Humanitarian Crisis

Jun 12, 2019

Sindh: Half of HIV Patients Still Await Treatment

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 diagnosed people, out of which more than 80 per cent are children, remain without treatment. Moreover, as Pakistan lacks the number of medication required to treat all of the affected, the HIV outbreak...

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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Feb 12, 2019

East Turkestan: Families of Detainees Call for...

On 10 February, Chinese authorities released a video supposedly proving the well-being of the Uyghur musician Abdurehim Heyit. Whilst the release of the video of Mr Heyit’s confession was released...

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Jan 31, 2019

West Papua: UNHCHR Workers Allowed in Indones...

As violence in West Papua continues, Indonesia has agreed to allow the UN Office of the Human Rights commissioner to enter the region. In light of the military crackdown launched by Indonesia, the situation...

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Jan 25, 2019

Taiwan/ Tibet: Taiwan Civic Group Commemorates...

On wednesday January 23rd, also recognized in Taiwan as World Freedom Day, a cycling event was organized in order to commemorate the 60th anniversary of resistance against China. In 1959, the Communist...

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Jan 24, 2019

UNPO and CWHP Submit Report to UNSR on Extreme...

On 24 January 2019, the UNPO and Member organisation the Congress of World Hmong People (CWHP) submitted a joint report to the United Nations Special Rapporteur (UNSR) on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights...

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Jan 21, 2019

Alongside Other NGOs, UNPO Urges the EU to Postpone...

Following the Vietnamese Government's failure to improve its human rights issues, UNPO, alongside other human rights advocacy groups and NGOs, wrote a letter to urge the EU to postpone vote on the Vietnam...

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