Politics & Diplomacy

Aug 29, 2019

Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan-Run Kashmir Faces Human Rights Crisis

While Indian administered Kashmir is facing a severe lockdown and being stripped of its autonomy, its Pakistan-occupied counterpart has been in a constitutional grey-zone for 70 years and suffers from serious human rights violations. In an attempt to tighten its grip on the territory and silence voices of dissent, Pakistan has been diffusing a climate of fear and implementing repressive policies such...

Aug 29, 2019

Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan-Run Kashmir Faces Human...

While Indian administered Kashmir is facing a severe lockdown and being stripped of its autonomy, its Pakistan-occupied counterpart has been in a constitutional grey-zone for 70 years and suffers from...

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Aug 28, 2019

UNPO Denounces Chinese Attacks on its Vice-Pr...

On 27 August 2019, UNPO member, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC), learned that the Chinese delegation to the United Nations in Geneva had circulated a note verbale among other UN delegations urging them...

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Aug 21, 2019

Taiwan: US Agrees to Sale of Military Jets

The sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan would contribute to Taiwan’s ability to defend its own airspace as a legitimate political actor, improving regional security. This will grow in importance...

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Aug 21, 2019

Taiwan: Political Asylum Offered to Hong Kong...

Last month [July 2019], Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen stated that participants in the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests would be allowed political asylum in Taiwan. According to the Taiwan’s Mainland...

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Aug 19, 2019

East Turkestan: Uyghur Appointed as China Director...

United States policy with regards to China, which has predominantly focused on economic relations during recent times, might be increasingly directed towards addressing the human rights abuses in China’s...

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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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