of the territorial conflicts in Georgia, and urges in particular to increasing the effectiveness of peacekeeping in South Ossetia

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Feb 21, 2006

In South Caucasus Frozen Conflicts Show Little...

The visit by Ferrero-Waldner, the EU's external relations commissioner, to the three South Caucasus countries last week brought no tangible advances in the bloc's relations with the region.

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Feb 15, 2006

China: Hunger Strikes Spread Across the World

On Tuesday night February 7 the first hunger strike participants stopped eating for 48 hours. Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng said the hunger strikes would continue for as long as abuses of civilians...

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Jan 27, 2006

UNPO Appeal Concerning West Papuan Refugees

UNPO is concerned about the situation for a group of West Papuan asylum seekers currently held at the Christmas Island and has issued an appeal to the Indonesian and Australian governments.

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Jan 20, 2006

China: Rural Unrest due to Land Seizures

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said that land seizures by local authorities are a key threat to rural stability. His comments were published a day after the government said public disturbances in 2005...

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Jan 20, 2006

UNPO Welcomes European Parliament Resolution on...

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution on political repression in Cambodia and calls for implementation of refugee convention for Khmer Krom fleeing Vietnam

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Jan 19, 2006

In Russia, Putin Signs Restrictive NGO Bill

The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by the fact that the Russian President signed into law a restrictive bill regulating the work of NGOs, also for those dedicated to promoting press...

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Jan 16, 2006

Amid Increased International Tension UNPO Highlights...

The Ahwazi community holds social-political event in context of Eid-Al-Adha. Amid traditional celebrations and rising international attention, UNPO remains concerned about the situation of Ahwazis and...

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