Self-Determination

Oct 04, 2019

West Papua: Indonesian Government Uses Intimidation Tactics to Silence Pro-Papua Female Human Rights Lawyer

As the Indonesian government intensifies its crackdown on peaceful Papua activists seeking their integral right to self-determination, the state authorities attempt to silence a female human rights lawyer through intimidation tactics. Veronica Koma, a pro-Papua human rights lawyer, has become the latest victim of online harassment and death threats by Indonesian authorities for merely disseminating...

Oct 04, 2019

West Papua: Indonesian Government Uses Intimidation...

As the Indonesian government intensifies its crackdown on peaceful Papua activists seeking their integral right to self-determination, the state authorities attempt to silence a female human rights lawyer...

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Oct 03, 2019

Unrepresented People of the U.S.A.

In advance of the 36th Session of the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights in the United States of America, the UNPO has submitted a report to the Office of the High Commissioner...

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Sep 23, 2019

Catalonia: Nine Pro-Independence Activists Arrested...

Today [23 September 2019], nine Catalan pro-independence activists have been arrested by the Spanish police for allegedly planning violent actions ahead of Catalonia’s Independence Day celebrations....

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Sep 23, 2019

West Papua: United Nations Experts Urge Indonesia...

Against the backdrop of a recent surge in protests in West Papua against the systemic oppression and marginalisation of West Papuans, Indonesian authorities have cracked down on the protest movement by...

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Sep 19, 2019

DC Statehood debated in Congress

On 19 September 2019, the US Congress will debate the possibility of statehood for the District of Columbia, which represents over 658,000 disenfranchised citizens of the United States that contribute...

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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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