Self-Determination

Apr 27, 2022

Kabylia : UNPO Releases Report On Ongoing Crackdown and Neglect of Kabyles in Algeria

UNPO has released its report into the situation in Kabylia, whose parent state, the Algerian government, has administered in a brutal and authoritarian manner the historical region. An overall crackdown in Algeria is taking place against against the instigators of pro-democracy protests, known as the Hirak movement between 2019-2021. As part of this crackdown Kabyle self-determination activists have...

Apr 27, 2022

Kabylia : UNPO Releases Report On Ongoing Crackdown...

UNPO has released its report into the situation in Kabylia, whose parent state, the Algerian government, has administered in a brutal and authoritarian manner the historical region. An overall crackdown...

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Feb 28, 2022

Biafra : BIM/MASSOB Leader Interviewed On Igbo...

The leader of UNPO member BIM/MASSOB, Ralph Uwazuruike, conducted an interview with the Sun Nigeria on his work as head of the Biafrian group that advocated for self-determination.  Topics discussed...

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Feb 10, 2022

Kabylie : Algeria Taken To Task Over "Anti-Terrorism"...

Five Special Rapporteurs for the UN addressed a letter in December 2021 to the Algerian government expressing concern over the undermining of fundamental human rights. The majority of the victims...

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Feb 07, 2022

Guam : Commission on Decolonization Creates a...

As one of UNPO's newest members, the Government of Guam is currently investigating how the right to self-determination applies to its particular case: The CHamoru people of Guam in particular feel that...

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Feb 03, 2022

Protect Crimean Tatar defenders!

Crimean Tatars are a Turkic ethnic minority in Crimea, and one of the earliest UNPO members. Since the annexation in 2014 of Crimea by the Russian Federation, Crimean Tatars who advocate an opening of...

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Jan 25, 2022

UNPO submits complaint to UN on detention of Western...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has filed a complaint to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention alleging that the government of Ghana is systematically misusing...

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Dec 15, 2021

UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Releases...

UNPO welcomes UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Dr Fernand De Varennes's mission report evaluating the human rights situation of minorities in the country. It included sections on our members the...

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Mar 01, 2021

UN Reform Needed to Guarantee Self-Determinat...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has called for urgent reforms of the United Nations in order for it to guarantee the right to self-determination of peoples. A UNPO submission...

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