Business, Development and Human Rights

Aug 14, 2019

Somaliland: New Study Shows Successful Primary Education Sector

Due to a lack of international recognition, Somaliland has been unable to receive bilateral aid. However, education in Somaliland is thriving, a new study found. According to this study, diaspora communities and NGOs play a key role in the building and maintenance of primary schools. It found that the number of primary schools had grown from virtually zero in 1990 to over 900 in 2014, often funded...

Aug 14, 2019

Somaliland: New Study Shows Successful Primary...

Due to a lack of international recognition, Somaliland has been unable to receive bilateral aid. However, education in Somaliland is thriving, a new study found. According to this study, diaspora communities...

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Aug 14, 2019

Tibetan, Taiwanese and Uyghur Expatriates Stand...

Against the backdrop of mass protests in Hong Kong to demonstrate against the pervasive influence of mainland China in its governance, rallies have also been held in New York to show support. During last...

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Aug 08, 2019

#4 Khmer-Krom Newsletter April-June 2019

The UNPO releases the fourth issue in its series of newsletters dedicated to the plight of the Khmer-Krom. The focus point of this newsletter is the Second Symposium on the Khmer-Krom's Right to Self-Determination,...

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Aug 08, 2019

Somaliland: Hundreds of Thousands Climate Refugees...

In Somaliland, continuing droughts resulting from fast climate change have eroded the agricultural and pastoralist ways of life of many Somalilanders. As a result, many have fled their homes in rural...

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Aug 07, 2019

West Papua: Pacific Islands Unified in Condemnation...

As the human rights situation in West Papua is worsening, solidarity with West-Papuans is growing as there have been changes in leadership in several pacific countries. During a meeting between foreign...

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Jul 31, 2019

Balochistan: MEPs Urge Trump to Engage with Pakistan...

Sixteen Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have signed a letter in which they urged United States President Donald Trump to engage with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during the latter’s...

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Jul 31, 2019

East Turkestan: Chinese Claims of Release of Uyghur...

Against mounting international pressure condemning the imprisonment of more than one million ethnic Uyghurs in detention camps in China’s Xinjiang region, China has announced that it released...

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Jul 29, 2019

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Keep Demolishing Buddhist...

Chinese authorities have recently started the demolition of the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Centre, where Buddhist ethics and spiritual teachings have traditionally been practiced. Many of those...

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