Feb 13, 2018

Bellah People: Recognition of Minorities in Mali Crucial to Rebuild Society

The Bellah people are one of the largest and most vulnerable communities in Mali and suffer from violence, discrimination and a systematic exclusion from decision-making process by the central government. Even after the Algier Accord, where the Bellah people were given no room in the negotiations, national reconciliation processes fail at including minorities. The opportunity to integrate non-violent...

Feb 13, 2018

Bellah People: Recognition of Minorities in Mali...

The Bellah people are one of the largest and most vulnerable communities in Mali and suffer from violence, discrimination and a systematic exclusion from decision-making process by the central government....

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Feb 13, 2018

Tibet: Mercedes-Benz Bows to Chinese Pressure...

Mercedes-Benz issued a public apology, responding to Chinese authorities’ reaction about the use of a Dalai Lama quote in one of their advertisement campaign. The International Campaign for Tibet...

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Feb 12, 2018

UNPO Expresses Deep Sadness at the Passing of...

Photo Courtesy of UN Geneva @ Flickr On Sunday 11 February 2018, Asma Jahangir, a leading figure in human rights and a defender of democracy and the rule of law in Pakistan, passed away in Lahore aged...

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Feb 12, 2018

Somaliland: Ministry Adopts New Legislation in...

Photo Courtesy of  Wikimedia Commons On Wednesday, 7 February 2018, Somaliland’s Ministry of Religious Affairs passed a religious edict against the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM),...

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Feb 12, 2018

Iran: Environmental Activist Commits Suicide While...

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Feb 10, 2018

UNPO Celebrates its 27th Year as Champion for...

27 years ago, a group of representatives from 15 nations and peoples gathered in the Peace Palace in The Hague, with a single aim: to create a platform for the unrepresented. The group was formed of delegates...

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Feb 09, 2018

Basque Country: Politicians Debate Inclusion of...

On 7 February 2018, Basque political parties came together to discuss reforms to the 1979 Statute that regulates the region’s political organisation and relations with Madrid. The ruling party, Basque...

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Feb 09, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Indigenous Peoples Prime Targets...

Advisor to the Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis, Arsen Zhumadilov, appeared on UATV to discuss the gross human rights violations committed by Russian authorities in the annexed Crimean Penisula target...

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