Business, Development and Human Rights

Jul 15, 2019

Compromised Space for Unrepresented Peoples at the United Nations

On 17 July 2019 the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is launching a report, Compromised Space: Bullying and Blocking at the UN Human Rights Mechanisms, with its partners at the University of Oxford and Tibet Justice Centre which details how China, Russia, Iran and other repressive regimes are manipulating the United Nations Human Rights System to block and attack those seeking...

Jul 15, 2019

Compromised Space for Unrepresented Peoples at...

On 17 July 2019 the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is launching a report, Compromised Space: Bullying and Blocking at the UN Human Rights Mechanisms, with its partners at the University...

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Jul 15, 2019

Hmong in Isolation

UNPO and Congress of World Hmong People submit joint report to the UN highlighting the desperate plight of the Hmong in Laos.

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Jul 12, 2019

East Turkestan: Unprecedented Joint Call by UN...

Expressing concern over the growing amount of reports of large-scale arbitrary detentions, surveillance, and other extreme human rights violations against Uyghurs and other Muslim communities in China’s...

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Jul 12, 2019

East Turkestan: Uyghur Children Systematically...

While more than a million Uyghur adults have been detained in mass internment camps in the Chinese Xinjiang region, new research has revealed a parallel policy of Chinese authorities to systematically...

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Jul 04, 2019

East Turkestan: Worldwide Demonstrations to Commemorate...

As the 5th of July 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the Urumqi Massacre, during which thousands of Uyghur protesters were killed by Chinese authorities, the World Uyghur Congress is organising worldwide...

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Jul 03, 2019

Batwa: President Paul Kagame Dismisses Human Rights...

In the context of the 2019 European Development Days, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame sat down with EU Development Commissioner Neven Mimica for a joint interview to discuss Rwanda’s development...

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Jun 20, 2019

Tibet: Successful Campaign Against Google Search...

After growing pressure from Tibetan, Chinese and Uyghur rights activists, Google has announced that it will refrain from offering a search engine in the People’s Republic of China. Over the last...

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Jun 17, 2019

East Turkestan: Concerns Over Visit by UN Counterterrorism...

UN undersecretary general for counterterrorism Vladimir Voronkov has visited China’s Xinjiang province, which has become known for its detention centres in which over one million detained Uyghurs...

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