Freedom of Belief and Expression

Jul 19, 2019

Sindh: Resolution Demands End to Forced Conversion of Hindu Girls

In the face of recent reports that document the widespread occurrence of forced conversions of Hindu girls in Pakistan’s Sindh province, the Sindh Assembly has now passed a resolution demanding an end to such practices and action to be taken against the individuals committing such abuses. However, despite earlier reports and bills passed by the Sindh Assembly, the Pakistani government has...

Jul 19, 2019

Sindh: Resolution Demands End to Forced Conversion...

In the face of recent reports that document the widespread occurrence of forced conversions of Hindu girls in Pakistan’s Sindh province, the Sindh Assembly has now passed a resolution demanding...

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Jul 17, 2019

Freedom of Religion of Unrepresented Peoples in...

Threats to Freedom of Religion of Unrepresented Peoples to Be Highlighted by UNPO During 2nd Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.

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Jul 17, 2019

US Official at Ministerial: Religious Persecution...

With 80% of the global population not free to practice their faith, sometimes even facing persecution for it, the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington D.C. served as an important reminder...

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Jul 16, 2019

Tibet: China Assumes Control over Choosing Dalai...

The exiled Tibetan government in India will not be allowed to choose the successor of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Chinese authorities have stated. Instead, Chinese officials claim that the selection...

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Jul 15, 2019

Crimean Tatars: New Wave of Arrests on Charges...

Russian authorities are yet again trying to discredit Crimean Tatar activists’ efforts to speak out the widespread repression by accusing them of terrorism. This strategy of intimidation and arbitrary...

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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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