Business, Development and Human Rights

Feb 22, 2019

West Papua: UN Experts Statement Condemns Human Rights Abuses By Indonesian Auhorities

  In a joint statement, five United Nations (UN) experts condemn the general lack of investigations into allegations of human rights violations in West Papua. This follows the recent torture of a West papuan boy with a living snake, which the UN described as symptomatic of the deeply entrenched discrimination and racism that indigenous peoples face on the territory. The full statement can be...

Feb 22, 2019

West Papua: UN Experts Statement Condemns Human...

  In a joint statement, five United Nations (UN) experts condemn the general lack of investigations into allegations of human rights violations in West Papua. This follows the recent torture of a...

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Feb 15, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Three Activists Detained on Feeble...

On Wednesday, 14 February, Russian authorities detained and searched the homes of three Crimean Tatar activists. The incident happened in the Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine. Rustem Emiruseyinov, Eskender...

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Feb 14, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: PDKI Publishes Extensive List...

Earlier this month, UNPO Member the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) published a report detailing the names of 340 of its members who were victims of Iran’s terrorism. In light of this...

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Feb 05, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Blogger Transferred to High Security...

Nariman Memedeminov, a Crimean Tatar blogger, was moved to a cell with increased security level in Crimea due to his alleged studying and spread of extremist ideology. Detained since 22 March 2018 for...

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Feb 05, 2019

Gilgit-Baltistan: Protests Denounce Pakistani...

Ahead of the commemoration of “Kashmir Solidarity Day” on 5 February 2019 in London, England, massive protests are being held in parts of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and in Gilgit-Baltistan,...

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Feb 04, 2019

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Official Statement Issued...

On 1 February 2019, the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Foundation issued an official statement regarding the visit of uniformed police officers to the home of Mr. Krishna R. Chakma’s parents in the...

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Feb 04, 2019

SOMALILAND – United Kingdom Ambassador David...

Saturday [February 2nd], the President of the Republic of Somaliland Musa Bihi Abdi and the United Kingdom ambassador David Concar held a landmark meeting in the unrecognised country. Important issues...

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Feb 01, 2019

Sindh: Home Department Controversially Claims...

On 30 January 2019 Sindh home department issued a report claiming to have resolved 86% of the cases related to enforced disappearances and missing people. Requested by the European Union in face of the...

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