Jul 04, 2017

Ahwazi: Tehran’s Oil and Agriculture Industry Devastates Environment in Al Ahwaz Region

Photo Courtesy of AFP Ahwazis suffer from the environmental degradation of their ancestral lands. Since the occupation of Al Ahwazi by Shah of Iran Reza Khan in 1925, Tehran has turned the fertile lands of the Ahwazi Arabs into a desert due to oil extraction and sugar cane production in the region. Roughly 40 percent of the gas extracted alongside oil in the province, which could be used as an energy...

Jul 04, 2017

Ahwazi: Tehran’s Oil and Agriculture Industry...

Photo Courtesy of AFP Ahwazis suffer from the environmental degradation of their ancestral lands. Since the occupation of Al Ahwazi by Shah of Iran Reza Khan in 1925, Tehran has turned the fertile lands...

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Jul 04, 2017

Brazil: Indigenous Lands Integrated in Google’s...

Photo Courtesy of Carrie Gong@Flickr On 2 July 2017, Google announced the integration of Brazil’s indigenous territories into Google Maps and Earth. In collaboration with FUNAI, Brazil's National...

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Jul 03, 2017

UNPO XIII General Assembly

  Last week [26-28 June], the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO) held its XIII General Assembly in Edinburgh, Scotland. The UNPO’s General Assembly takes place every ...

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Jul 03, 2017

Report of the General Secretary to the 13th UNPO...

During UNPO's XIII General Assembly, which took place at the end of June 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland, the Report of the General Secretary was presented and disseminated to the congregation of UNPO...

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Jul 03, 2017

Newsletter June 2017

  In June 2017, the Members of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) gathered in Edinburgh, Scotland, for the organisation's XIII General Assembly.  Representatives of 25...

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Jul 03, 2017

Somaliland: The Heartbreaking Story of Children...

Photo courtesy of Sally Sara @ ABC News In this powerful article, Sally Sara, correspondent for the ABC News Australia, describes the heartbreaking suffering of children from Somaliland, who die...

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Jul 03, 2017

East Turkestan: Liu Xiaobo Not Allowed to Leave...

Photo courtesy of BBC/Reuters Liu Xiaobo, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his “long and nonviolent struggle for fundamental human rights in China”, has not been allowed...

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