Sep 13, 2017

Haratin: US Anti-Slavery Activists Denied Entry to Mauritania

Photo Courtesy of MenaFN   Mauritanian authorities refused to grant visas to a group of twelve American anti-slavery activists at their arrival in Nouakchott on Sunday, 10 September 2017. The human rights defenders were representatives of the American Abolition Institute and Rainbow/PUSH organization. Mauritanian officials claimed that the programme of the activists was in opposition to national...

Sep 13, 2017

Haratin: US Anti-Slavery Activists Denied Entry...

Photo Courtesy of MenaFN   Mauritanian authorities refused to grant visas to a group of twelve American anti-slavery activists at their arrival in Nouakchott on Sunday, 10 September 2017. The human...

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Sep 13, 2017

Taiwan: Taipei Urges UN to Promote Country’s...

Photo Courtesy of Focus Taiwan   Taipei has called on the United Nations to include Taiwan in international discussions, meetings and conferences. Deputy Foreign Minister Paul Chang urged the organization...

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Sep 12, 2017

Crimean Tatars: Community Leader Sentenced to...

Photo courtesy of KHPG On Monday 11 September 2017, Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz was sentenced to eight years in prison. Akthem Chiygoz had been one of the leading voices against the annexation...

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Sep 12, 2017

Brazil: Massacre Highlights Increasing Threat...

Photo Courtesy of Eduardo Fonseca Arraes @Flickr.com The recent massacre of ten members of an uncontacted Amazonian tribe in Brazil constitutes another example of the failure of the Brazilian...

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Sep 11, 2017

Ogaden: ONLF in a Stranglehold: In Between Security...

Photo courtesy of Horn Observer On 23 August 2017, Mr Abdikarin Sheikh Muse, an executive committee member of ONLF, was arrested by Somali forces  while he was accompanying his young niece to Mogadishu,...

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Sep 11, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: Crackdown on Peaceful Demonstrators...

Photo courtesy of Kurdistan Human Rights Network On 4 September 2017, two male smugglers were shot by Iranian forces and demonstrations in solidarity of the two kolber workers arose among shop keepers...

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Sep 08, 2017

Balochistan: Human Rights Organisation Claims...

The Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) has claimed that so far this year, August has been the month rifest in human right violations. In the month of August alone, 91 people were judicially executed,...

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Sep 07, 2017

UNPO and WBO Celebrate Balochi Culture in London...

On 2 September 2017, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) in collaboration with the World Baloch Organisation (WBO) convened a large-scale cultural event, entitled the “Baloch...

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