Self-Determination

Jun 03, 2019

UNPO, HIHR and KKF hold Second Symposium on the Khmer-Krom's Right to Self-Determination

On Saturday 1 June 2019, the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF), the Hawaii Institute for Human Rights (HIHR) and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) held their Second Symposium on the Khmer-Krom’s Right to Self-Determination. The event, which took  place at the Peace Palace in the Hague, commemorated the forced merger of Cochinchina with Annam and Tonkin to...

Jun 03, 2019

UNPO, HIHR and KKF hold Second Symposium on the...

On Saturday 1 June 2019, the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF), the Hawaii Institute for Human Rights (HIHR) and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) held their Second Symposium...

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May 27, 2019

Crimean Tatars: 75th Anniversary of Deportati...

This week, 75 years ago, Stalin deported the entire Crimean Tatar people from their homeland.  This gross violation of the Tatar’s fundamental rights echoes at present as many of them are imprisoned...

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May 24, 2019

Catalonia: Political Prisoners Take Seats in New...

On 21 May 2019, five Catalan political prisoners who won seats in the lower house of the Spanish Parliament after last month’s [April 2019] election, took their seats in the new parliament under...

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May 20, 2019

Somaliland: Celebrating 28th Anniversary of Independence...

On Saturday 18 May 2019, celebrations throughout Somaliland were held for the 28th anniversary of its independence declaration from Somalia. In the context of these celebrations, Somaliland, who now issues...

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May 20, 2019

Dinknesh Deressa Kitila, Oromo

Get to know Dinknesh, a devoted Oromo activist. 

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May 17, 2019

Ogoni: Environmental Justice and Resource Equity...

Yesterday [16 May 2019], people in Niger Delta region commemorated Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro, one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria who inspired thousands, including Ken Saro Wiwa,...

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May 16, 2019

Catalonia: 150 Academics Sign Open Letter Denouncing...

150 Academics from all over the world have signed an open letter in which they denounce the repression of civil rights in Catalonia by the Spanish government. Criticising the imprisonment and prosecution...

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May 13, 2019

Unrepresented Women: Women in Peacebuilding

In the framework of UNPO’s Campaign “Unrepresented Women”, the floor is given to activists, artists and public figures coming from unrepresented communities around the world. In this...

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