Feb 15, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Three Activists Detained on Feeble Accusations

On Wednesday, 14 February, Russian authorities detained and searched the homes of three Crimean Tatar activists. The incident happened in the Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine. Rustem Emiruseyinov, Eskender Abulganiyev, and Arsen Abkhayirov are suspected of belonging to a radical Islamist group. UNPO condemns such breaches of human rights and calls upon the international community to remain vigilant...

Feb 15, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Three Activists Detained on Feeble...

On Wednesday, 14 February, Russian authorities detained and searched the homes of three Crimean Tatar activists. The incident happened in the Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine. Rustem Emiruseyinov, Eskender...

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Feb 15, 2019

Ogaden: ONLF Signs Agreement for Mutual Cooperation...

On Friday, 8 February, the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) signed an agreement with Somali authorities to affirm commitment in face of the fact that extreme poverty and human rights abuses remain...

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Feb 14, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: PDKI Publishes Extensive List...

Earlier this month, UNPO Member the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) published a report detailing the names of 340 of its members who were victims of Iran’s terrorism. In light of this...

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Feb 13, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: Iranian Kurdish Communities...

On February 11, Iranian Kurdish communities,  who were not invited at the US-Poland Conference on terrorism, missile development and maritime security in the Middle East in Warsaw, urged the international...

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Feb 13, 2019

Ogoni: Widow Testifies at Trial Against Shell...

The pollution caused by Shell’s oil exploitation in Ogoniland led to mass protests by the Ogoni people. The protests were handled in a violent way by the Nigeria’s military, where several people...

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Feb 12, 2019

Catalonia: Spain Insists Trial is “Not Political”...

The Spanish ambassador to the UK accused the Catalan regional government of “a massive campaign of disinformation.” The statement falls in line with the general Spanish government’s effort...

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Feb 12, 2019

East Turkestan: Families of Detainees Call for...

On 10 February, Chinese authorities released a video supposedly proving the well-being of the Uyghur musician Abdurehim Heyit. Whilst the release of the video of Mr Heyit’s confession was released...

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Feb 08, 2019

Taiwan: Authoritarian Chinese Communist Party...

On January 30, China’s Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman criticized the Taiwanese Democratic Progressive Party government for placing “unreasonable restrictions” on the right to vote and...

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