Business, Development and Human Rights

May 26, 2020

MEPs and Experts Discuss EU's Business and Human Rights Relations with China and Pakistan

On 22 May 2020, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) held a webinar to introduce its latest report A Tale of Three Ports - The Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on Unrepresented Peoples in Pakistan and China. While Brussels still lacks a consistent policy vis-à-vis the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), there is ample evidence...

May 26, 2020

MEPs and Experts Discuss EU's Business and...

On 22 May 2020, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) held a webinar to introduce its latest report A Tale of Three Ports - The Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on Unrepresented...

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May 24, 2020

East Turkestan: Uyghurs in Turkey fearful of China's...

Displaced Uyghurs in Turkey are becoming more fearful of growing Chinese influence over Turkey due to financial agreements between the two countries, even though Turkey has become a safe haven for Uyghurs...

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May 22, 2020

BRI: Pakistan Banning China-Critical Voices

The Pakistani government has recently banned a political party that has voiced criticism over China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The initiative has brought massive Chinese investment into Pakistan...

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May 20, 2020

Tibet: UN Urges China to elease HR Defender

Experts at the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights of the UN (OHCHR) have condemned China for its imprisonment of A-Nya Sengdra, a Tibetan human rights defender, which are part of a wider...

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May 15, 2020

East Turkestan: US Senate approves Uyghur HR ...

On 14 May the US Senate approved a bill titled ‘Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020’ which condemns the Chinese Communist Party for forcibly detaining more than 2 million ethnic Muslims...

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May 15, 2020

Khmer Krom: Vietnamese Police Attack Farmers

Vietnamese police attacked Khmer Krom farmers last week to prevent them from working on farmland in the southern Mekong Delta. Witnesses claimed that 10 farmers where injured due to excessive police violence,...

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May 13, 2020

East Turkestan: US Senate Moves to Sanction China...

The US Senate is planning to bring forward legislation that would impose sanctions on Chinese officials over human rights abuses against the Uyghur minority in China’s Xinjiang region. Senate leaders...

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May 11, 2020

Crimean Tatars: Community Over-represented in...

Despite constituting only 11% of the population on the Crimean peninsula, Crimean Tatars are significantly over-represented in arrest and imprisonment figures in Russian-occupied Crimea. According to some...

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