Politics & Diplomacy

Aug 09, 2019

West Balochistan: Iran's Invisible Children

For decades, the Islamic Republic of Iran has engaged in repressive and discriminatory policies towards ethnic and religious minorities, creating a de-facto division between first and second-class citizens. One of the most serious legal measures causing such inequalities is a law that prevents children of mixed marriages from obtaining nationality. As a result, more than a million inhabitants of Iran...

Aug 09, 2019

West Balochistan: Iran's Invisible Child...

For decades, the Islamic Republic of Iran has engaged in repressive and discriminatory policies towards ethnic and religious minorities, creating a de-facto division between first and second-class citizens....

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Aug 08, 2019

#4 Khmer-Krom Newsletter April-June 2019

The UNPO releases the fourth issue in its series of newsletters dedicated to the plight of the Khmer-Krom. The focus point of this newsletter is the Second Symposium on the Khmer-Krom's Right to Self-Determination,...

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Aug 07, 2019

West Papua: Pacific Islands Unified in Condemnation...

As the human rights situation in West Papua is worsening, solidarity with West-Papuans is growing as there have been changes in leadership in several pacific countries. During a meeting between foreign...

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Aug 02, 2019

Taiwan: Beijing Announces It Will Stop Granting...

In another effort to mount pressure on Taiwanese voters ahead of next year’s presidential elections, China announces that it will stop granting visa to mainlanders for travel to Taiwan, a move that...

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Jul 29, 2019

Somaliland: Visit of United Nations Special Envoy...

Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abid has received United Nations Special Envoy James Swan to discuss Somaliland’s democratic progress, UN-funded programs, as well as good governance and security in...

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Jul 23, 2019

UNPO Event in Washington D.C Discusses How the...

On 17 July 2019, UNPO held a side-event to the US Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom titled ‘Pakistan as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC) under the International Religious Freedom Act...

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Jul 23, 2019

Catalonia Crisis: UNPO and ANC submit joint Universal...

The Assemblea Nacional Catalana (ANC) and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) have jointly submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Kingdom of Spain at the...

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Jul 17, 2019

US Official at Ministerial: Religious Persecution...

With 80% of the global population not free to practice their faith, sometimes even facing persecution for it, the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington D.C. served as an important reminder...

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