Oct 11, 2018

East Turkestan: China Legally Acknowledges Existence of Uyghur Internment Camps

Legislation has been passed in China’s so-called Xinjiang region (East Turkestan) which refers to “vocational training centres” for the region’s Muslim Uyghur population. These “re-education” camps have been the subject of increasing international criticism in recent months as 1 million people are reportedly interned in them for what Xinjiang calls “thought...

Oct 11, 2018

East Turkestan: China Legally Acknowledges Existence...

Legislation has been passed in China’s so-called Xinjiang region (East Turkestan) which refers to “vocational training centres” for the region’s Muslim Uyghur population. These...

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Oct 11, 2018

Taiwan: Celebration of 107th Anniversary amidst...

On Wednesday 10 October 2018 Taiwan celebrated its National Day, the 107th since the founding of the Republic of China (its official name). On the occasion, President Tsai Ing-wen delivered a television...

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Oct 10, 2018

Haratin: Police Brutality Breaks Out Amidst Peaceful...

On Monday, 8 October, the first session of the Mauritanian National Assembly was held. Outside of the building IRA protests were being held against the continued detention of President Biram Dah Abeid....

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Oct 10, 2018

Ambazonia: Reports Of Irregularities And Violence...

After elections were held in Cameroon on Sunday 7 October 2018, the process and aftermath was met with considerable critique. Cameroon radio and television state broadcaster, CRTV, has been exposed by...

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Oct 08, 2018

Madhesh: Central Coordinator of the Alliance for...

Dr CK Raut, Madheshi activist and the central coordinator of the Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM), has been arrested alongside 18 other Madheshi independence activists on Sunday 7 October. The authorities...

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Oct 08, 2018

Taiwan: Beijing Increases Pressure Over Denomination...

Recently, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), modified its website to refer to Taiwan as “Taiwan, China”. Whilst the spokesperson for the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

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Oct 08, 2018

Oromo: OLF and ULFO Merge

In late September, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and the United Liberation Forces of Oromia (ULOF) decided to work together for the common aim of the self-determination of Oromo people. The two organisations...

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Oct 05, 2018

Madhesh: Many Hospitalised Due to Violence of...

On 5 October 2018, UNPO Member the Alliance for an Independent Madhesh (AIM) reports that many were wounded and others arrested by the Nepali Armed Police Force (APF). Among them, Rammanohar Yadav’s...

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