Enforced Disappearances

Oct 20, 2021

West Balochistan : UNPO Welcomes UN Special Rapporteurs Taking Up Arbabi Case With Iran Government

UNPO welcomes the adoption of the case of the enforced disappearance of the West Baloch Hamidullah Arbabi, by the respective UN Special Rapporteurs for Iran, Arbitrary Detention, Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances and Torture. Mr Arbabi’s disappearance, like so many other minority ethnic citizens who dare speak out in Iran, is symptomatic of a broader issue of lack of respect for the basic...

Oct 20, 2021

West Balochistan : UNPO Welcomes UN Special Rapporteurs...

UNPO welcomes the adoption of the case of the enforced disappearance of the West Baloch Hamidullah Arbabi, by the respective UN Special Rapporteurs for Iran, Arbitrary Detention, Enforced or Involuntary...

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Jun 29, 2021

UN concerned for Hmong in Laos

The Working Group on Enforced Disappearances and seven Special Rapporteurs have sent a second Joint Allegation Letter (JAL UA LAO 3/2021) to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR). Theis letter...

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Mar 25, 2021

UNPO urgently calls on the international community...

***12 April 2021 UPDATE: The crisis in the region has recently been reported on by Radio Free Asia and ASEAN Today, the latter of which places the military's attacks in the context of foreign investments...

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Feb 06, 2021

UNPO joins global call for urgent action on arbitrarily...

36 civil society and human rights organizations, including the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), have jointly made an urgent appeal to the international community to secure the release...

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Sep 08, 2020

East Turkestan: Young Uyghur Brothers Sentenced...

Two young Uyghur men have reportedly been sentenced to five years in prison in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China for supposedly watching “illegal” videos, the contents of which is unknown....

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Jul 01, 2020

Pakistan: UN Experts Appalled By Disappearance...

On 13 November 2019, Idris Khattak, a leading human rights defender in Pakistan, went missing. Despite calls for over six months from the UN for Pakistan to disclose his whereabouts, nothing was disclosed....

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Jun 15, 2020

Balochistan: Pakistan Abducts 8 Baloch Youths...

A number of young Baloch men have reportedly been abducted by the Pakistani military from different regions of Pakistan's Balochistan province. After a number of raids, the young men were taken to a nearby...

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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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