Business, Development and Human Rights

Dec 20, 2022

Khmer Krom : UNPO Welcomes the Joint Allegation Letter sent by the UN Special Rapporteurs to the Goverment of Viet Nam

The UNPO welcomes the publication of a Joint Allegation Letter written by the United Nations Special Rapporteurs on on the subject of human rights violations in Vietnam against the indigenous Khmer Krom people. The letter addresses the serious concerns of the Special Rapporteur about the ongoing repression of Khmer-Krom activists and human rights defenders, including the failure of the Socialist Republic...

Dec 20, 2022

Khmer Krom : UNPO Welcomes the Joint Allegation...

The UNPO welcomes the publication of a Joint Allegation Letter written by the United Nations Special Rapporteurs on on the subject of human rights violations in Vietnam against the indigenous Khmer Krom...

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Dec 14, 2022

Somaliland, a well kept secret in Africa

The Horn of Africa is often described as dangerous, unsafe, affected by violent conflict with a high level of criminality and a strong presence terrorism (Al-Shabab). And yet, this region also hides one...

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Aug 29, 2022

Zambesia: UNPO condemns oil and gas company ReconAfrica's...

The Canadian-based oil and gas company Reconnaissance Energy Africa, also known through its subsidiary ReconAfrica, has come under scrutiny since their 2020 announcement of drilling explorations in the...

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May 12, 2022

UNPO welcomes the UN Special Rapporteurs's...

2 Working Groups for Arbitrary Detention and Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances at the UN as well as 7 UN Special Rapporteurs - including those on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Assembly,...

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Mar 11, 2022

UNPO Calls for Inclusion of Namibian Ethnic Groups...

On May 15, 2021 the German and Namibian government ended their negotiations surrounding the Herero and Nama Genocide committed by the German colonial troops between 1904 and 1908, killing approximately...

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Mar 10, 2022

Tibetan National Uprising Day Commemorated With...

Tibetans across the world are commemorating the Tibetan Uprising Day, referring to the popular uprising against the Chinese government’s occupation of Tibet in 1959. Since 1951 Tibet has been occupied...

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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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Dec 01, 2021

Ahwaz : UNPO and AHRO Submit Joint Report to UN...

UNPO, together with the Ahwaz Human Rights Organization, is submitting a report on Iranian water management policies and the protests that have ensued from them to 7 relevant UN Special Rapporteurs including...

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