UNPO News

Oct 15, 2018

Open Letter Addressing Minister of Justice of Mauritania, Ahead of the Hearing of Biram Dah Abeid

The UNPO joins Freedom United and other organisations to send an open letter to the Minister of Justice of Mauritania, Dia Moctar Malal, ahead of the hearing of anti-slavery activist Biram Dah Abeid. The president of the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA), Mr Abeid, was arrested on 7 August 2018, a day before the deadline to register to run in the past September 2018 Mauritanian...

Oct 15, 2018

Open Letter Addressing Minister of Justice of...

The UNPO joins Freedom United and other organisations to send an open letter to the Minister of Justice of Mauritania, Dia Moctar Malal, ahead of the hearing of anti-slavery activist Biram Dah Abeid. The...

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Oct 12, 2018

UNPO Hosts Day-Long Event in European Parliament...

On Tuesday 9 October 2018, the European People’s Party (EPP) the European Conservatives and Reformists Group (ECR), Promote Ukraine, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), Crimea...

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Oct 05, 2018

Choice of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Acknowledges...

On Friday 5 October 2018, the Nobel Prize Committee announced its Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. This year, the winners were Dr Denis Mukwege and Ms Nadia Murad for their work for and with survivors of sexual...

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Oct 05, 2018

UNPO Submits Alternative Report for CEDAW Review...

On Thursday 4 October 2018, UNPO submitted a report for the 71st session of the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), during which the Lao People’s...

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Oct 04, 2018

Timeline: Hmong

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Oct 01, 2018

Op-Ed: A Fox Guarding the Henhouse: The Case of...

(by Shima Silavi) Iran is witnessing yet a new wave of public protests. This time, the reason behind the collective anger scan be boiled down to one main issue: corruption.

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Sep 27, 2018

AGC Condemns Violence Against Civilians in Am...

On 22 September 2018, UNPO Member the Ambazonia Governing Council (AGC) released a statement condemning violence against civilians in Ambazonia. Numerous human rights organisations and media have recently...

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Sep 26, 2018

Iran: Minorities Campaign for Right to Education...

23 September 2018 was the first day for school in Iran. Unfortunately, the first day for children from national minorities is not an enjoyable experience. It is a day when minority students experience...

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