Enforced Disappearances

Sep 21, 2018

Sindh: In front of the UN, Activists Protest against Human Rights Violations committed by Pakistan

During the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), UNPO Member World Sindhi Congress organized a protest against Pakistan’s human rights violations in the Sindh region. They were joined by Baloch, Pashtun and Kashmir-based activists, whose people suffer similar abuses. Pakistan’s government is accused of enforced disappearances, extra-judicial killings and the persecution of...

Sep 21, 2018

Sindh: In front of the UN, Activists Protest against...

During the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), UNPO Member World Sindhi Congress organized a protest against Pakistan’s human rights violations in the Sindh region. They were joined...

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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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