Politics & Diplomacy

Oct 30, 2018

UNPO Mourns Loss of Co-Founder Lodi Gyari

Lodi Gyari, former Special Envoy to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and UNPO co-founder, passed away on Monday 29 October 2018. A key figure in the Tibetan struggle for self-determination and dignity under Chinese occupation, as well as an advocate of human rights and democracy worldwide, Gyari’s impact on international relations is non-negligible. UNPO mourns the passing of this extraordinary man,...

Oct 30, 2018

UNPO Mourns Loss of Co-Founder Lodi Gyari

Lodi Gyari, former Special Envoy to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and UNPO co-founder, passed away on Monday 29 October 2018. A key figure in the Tibetan struggle for self-determination and dignity under...

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Oct 29, 2018

Somaliland: Biggest Liaison Office Abroad Opened...

Somaliland’s Foreign Minister Saad Ali Shire was in Nairobi, Kenya on Friday 26 October 2018 to inaugurate the new Somaliland Mission to Keny’s headquarters. The largest Somaliland liaison...

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Oct 26, 2018

Brazilian Indigenous: New Edition of the “Manual...

The Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF) international organization released on 24 October 2018, the new edition of the “Manual to Defend the Rights of Traditional and Indigenous Peoples”....

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Oct 26, 2018

Ogaden: ONLF and Ethiopian Officials Agree to...

In a meeting that took place on the 21stof October, members of the ONLF and the Ethiopian government (EPRDF) agreed to put an end to existing animosity after one of the longest running conflicts in Africa....

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Oct 24, 2018

East Turkestan: Shift in China’s Approach of...

Chinese diplomats gave details for the first time about the internment camps in Xinjiang on a meeting with a group of Uyghur Chinese people in Islamabad, Pakistan. Attempting to garner support for Beijing’s...

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Oct 23, 2018

Tibet: Parliament in Exile in Unofficial Talks...

Unofficial talks have resumed between Tibet and China, according to a parliamentary delegation of the Tibetan government in exile. The region has been occupied by China since 1951, with numerous human...

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Oct 22, 2018

Brazilian Presidential Candidate Poses Existential...

If candiate Jair Bolsonaro wins the upcoming elections, minority rights and the environment protection in Brazil will suffer severe setbacks. He has openly proclaimed to end all forms of activism on the...

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Oct 19, 2018

East Turkestan: Former Internment Camp Prisoner...

Omir Bekali, a former detainee in the China’s “re-education” camps for Kazakh and Uyghur Muslims, has seen his visa application to the USA rejected despite being invited to speak at the...

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