Self-Determination

Aug 07, 2019

West Papua: Pacific Islands Unified in Condemnation of Indonesian Human Rights Abuses

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 ministers to discuss the upcoming Pacific Islands Forum [13-16 August 2019], the issue of severe human rights abuses against West-Papuans by the Indonesian military has been put high on the Forum’s...

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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Aug 02, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Russia Violates Major International...

According to a recent report prepared by human rights defenders, Russia has committed major violations of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), one of the most widely ratified...

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Jul 26, 2019

Hmong: Suffering of the Hmong Highlighted During...

On 15 July 2019, the Captive Nations Summit was held in Washington D.C. to recognize peoples suffering under the oppression of communist and other totalitarian regimes. It provided US policy-makers...

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Jul 24, 2019

West Papua: Members of UK House of Lords Condemn...

Eight members of the House of Lords – the upper house of the UK Parliament – have called on the UK Foreign Secretary to take a strong stand against the severe restrictions on the freedom of...

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Jul 23, 2019

Balochistan: Activists Raise Freedom Slogans During...

During a recent address of the Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan, in the United States, Baloch activists raised slogans demanding freedom for Balochistan. The Baloch have continuously highlighted the...

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Jul 23, 2019

East Turkestan: China Attempts to Mask Human Rights...

In response to increased international criticism on the treatment of Uyghur Muslims, the Chinese government has released a white paper which attempts to justify its grave and systematic human rights violations...

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Jul 19, 2019

Taiwan: Will Europe Defend Regional Democracy...

Although the Hong Kong administration has backed down from the proposed extradition law, the threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party to democracy in the region still prevails. Beijing’s perpetual...

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Jul 17, 2019

Freedom of Religion of Unrepresented Peoples in...

Threats to Freedom of Religion of Unrepresented Peoples to Be Highlighted by UNPO During 2nd Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.

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