Business, Development and Human Rights

Sep 11, 2019

Assyria: US Crackdown on Immigration Puts Minorities at Imminent Risk

The fate of Jimmy Al Daoud, who died in Baghdad shortly after being forcibly deported from the US, has sparked fear amongst the Assyrian Christian community in the US. As part of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on immigration, non-American citizens living in the US increasingly face deportation to countries where they have never lived before. As was the case with Jimmy Al Daoud, who had never...

Sep 11, 2019

Assyria: US Crackdown on Immigration Puts Minorities...

The fate of Jimmy Al Daoud, who died in Baghdad shortly after being forcibly deported from the US, has sparked fear amongst the Assyrian Christian community in the US. As part of President Donald Trump’s...

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Sep 10, 2019

Sindh: Polio Epidemic Aggravates as Pakistan Fails...

Yet another child has become the latest victim of the deadly polio virus in Sindh, taking up the total number of victims of the disease in Pakistan to 62. Polio is a highly infectious disease affecting...

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Sep 09, 2019

Crimean Tatars: UN Secretary General to Present...

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will deliver his first report on the human rights situation in Russia-occupied Crimea at the next UN General Assembly, which commences on 17 September...

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Sep 09, 2019

Catalonia: Case of Oriol Junqueras Raised at European...

The case of Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras, who has been jailed by Spanish authorities for his involvement in Catalonia’s 2017 independence referendum, will be heard at the European Court of Justice...

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Sep 03, 2019

West Papua: Indonesian Security Forces Fire on...

The Indonesian police is responding with increased violence to weeks of protests in West Papua that call for an end to the systemic discrimination and abuse of West Papuans by Indonesian authorities. Since...

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Aug 30, 2019

End Enforced Disappearances in China!

Today, on the international Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, UNPO Member the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is partnering with other human rights groups to make visible the systemic human rights...

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Aug 28, 2019

Crimean Tatar Political Prisoner, Edem Bekirov,...

Edem Bekirov, a Crimean Tatar activist who was detained for alleged terrorist activities by Russian-imposed authorities in Crimea, has been released from custody. Declared a political prisoner by various...

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