Business, Development and Human Rights

Apr 23, 2021

Hmong in Isolation: Atrocities against the Hmong in Laos

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has released a report documenting an increase in military attacks and repression of the Hmong community indigenous to the Xaisomboun region of Laos. Driven by animosity and distrust of the Hmong and foreign investment projects in the mining, timber and tourism sectors, the government has, over the past two years, stepped up its campaign to eliminate...

Apr 23, 2021

Hmong in Isolation: Atrocities against the Hmong...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has released a report documenting an increase in military attacks and repression of the Hmong community indigenous to the Xaisomboun region of...

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Mar 25, 2021

UNPO urgently calls on the international community...

***12 April 2021 UPDATE: The crisis in the region has recently been reported on by Radio Free Asia and ASEAN Today, the latter of which places the military's attacks in the context of foreign investments...

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Feb 25, 2021

Sustainable & Peaceful Societies

The UNPO has observed that State actors are increasingly resorting to concepts of 'national unity' to justify repressive actions against minorities, indigenous populations and self-determination movements....

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Dec 18, 2020

Guam: UNPO petition highlights violations of right...

On 18 December 2020, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and a leading campaigner for the right to self-determination of the CHamoru people of Guam, Hope Alvarez Cristobal, filed...

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Dec 03, 2020

Vietnamese Authorities Sentence four Khmer-Krom...

UNPO strongly condemns the sentence of Mr. Huynh Van Dep , Mr. Tien Dam, Mr. Tien Nam, and Mrs. Thi Pich to up to two years and a half in prison under the article 330 of the Vietnamese penal code and calls...

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Oct 14, 2020

Haratin: Mauritania Criticized Ahead of UN UP...

In July 2020, The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization and its Member, the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA) in Mauritania, jointly filed a report to the United...

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Sep 14, 2020

East Turkestan: EU Must Do More to Help Uyghu...

Speaking from Munich, Germany, Dolkun Isa, President of the World Uyghur Congress, has stressed the need for Germany and the European Union to do more to help the plight of the Uyghur people of East Turkestan...

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Sep 09, 2020

Balochistan: Region Has Lowest Female Literacy...

Lawmakers, civil society representatives and NGOs in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province have stated that the region has the lowest female literacy rates anywhere in the world, with some women’s...

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