Politics & Diplomacy

Dec 11, 2019

East Turkestan: UNPO Welcomes U.S. Uyghur Act Calling for China Sanctions

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. Following the passage of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act in September, the new bill calls for tougher sanctions on senior Chinese officials involved in the country’s mass detention of its Uyghur,...

Dec 11, 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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Dec 11, 2019

European Union to Set Up Sanctions Regime Against...

The European Union (EU) has agreed to start working on legislation that will allow the EU to sanction individuals accused of human rights abuses worldwide, mirroring the Magnitsky Act in the United States,...

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Nov 06, 2019

Roundtable: Compromised Space at the United N...

Compromised Space: How the EU Can Address Blocking, Bullying and Reprisals at the United Nations against Minorities and Indigenous Rights Defenders? Roundtable Discussion 6 November 2019 | 11:00 - 12:30 Room...

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Oct 14, 2019

UNPO Condemns the Sentencing of Catalan Political...

Spain’s Supreme Court has sentenced two civil society leaders to nine years in prison and seven Catalan politicians to up to 13 years in prison over their role in organizing a referendum on Catalonian...

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Oct 04, 2019

Haratin: Head of State Consults Opposition Leader...

On Monday, October 2, newly elected head of state, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani received at length Biram Dah Abeid, parliamentarian and anti-slavery leader, who came second after last June's presidential election...

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Oct 02, 2019

Protests Mark 70th Anniversary of PRC

On the 1st of October, which marked the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) together with the World...

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Sep 27, 2019

East Turkestan: Chair of DROI Releases Statement...

Voicing deep concern about the news of the imminent execution of renowned academic Tashpolat Tiyip, Maria Arena, the Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) of the European Parliament, issued...

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Sep 17, 2019

OSCE Joins Calls for UN Reprisals Reform

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has joined two letters in support of a draft resolution on acts of intimidation and reprisals at UN human rights mechanisms, which has been presented...

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