Business, Development and Human Rights

Oct 11, 2019

Ogoni: Dutch Case Presents Renewed Opportunity to Hold Shell Accountable for Human Rights Abuses in Nigeria

The hearings taking place during the Kiobel v Shell case held in The Hague present a renewed opportunity to hold Shell accountable for its gross human rights abuses in Nigeria. The case will bring to the forefront the accounts of Esther Kiobel and three other women who allege that Shell offered them bribes to give fake testimonies that enabled the execution of the ‘Ogoni Nine’ following...

Oct 11, 2019

Ogoni: Dutch Case Presents Renewed Opportunity...

The hearings taking place during the Kiobel v Shell case held in The Hague present a renewed opportunity to hold Shell accountable for its gross human rights abuses in Nigeria. The case will bring to the...

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Oct 08, 2019

East Turkestan: The United States Bans 28 Chinese...

In light of the continued suppression, detention, and mass surveillance of the Uyghurs by the Chinese government, the United States has blacklisted 28 Chinese public security companies, which potentially...

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Oct 07, 2019

Oromo: Athletes Raise Awareness of Human Rights...

Since 2001 Eritrea has become a militarized state where the government started arresting journalists and representatives who demanded democratic reforms for the country as well as to repress freedom of...

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Oct 04, 2019

West Papua: Indonesian Government Uses Intimidation...

As the Indonesian government intensifies its crackdown on peaceful Papua activists seeking their integral right to self-determination, the state authorities attempt to silence a female human rights lawyer...

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Oct 03, 2019

Unrepresented People of the U.S.A.

In advance of the 36th Session of the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights in the United States of America, the UNPO has submitted a report to the Office of the High Commissioner...

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Oct 02, 2019

Protests Mark 70th Anniversary of PRC

On the 1st of October, which marked the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) together with the World...

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Sep 23, 2019

Catalonia: Nine Pro-Independence Activists Arrested...

Today [23 September 2019], nine Catalan pro-independence activists have been arrested by the Spanish police for allegedly planning violent actions ahead of Catalonia’s Independence Day celebrations....

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Sep 23, 2019

West Papua: United Nations Experts Urge Indonesia...

Against the backdrop of a recent surge in protests in West Papua against the systemic oppression and marginalisation of West Papuans, Indonesian authorities have cracked down on the protest movement by...

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