Enforced Disappearances

Mar 10, 2020

Oromo: Ethiopian Police must stop Arbitrary Detentions of Opposition Members

Ethiopian authorities must account for the arbitrary detention of Oromo opposition leader Abdi Regassa and disclose his whereabouts, says Seif Magango, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes. Abdi Regassa was arrested together with eight other members of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) on 29 February 2020, who were released from custody after having...

Mar 10, 2020

Oromo: Ethiopian Police must stop Arbitrary Detentions...

Ethiopian authorities must account for the arbitrary detention of Oromo opposition leader Abdi Regassa and disclose his whereabouts, says Seif Magango, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for...

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Dec 10, 2019

East Turkestan: UNPO Welcomes U.S. Uyghur Act...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) welcomes the passage of the Uyghur Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, approved on 3 December with a virtually unanimous vote of 407 to 1....

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Sep 09, 2019

Crimean Tatars: UN Secretary General to Present...

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will deliver his first report on the human rights situation in Russia-occupied Crimea at the next UN General Assembly, which commences on 17 September...

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Sep 02, 2019

Kosovo: Human Rights Activists Mark the International...

On the International Day of the Disappeared, hundreds of protestors took to the streets in Kosovo to express frustration over the continued uncertain fates of the over 1600 people gone missing during the...

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Sep 02, 2019

Balochistan: Hundreds of Baloch Rights Activists...

According to various human rights watchdogs, hundreds of Baloch persons have been forcibly disappeared and killed by the Pakistani security forces as part of a state policy known as kill and dump. The...

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Aug 30, 2019

End Enforced Disappearances in China!

Today, on the international Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, UNPO Member the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is partnering with other human rights groups to make visible the systemic human rights...

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Aug 28, 2019

East Turkestan: Xinjiang's Voiceless Protests...

In the past weeks, the inhabitants of the Xinjiang region successfully staged a silent protest on social media that reached the outside world in spite of all surveillance and censorship. Dozens of people...

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