UNPO News

Mar 20, 2020

Taiwan: A Maturing Liberal Democracy

Taiwan’s 2020 presidential elections highlighted the growing maturity of its democracy and its people’s willingness to uphold liberal democratic values. According to Anne Hsiao’s analysis, the election of President Tsai Ing-wen was not only a show-down between her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and her rival’s Chinese Nationalist Party or Kuomintang (KMT), but more generally...

Mar 20, 2020

Taiwan: A Maturing Liberal Democracy

Taiwan’s 2020 presidential elections highlighted the growing maturity of its democracy and its people’s willingness to uphold liberal democratic values. According to Anne Hsiao’s analysis,...

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Mar 20, 2020

Sweden: Truth and Reconciliation for Crimes against...

Below is an article by the Japan Times Sweden is creating a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate historic abuses against speakers of the Meankieli language, the Tornedalians. The Commission’s...

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Mar 20, 2020

Western Togoland: Members of HSGF Systematically...

Members of the Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF), the non-violent organisation advocating for the right of self-determination of the people of Western Togoland, have been systematically persecuted...

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Mar 19, 2020

Assyria: Multilingual Radio Station in Autonomous...

Below is an article by Al-Monitor A new radio station went on-air in the autonomous region of Rojava, in Northeast Syria. Discussing topics of social, cultural and political relevance, Suroyo FM broadcasts...

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Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus - More Cases reported in Ethiopia...

Below is from an article by Ezega News More cases of people infected with the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Ethopia. Among them include two Japanese citizens and one Ethiopian, according...

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Mar 16, 2020

6th Anniversary of Russian Annexation of Crimea...

Below is from an article by Daily Sabah  On the 6th anniversary of Russia’s (widely condemned as illegal) annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, an autonomous republic in Ukraine, Turkey has...

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Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19 in Iranian Kurdistan: PDKI Releases...

In light of the outbreak of the COVID-19 in Iran, the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) has released a letter calling upon the Iranian regime to stop systematically ignoring health and...

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Mar 13, 2020

Taiwan and the Coronavirus - How is the Country...

Below is from an article by the Guardian Taiwan has introduced phone-tracking technology to monitor the locations of those under quarantine, which many believe is one of the reasons behind Taiwan’s...

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