Humanitarian Crisis

Oct 15, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Protesters Take to the Streets in Solidarity against Turkish Offensive

Over the last days, global protests took place against the Turkish military offensive in the Northeast of Syria. In Iranian Kurdistan, 400 protesters gathered at Iqbal Square in Sanandaj last Friday [11 October 2019] to express their opposition to the ethnic cleansing conducted by Turkey. Kurdish people have expressed their feeling of abandonment and betrayal by the United States and the EU, after...

Oct 15, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Protesters Take to...

Over the last days, global protests took place against the Turkish military offensive in the Northeast of Syria. In Iranian Kurdistan, 400 protesters gathered at Iqbal Square in Sanandaj last Friday [11...

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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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Aug 08, 2019

Somaliland: Hundreds of Thousands Climate Refugees...

In Somaliland, continuing droughts resulting from fast climate change have eroded the agricultural and pastoralist ways of life of many Somalilanders. As a result, many have fled their homes in rural...

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Jul 24, 2019

Sindh: International Efforts to Contain Unprecedented...

Against the background of a fast-rising HIV epidemic in Pakistan, international organisations are trying to contain the outbreak with increased efforts. In the Sindh district of Larkana the outbreak has...

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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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Jun 12, 2019

Sindh: Half of HIV Patients Still Await Treat...

After previous reports of an unprecedented outbreak of HIV in the province of Sindh in Pakistan, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a report in which it documents that more than half of the...

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Jun 07, 2019

Sindh: Worrying HIV Outbreak Hits Town in Pak...

An unprecedented number of HIV positive cases have been recorded in Ratodero (Province of Sindh) in the past few months, primarily amongst children. The disease is reported to have spread through reused...

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Feb 13, 2019

Ogoni: Widow Testifies at Trial Against Shell...

The pollution caused by Shell’s oil exploitation in Ogoniland led to mass protests by the Ogoni people. The protests were handled in a violent way by the Nigeria’s military, where several people...

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