Politics & Diplomacy

Oct 04, 2019

Haratin: Head of State Consults Opposition Leader and Anti-Slavery Activist Biram Dah Abeid

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 with almost 19% of the votes cast. The meeting has been the occasion to discuss problems related to human rights violations, including the issue of slavery. Mr Dah Abeid emphasised the urgency of...

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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Sep 11, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Local Elections not Recognised...

Against the backdrop of local elections in Russia-occupied Crimea, the EU Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations issued a statement...

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Sep 11, 2019

Catalonia: Calls for Mass Demonstrations in Barcelona...

On the occasion of Catalonia’s National Day, which commemorates Barcelona’s last defence in 1714, mass demonstrations in Barcelona are planned today [11 September 2019] to bring the issue of...

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Sep 09, 2019

Taiwan: Solomon Islands Poised to Switch Alliance...

The Solomon Islands have long been a diplomatic ally of Taiwan in the Pacific Region, but this is set to change as the former is about to align itself with China. However, Taiwan has warned the Solomon...

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Sep 09, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov Released...

On Saturday September 7th, Oleg Sentsov was released after four years in Russian custody. This move was part of a larger exchange of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine, involving the release of 35 prisoners...

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