Politics & Diplomacy

Jul 15, 2019

Compromised Space for Unrepresented Peoples at the United Nations

On 17 July 2019 the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is launching a report, Compromised Space: Bullying and Blocking at the UN Human Rights Mechanisms, with its partners at the University of Oxford and Tibet Justice Centre which details how China, Russia, Iran and other repressive regimes are manipulating the United Nations Human Rights System to block and attack those seeking...

Jul 15, 2019

Compromised Space for Unrepresented Peoples at...

On 17 July 2019 the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is launching a report, Compromised Space: Bullying and Blocking at the UN Human Rights Mechanisms, with its partners at the University...

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Jul 13, 2019

West Papua: Armed Groups Agree to Civilian Control...

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), led by exiled leader Benny Wenda, which uses political and diplomatic means in a push for independence has claimed that armed groups in West Papua...

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Jul 12, 2019

East Turkestan: Unprecedented Joint Call by UN...

Expressing concern over the growing amount of reports of large-scale arbitrary detentions, surveillance, and other extreme human rights violations against Uyghurs and other Muslim communities in China’s...

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Jul 11, 2019

Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Assassination...

On Tuesday the 9th of July 2019, the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI), together with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), organised a series of events to address the continuing...

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Jul 05, 2019

Somaliland: President Visits African Countries...

After earlier visits to Ethiopia and Djibouti earlier this year [2019], Somaliland President Musa Bihi Abdi is currently visiting the West African country Guinea. These presidential visits aim to foster...

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Jul 05, 2019

District of Columbia: Voters Support Statehood...

In a poll conducted among 1,000 registered voters, 45 percent said they would support giving statehood to Washington D.C., with only 28 percent opposing D.C. Statehood. These outcomes of the poll, which...

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Jul 03, 2019

Taiwan: China Angry Over Presidential Transit...

A four-day transit of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in the United States during diplomatic visits to several Caribbean states has angered the Chinese Communist Party, which has shared its concerns over...

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Jul 02, 2019

Tibet: Tibetans protest at the 41st session of...

Tibetans from Switzerland and Liechtenstein took to the streets on Friday to express their frustration with the ongoing Human Rights Council in Geneva, which in their opinion is favoring the Chinese narrative...

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