Freedom of Belief and Expression

Oct 18, 2018

Protest: Put Human Rights in China on the ASEM Agenda!

On the occasion of the 12th ASEM (Asia-Europe) Summit on 18 and 19 October, the Uyghur, Tibetan and Southern Mongolian communities will hold a demonstration in Brussels, calling on EU leaders to use this meeting to voice concerns about the deteriorating human rights situation in China, in particular for ethnic and religious groups.

Oct 18, 2018

Protest: Put Human Rights in China on the ASEM...

On the occasion of the 12th ASEM (Asia-Europe) Summit on 18 and 19 October, the Uyghur, Tibetan and Southern Mongolian communities will hold a demonstration in Brussels, calling on EU leaders to use this...

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Oct 16, 2018

Madhesh: Central Coordinator of Swatantra Madhes...

Following the crackdown on the Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM) two weeks ago, the authorities have now arrested Kailash Mahato, the Central Joint Coordinator of Swatantra Madhes Gathabandhan. Mr...

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Oct 15, 2018

Open Letter Addressing Minister of Justice of...

The UNPO joins Freedom United and other organisations to send an open letter to the Minister of Justice of Mauritania, Dia Moctar Malal, ahead of the hearing of anti-slavery activist Biram Dah Abeid. The...

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Oct 11, 2018

East Turkestan: China Legally Acknowledges Existence...

Legislation has been passed in China’s so-called Xinjiang region (East Turkestan) which refers to “vocational training centres” for the region’s Muslim Uyghur population. These...

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Oct 10, 2018

Haratin: Police Brutality Breaks Out Amidst Peaceful...

On Monday, 8 October, the first session of the Mauritanian National Assembly was held. Outside of the building IRA protests were being held against the continued detention of President Biram Dah Abeid....

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Oct 08, 2018

Madhesh: Central Coordinator of the Alliance for...

Dr CK Raut, Madheshi activist and the central coordinator of the Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM), has been arrested alongside 18 other Madheshi independence activists on Sunday 7 October. The authorities...

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Oct 05, 2018

Madhesh: Many Hospitalised Due to Violence of...

On 5 October 2018, UNPO Member the Alliance for an Independent Madhesh (AIM) reports that many were wounded and others arrested by the Nepali Armed Police Force (APF). Among them, Rammanohar Yadav’s...

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Oct 05, 2018

Crimean Tatars: European People's Party (EPP)...

The largest party in the European Parliament, the EPP, has nominated Sentsov for the annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Today, 5 October 2018, is day 145 of the Ukrainian filmmaker’s hunger...

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