Self-Determination

Jan 25, 2022

UNPO submits complaint to UN on detention of Western Togoland activists

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 the criminal justice system to target the non-violent self-determination movement for Western Togoland led by the Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF). The case specifically relates to George Nyakpo,...

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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Feb 10, 2021

Sustainable & Peaceful Societies

The UNPO has observed that State actors are increasingly resorting to concepts of 'national unity' to justify repressive actions against minorities, indigenous populations and self-determination movements....

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Dec 18, 2020

Guam: UNPO petition highlights violations of right...

On 18 December 2020, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and a leading campaigner for the right to self-determination of the CHamoru people of Guam, Hope Alvarez Cristobal, filed...

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Dec 11, 2020

UNPO Statement on Western Sahara

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) strongly objects to the recent announcement that the United States of America (USA) may recognize Morocco’s unlawful assertion sovereignty...

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Sep 15, 2020

Catalonia: ANC Holds Covid-Safe Protests Across...

Marking the day of “La Diada”, the anniversary of the day Barcelona fell to Spanish forces in 1714, the Assemblea Nacional Catalana (ANC) organised a mass protest across Catalonia, adhering...

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Sep 03, 2020

Tibet: US Secretary of State Slams Beijing's...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condemned Xi Jinping’s newly announced policy to ‘sinicise’ Tibet, which the Central Tibetan Administration has called “an attempt by China’s...

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