Enforced Disappearances

Sep 19, 2018

East Turkestan: New Additions to the Internment Camps in Xinjiang

Former lecturer at Xinjiang University confirms that five Uyghur Professors have been arbitrarily arrested and are currently detained in CCP’s “re-education” centres in Xinjiang. All five detainees are over the age of 60 and join an estimate 56 Uyghur lecturers and researchers that have already been detained. Following the detention of these five academics, the United States has become...

Sep 19, 2018

East Turkestan: New Additions to the Internment...

Former lecturer at Xinjiang University confirms that five Uyghur Professors have been arbitrarily arrested and are currently detained in CCP’s “re-education” centres in Xinjiang. All...

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Sep 14, 2018

East Turkestan: US Considering Sanctions Against...

According to the New York Times, the United States is considering sanctions against China in light of Beijing’s systematic crackdown against the country’s Uyghur population. Whilst former and...

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Sep 13, 2018

Sindh: 13 “Missing” People Return Home

Due to the efforts of the courts and the tirelessly work of the families of missing people, who have filed over 40 petitions and accused law enforcement agencies of abducting their family members, some...

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Sep 11, 2018

Iran: Komala Member Ramin Hossein Panahi Wrongly...

On 8 September 2018, the Islamic Republic of Iran executed three Kurdish activists: Ramin Hossein Panahi and Moradi cousins Zaniar and Loghman. Ramin Panahi was a member of the Komala Party of Iranian...

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Sep 07, 2018

Op-Ed: The Dystopian reality of Iran

The Handmaid’s Tale’ by Margaret Atwood is a novel based in the near future about the creation of a totalitarian regime which controls and oppresses all aspects of their citizen’s...

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Sep 03, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Meijlis Member in Serious Condition...

The Deputy Chairman of the Meijlis reports that Ukrainian activist Volodymyr Balukh is in serious condition following his imprisonment in a Russian-controlled prison in Crimea. Balukh, 47, has been on...

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Aug 30, 2018

UNPO Commemorates International Day of the Victims...

Since 2011, 30 August has been the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Enforced disappearance remains a global problem that afflicts people in various countries and with different...

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Aug 06, 2018

Hakkpaan and BHRO Publish Report on Enforced Disappearances...

The Human Rights Council of Balochistan and Baloch Human Rights Organisation have published their bi-annual report on the state of human rights in the Balochistan territory occupied by Pakistan. Focusing...

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