Dec 14, 2017

East Turkestan: Mandatory Biometric Collection of Uyghurs in Xinjiang Province Threatens Peoples Basic Human Rights

Chinese authorities have introduced mandatory biometric data collection of Uyghurs living in the Xinjiang province. Although the program has been introduced under the guise of free healthcare,  those who try to refuse are warned that such action will be seen as political disloyalty, a direct threat to their safety.  The Human Rights Watch has denounced this action as an extreme violation...

Dec 14, 2017

East Turkestan: Mandatory Biometric Collection...

Chinese authorities have introduced mandatory biometric data collection of Uyghurs living in the Xinjiang province. Although the program has been introduced under the guise of free healthcare,  those...

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Dec 14, 2017

Ethiopia: Ethiopian Government Shuts Down Social...

On 11 of December 2017, protestors, mostly students of neighboring Universities, went out in the streets to denounce the killing of Ahimaddinnn Ahimad Asaasaa by the Liyu police, the special paramilitary...

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Dec 13, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: Solidarity for the Independence...

Photo courtesy of CNN The Islamic Republic of Iran strongly condemned the Kurdish referendum for independence in Iraq, fearing the destabilisation of the region and irredentist claims from Kurdish...

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Dec 13, 2017

UNPO at KKF Year-End Conference in Orlando, F...

All photographs courtesy of VOKK 2017 During the weekend of 9-10 December 2017, the Khmer Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF) hosted its annual year-end conference in Orlando, Florida. Special guests and...

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Dec 13, 2017

Ahwazi: Seizure of Farm Lands Destabilises the...

Iranian security forces violently suppressed ongoing demonstrations in the city of Ahwaz. In November 2017, farmers had been illegally expulsed from their lands by Etka, an organisation affiliated with...

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Dec 12, 2017

Ogoni: Infant Mortality Increases as Niger Delta...

Photo Courtesy: Sosialistisk Ungdom (SU) @flickr.com Representatives of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) have spoken out against oil conglomerate Shell and the Government of Nigeria...

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Dec 12, 2017

Nagalim: Book Launch for the Occasion of Naga...

Photo Courtesy of: The Morung Express On 10 January of every year, Naga Day will be celebrated in an effort to come together as one nation despite the arbitrary borders that divide. This book, which compiles...

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