Sep 17, 2019

Tibet: World's "Third Pole" is Melting Faster than Global Average

The Tibetan plateau, home to the vast Hindu Kush-Himalaya ice sheet, has long been labeled the world’s “third pole”, due to the vastness of its glaciers. However, according to the most recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), two-thirds of it are set to disappear in 80 years. Together with global warming, which due to the elevation of the area is up to...

Sep 17, 2019

Tibet: World's "Third Pole" is...

The Tibetan plateau, home to the vast Hindu Kush-Himalaya ice sheet, has long been labeled the world’s “third pole”, due to the vastness of its glaciers. However, according to the most...

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Sep 17, 2019

Haratin: Belgian Chapter of IRA-Mauritania Prepares...

Following the unveiling of yet another case of inherited slavery in Mauritania, this time concerning a minor, the UNPO member “Initiative for the revival of the abolitionist movement in Mauritania”...

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Sep 12, 2019

Somaliland: Old Challenges, New Solutions

Somaliland fulfils all requirements for statehood, including the hosting of regular free and fair elections, the capacity to defend itself, and the issuing of its own passports and currency. Nonetheless...

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Sep 11, 2019

Assyria: US Crackdown on Immigration Puts Minorities...

The fate of Jimmy Al Daoud, who died in Baghdad shortly after being forcibly deported from the US, has sparked fear amongst the Assyrian Christian community in the US. As part of President Donald Trump’s...

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Sep 11, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Local Elections not Recognised...

Against the backdrop of local elections in Russia-occupied Crimea, the EU Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations issued a statement...

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Sep 11, 2019

Catalonia: Calls for Mass Demonstrations in Barcelona...

On the occasion of Catalonia’s National Day, which commemorates Barcelona’s last defence in 1714, mass demonstrations in Barcelona are planned today [11 September 2019] to bring the issue of...

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Sep 10, 2019

East Turkestan: Chinese Government Hacks Telecommunication...

According to recent news reports, the Chinese government has deployed hackers to track the location of persons belonging to the ethnic Uyghur population travelling overseas to Malaysia, India, Kazakhstan,...

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