Enforced Disappearances

Mar 25, 2021

UNPO urgently calls on the international community to respond to a severe escalation of violence by government forces against Hmong individuals living in the Phou Bia region in Lao PDR

UNPO urgently calls on the international community to respond to a severe escalation of violence by government forces against Hmong individuals living in the Phou Bia mountain region in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The military’s campaign amounts to a disproportionate use of force which is endangering the lives of civilians, including women and children. UNPO further urges the...

Mar 25, 2021

UNPO urgently calls on the international community...

UNPO urgently calls on the international community to respond to a severe escalation of violence by government forces against Hmong individuals living in the Phou Bia mountain region in the Lao People’s...

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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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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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