Self-Determination

Dec 18, 2018

Brittany: French Regional Officials Refuse Referendum on Uniting Bretagne Despite Mass Popular Initiative

The historical region of Brittany has long been administratively partitioned by the French state into two, with its historical capital Nantes and the “Loire-Atlantique” département belonging to the Pays de la Loire region, separate from the “Bretagne” region. The separation is seen as a bid of the French government to achieve economic and demographic parity between its...

Dec 18, 2018

Brittany: French Regional Officials Refuse Referendum...

The historical region of Brittany has long been administratively partitioned by the French state into two, with its historical capital Nantes and the “Loire-Atlantique” département belonging...

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Dec 18, 2018

Iran Arrests 28 Strikers from Ahwaz Steel Industry...

According to reports from Iranian Workers Union, today 17 December 2018 , 28 workers from the Ahwaz Steel National Industrial Group, who have striking for more than one month, been arrested by security...

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Dec 11, 2018

UNPO at 2018 KKF Annual Meeting

Photo courtesy of Voice of Kampuchea-Krom Radio From 7 to 9 December 2018, UNPO Member the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF) hosted its annual meeting in San José, California. Special...

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Nov 30, 2018

Leaders of Barotseland Continue to be Imprisoned...

UNPO calls upon the international community to address the issue of the leaders of Barotseland being unjustly detained in Zambia. The detentions take place in the scope of the generally and continuously...

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Nov 23, 2018

West Papua: Supporters of Self-Determination Present...

Last year, West Papuan activists gathered a total of 1.8 million signatures and thumbprints on a petition to the United Nations asking for respect for the self-determination of the West Papuan community....

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Nov 22, 2018

Taiwan: Risk of Triggering a Confrontation Escalates...

The bilateral relations between Beijing and Washington, DC are at their worst since 1996. Today, Taiwan is caught in the crossfire between the two superpowers as the question of Taiwanese recognition fuels...

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Nov 19, 2018

East Turkestan: Western Envoys in Coordinated...

15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are requiring an explanation on the severe human rights violations reported against the ethnic Uyghur population in the Xinjiang region. The move...

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