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Mar 15, 2019

Gilgit-Baltistan: Activists Deplore Misuse of Anti-terrorism Act in the Region

Recently Wajahat Hasan Mirza, a UNPO Member and activist from Gilgit-Baltistan, openly blamed the authorities in Islamabad for targeting political activists in the name of the fight against terrorism. Heavy political restrictions prevent people from Gilgit-Baltistan from raising their voices.  

Mar 15, 2019

Gilgit-Baltistan: Activists Deplore Misuse of...

Recently Wajahat Hasan Mirza, a UNPO Member and activist from Gilgit-Baltistan, openly blamed the authorities in Islamabad for targeting political activists in the name of the fight against terrorism....

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Feb 15, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Three Activists Detained on Feeble...

On Wednesday, 14 February, Russian authorities detained and searched the homes of three Crimean Tatar activists. The incident happened in the Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine. Rustem Emiruseyinov, Eskender...

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Feb 08, 2019

Iran: Amnesty International Calls 2018 “Year...

Recently Iran authorities have intensified their crackdown on journalists, women and minorities such as the Ahwazi Arabs. These observations led Amnesty International to refer to 2018 as the “Year...

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Feb 05, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Blogger Transferred to High Security...

Nariman Memedeminov, a Crimean Tatar blogger, was moved to a cell with increased security level in Crimea due to his alleged studying and spread of extremist ideology. Detained since 22 March 2018 for...

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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 22, 2019

Hmong: Refugees Find Solidarity among Catholic...

Having lived in poor conditions for years and having lost their houses and lands after a flood destroyed their village in Vietnam’s Lai Chau province, Hmong refugees in Vietnam are welcomed by a...

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Jan 18, 2019

Tibet: On March 28 This Year Will Mark the 60th...

This year Beijing will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the complete “liberation” of Tibet, while the Tibetans will mourn the lost of their beloved country. In March 1959, the Dalai Lama and...

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