Language, Culture and Education

Feb 19, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: Open Letter to UNESCO Highlights Linguistic Discrimination Ahead of International Mother Language Day

Ahead of International Mother Language Day, the Cooperation Center of Iranian Kurdistan’s Political Parties, including UNPO Member the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI), addressed an open letter to the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The letter focusses on the plight of many Iranian minorities who suffer from repressive...

Feb 19, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: Open Letter to UNESCO Highlights...

Ahead of International Mother Language Day, the Cooperation Center of Iranian Kurdistan’s Political Parties, including UNPO Member the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI), addressed an open...

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Feb 18, 2019

Hmong: The Struggle of the Third Generation of...

Neng Thao, a Harvard-educated Hmong American refugee, has attracted thousands of followers on Facebook after sharing his hopes and dreams on the social media platform. Highlighting the identity struggles...

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Feb 06, 2019

Assyria: Successful British Museum exhibit on...

The British Museum exhibit on the Assyrian King Ashurbanipal has been a tremendous success and critically acclaimed. The Assyrian community worldwide has taken great pride in having its culture on display....

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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 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

East Turkestan: Former Publisher Jailed

As a part of China’s ideological crusade against the ethnic Uyghur community in East Turkestan, an elderly former publisher and a poet has been jailed for 11 years as some of his literature was deemed...

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