Apr 18, 2019

Hmong: Religious Persecution Continues in Vietnam

In Vietnam, Hmong Christians continue to endure persecution by the Vietnamese authorities because of their religious beliefs. While Hanoi has implemented significant restrictions on religious freedom, the arbitrary arrests and detentions of Hmong Christians are framed as defending national unity and security. This adds to the marginalisation of the Hmong community in Vietnam and the wider region.

Apr 18, 2019

Hmong: Religious Persecution Continues in Vie...

In Vietnam, Hmong Christians continue to endure persecution by the Vietnamese authorities because of their religious beliefs. While Hanoi has implemented significant restrictions on religious freedom,...

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Apr 18, 2019

Tibet: Student Denouncing Lack of Job Opportunities...

A Tibetan student, expressing critique about the declining number of job opportunities for Tibetans, is currently detained by the Chinese authorities. Ethnic Tibetans are increasingly disadvantaged as...

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Apr 17, 2019

Ahwazi: Dissent Mounts in Flood-hit Regions

As witnessed in UNPO’s recent report on human rights situation in Iran, the Iranian province of Khuzestan has been facing environmental disasters for years. The regime’s water policies is causing...

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Apr 17, 2019

Western Togoland: Meeting on Right to Self-Determination...

On 16 March 2019, a meeting held in Ho organized by UNPO member, the Homeland Study Group Foundation, gathered more than 500 people. The aim of the encounter was to discuss possible legal measures to pave...

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Apr 15, 2019

Southern Mongolia: Historian Tried in Closed-Door...

On 4 April 2019, Mongolian historian Mr Lhamjab A. Borjigin has been tried in a closed-door hearing following accusations of “national separatism” and “illegal publication” by the...

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Apr 15, 2019

Batwa: Exclusion from Genocide Commemorations

As the Rwandan government continues to enforce a policy of denial of ethnic differences in Rwandan society, the yearly commemorations of the Rwandan genocide have overlooked the consequences of the conflict...

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Apr 12, 2019

Somaliland: Heavy-weight Delegation of EU and...

On Tuesday 2 April 2019, ambassadors and representatives of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, the UK and the European Union arrived in Hargeisa, Somaliland, to meet with local authorities....

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Apr 12, 2019

East Turkestan: US Lawmakers Demand Sanctions...

On Wednesday 3 April 2019, a group of lawmakers, led by Senators Marco Rubio and Bob Menendez, and Representatives James P. McGovern and Chris Smith, asked President Trump and his office to take solid...

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