Business, Development and Human Rights

Apr 23, 2020

Coronavirus: Lezghins Trapped By Border

The Russian-Azerbaijani border, which runs straight through Lezghin territory, remains closed until 4 May, cutting off Lezghins in Dagestan and Azerbaijan from each other. Many Azerbaijanis have been stranded by the border closure, many of whom do not have the funds to support themselves until the border reopens. 

Apr 23, 2020

Coronavirus: Lezghins Trapped By Border

The Russian-Azerbaijani border, which runs straight through Lezghin territory, remains closed until 4 May, cutting off Lezghins in Dagestan and Azerbaijan from each other. Many Azerbaijanis have been stranded...

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Apr 22, 2020

iOS found Spying on Uyghurs

Security firm Volexity discovered that a new iOS exploit was being used to spy on China’s oppressed Uyghur minority. The exploit is believed to have been deployed by the Evil Eye group, an alleged...

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Apr 21, 2020

West Papua Political Prisoners UN Appeal

Sixty three political prisoners charged with treason in Indonesia have appealed to the United Nations for immediate release. Among the prisoners are 56 West-Papuans, five Moluccans, one Indonesian...

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Apr 20, 2020

Iranian Kurdistan: the Plight of the Kolbars ...

According to a statistical report by Aso Newsagency, last week a number of Kolbars were killed by Iranian border guards in Iranian Kurdistan. The Kolbars are widely known for smuggling goods across borders,...

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Apr 15, 2020

Newsletter: West Balochistan

In the latest newsletter of the Balochistan Human Rights Group, human rights abuses against the Baloch people by the Iranian authorities are brought to light. Cases of persecution of Baloch people continue,...

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Apr 01, 2020

Coronavirus in the Pacific

Infection figures remain low for the Pacific, but they have more than doubled since last week. The WHO reports more than 120 positive cases in the Pacific, excluding Australia and New Zealand. The second...

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Mar 31, 2020

Coronavirus: Balochistan Lacks Infrastructure...

Iran is one of the most largely affected countries in the world by the spread of the coronavirus. However, the country hadn’t taken sufficiently serious movement restriction measures. As a consequence,...

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Mar 30, 2020

Unrepresented People of the U.S.A.

The UNPO is campaigning on behalf of the people of District of Columbia, Guam and the other US Territories for recognition of the millions of, mostly minority and indigenous, US Citizens denied the right...

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