UNPO News

Feb 15, 2019

Timeline: Crackdown on Anti-Slavery Movement in Mauritania Continues after Release of Biram Dah Abeid

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has gathered recent news and first-hand information about the current developments in Mauritania. Between 30 June and 3 July 2016, the Mauritanian Government arrested thirteen anti-slavery activists following riots in an underprivileged area of Nouakchott which the government attributes to IRA-Mauritania members (Initiative for the Resurgence...

Feb 15, 2019

Timeline: Crackdown on Anti-Slavery Movement in...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has gathered recent news and first-hand information about the current developments in Mauritania. Between 30 June and 3 July 2016, the Mauritanian...

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Feb 11, 2019

UNPO Celebrates its 28th Anniversary

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) was founded on 11 February 1991. 28 years later, the issues on which the organisation was founded remain as relevant as back then. Whilst some...

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Jan 28, 2019

The UNPO, the WUC and the NUK Nominate Ilham Tohti...

The most renowned Uyghur intellectual in the People’s Republic of China, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) and Norwegian Uyghur Committee...

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Jan 24, 2019

UNPO and other NGOs Issue a Letter Condemning...

On 24 January 2019, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), along with the la Fédération Internationale des Ligues des droits de l’homme (FIDH), the International...

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Jan 21, 2019

Alongside Other NGOs, UNPO Urges the EU to Postpone...

Following the Vietnamese Government's failure to improve its human rights issues, UNPO, alongside other human rights advocacy groups and NGOs, wrote a letter to urge the EU to postpone vote on the Vietnam...

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Jan 15, 2019

Timeline: Hmong

Photo courtesy of WSAU During the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the Hmong people were recruited by US forces – and in particular the CIA – to counter the invasion of Northern Laos and attack...

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Jan 10, 2019

UNPO Welcomes the Assemblea Nacional Catalana...

Following a decision made on 14 December 2018 by its Management Committee, UNPO is pleased to formally welcome the Assemblea Nacional Catalana (ANC) as its newest Member. The Catalan people has been historically...

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