Self-Determination

Mar 24, 2020

CONIFA: 2020 World Cup postponed amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) announced that the 2020 World Cup tournament in North Macedonia would be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This decision was based on the organisation’s priority of protecting the “health and wellbeing” of its members and teams, as well as the volunteers that would help out during the event. Founded in 2013, the...

Mar 24, 2020

CONIFA: 2020 World Cup postponed amid COVID-19...

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) announced that the 2020 World Cup tournament in North Macedonia would be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This decision was based...

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Mar 13, 2020

Puerto Rico: Political Status Question on the...

Puerto Rico has been pushing for dialogue with White House on the question of its political status. After setbacks under the Trump administration, islander’s hopes are high for the upcoming Democratic...

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Mar 12, 2020

Somaliland: Uganda To Support Somaliland's...

The speaker of the Ugandan parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, said that Uganda will be attentive to Somaliland’s request for membership in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Kadaga made the statement...

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Mar 09, 2020

Coronavirus: Unrepresented & Alone

The current global crisis offers a new perspective into the challenges of unrepresented peoples around the world. With more-and-more government decision-making happening behind closed-doors, the voices...

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Jan 29, 2020

Somaliland: Seeking Self-Determination Through...

MENAFN (Somaliland Sun) reported that the unrecognized state of Somaliland is pushing towards self-determination through sports. While the government of Somaliland controls most of the area that it claims...

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Dec 10, 2019

East Turkestan: UNPO Welcomes U.S. Uyghur Act...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) welcomes the passage of the Uyghur Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, approved on 3 December with a virtually unanimous vote of 407 to 1....

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Oct 14, 2019

UNPO Condemns the Sentencing of Catalan Political...

Spain’s Supreme Court has sentenced two civil society leaders to nine years in prison and seven Catalan politicians to up to 13 years in prison over their role in organizing a referendum on Catalonian...

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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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