UNPO News

Mar 09, 2020

Coronavirus: Unrepresented & Alone

The current global crisis offers a new perspective into the challenges of unrepresented peoples around the world. With more-and-more government decision-making happening behind closed-doors, the voices of these nations and peoples are increasingly marginalized. States with limited recognition are excluded from mechanisms of international public health governance and development aid, limiting effective...

Mar 09, 2020

Coronavirus: Unrepresented & Alone

The current global crisis offers a new perspective into the challenges of unrepresented peoples around the world. With more-and-more government decision-making happening behind closed-doors, the voices...

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Mar 05, 2020

Taiwan: Fighting Beijing's Military and Cyber...

Taiwan is fighting military and cyber provocations from China despite the Coronavirus emergency. In the past month, three Chinese air force drills took place close to the island, with Taiwanese fighters...

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Mar 04, 2020

Tibet: Activists urge UN Human Rights Commissioner...

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) calls for Tibetan issues to be included in the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ visit to China in 2020. Tibet faces deeply discriminatory and totalitarian...

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Mar 04, 2020

UNPO Briefs U.S Government on Religious Persecution...

On 3 March 2020, a UNPO representative briefed members of the U.S government on the situation of religious persecution in Pakistan in 2020. The briefing focused specifically on the case of the Mehak Kumari,...

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Feb 28, 2020

Crimean Tatars: No Water Supplies from Ukraine...

Crimea’s shrinking water reserves are central to Ukraine’s political claims over the peninsula: In a recent statement, National Security Secretary Oleksiy Danilov excluded the option of providing...

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Feb 28, 2020

Lezghin: Day of Native Languages of Russia Inspires...

The Russian Ministry of Education has started an all-Russian initiative called “Native Languages of Russia”, which has been timed to coincide with the celebration of the International Day of...

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Feb 26, 2020

Haratin: Oil Firm BP Sparks Outrage over Racist...

British oil giant BP is accused of overlooking Mauritania’s black population in granting at least nine out of ten scholarships to Arab-Berber students, including only two women. This does not reflect...

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Feb 25, 2020

Mauritania Launches Defamation Campaign against...

UNPO Calls on Mauritania to Cease Defamation Campaign against Human Rights Defender Biram Dah Abeid. The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is deeply concerned about a defamation campaign...

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