May 10, 2019

Assyria: Religious Persecution of Christian Family in Iran

The story of an Assyrian family that has been continuously harassed and persecuted by the Iranian authorities because of their Christian beliefs has raised critical voices. Dabrina Bet-Tamraz, whose parents and brother have been sentenced to ten years of prison for “crimes against national security”, has called out against the severe discrimination and religious persecution they have been...

May 10, 2019

Assyria: Religious Persecution of Christian Family...

The story of an Assyrian family that has been continuously harassed and persecuted by the Iranian authorities because of their Christian beliefs has raised critical voices. Dabrina Bet-Tamraz, whose parents...

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May 10, 2019

Crimean Tatars: New WWII Memorial Desecrated

A memorial that was erected by the Crimean Tatar community in Orlovka in commemoration of 64 Crimean Tatars who died during WWII has been smashed by unknown vandals. This happened just three days after...

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May 09, 2019

Somaliland: Egyptian Delegation Visits to Discuss...

An Egyptian delegation led by the country’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs has paid a visit to Somaliland, aiming to improve bilateral relations between the two countries. The talks specifically...

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May 09, 2019

Ogoni: Call for the Dissolution of HYPREP’s...

On the 9th of April 2019, UNPO member The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has issued a press release in which it calls for the dissolution of the governing body of the Hydrocarbon...

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May 08, 2019

East Turkestan: Chinese Crackdown on Ramadan practices...

While Muslims are peacefully fasting for Ramadan around the world, Uyghur people are, once again, facing persecution and restriction from Chinese authorities. Ramadan and Islamic religious practices are...

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May 08, 2019

Catalonia: Puigdemont Allowed to Run for European...

The pro-independence former leader of Catalonia and two of its former members were authorized to be candidates for the forthcoming European Elections. Last month, Spain’s electoral commission barred...

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May 03, 2019

Tibet: Four Detained by Chinese Authorities for...

Four Tibetans are currently detained in China for calling upon the Chinese authorities to release Tibetan spiritual leader the Panchen Lama, who is believed to have been in Chinese custody for almost 24...

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May 02, 2019

Khmer-Krom: Human Rights Watch Documents Serious...

During a visit to Washington, DC, United States, this week, members of the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation reiterated their will to act peacefully for their right to self-determination. Board members...

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