Jun 11, 2018

Basque Country: New Outcry for Self-Determination in the Spanish State

Following the events of last October in Catalonia, voices of people demanding their right to self-determination to be respected continue to grow louder all over Spain. Last weekend, thousands of people protested in Euskal Herria in favour of the right to hold an independence referendum in the Basque Country. This new expression of the aspirations of a considerable part of the Basque society stands...

Jun 11, 2018

Basque Country: New Outcry for Self-Determination...

Following the events of last October in Catalonia, voices of people demanding their right to self-determination to be respected continue to grow louder all over Spain. Last weekend, thousands of people...

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Jun 11, 2018

UNPO Submits Report for CEDAW Review of Ethio...

On Monday 11 June 2018, UNPO submitted a report for the 72nd session of the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), during which Ethiopia will...

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Jun 08, 2018

Tibet: UN Condemns Sentence of Activist Tashi...

Mr Tashi Wangchuk has been sentenced to 5 years in prison, being accused of separatism by China while he was promoting Tibetan culture. United Nations (UN) human rights experts urge the Chinese authorities...

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Jun 08, 2018

Ambazonia: Dozens Killed by Government Forces...

Dozens of Ambazonians have been killed by government forces in the last two weeks in Cameroon’s Anglophone Northwest Region. The victims include women and children. Violence against Ambazonians has...

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Jun 07, 2018

West Papua: Freedom of Speech Denied to West ...

Yanta Awerkion, a senior official of the West Papua National Committee, is only one of the many political prisoners in West Papua. He was convicted of treason and received a sentence of 10 months in prison...

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Jun 07, 2018

The Situation of Minorities in Iraq after ISIS...

On 12 May 2018, for the first time after the defeat of ISIS and the Kurdish referendum of 2017, parliamentary elections were held in Iraq. The vote was marked by internal disjunction along sectarian lines,...

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Jun 06, 2018

Taiwan: Beijing Pressures Qantas Airline to List...

To Australia’s disappointment, Qantas stated on Monday June 4 2018 that it would comply with China’s request to list  Taiwan as Chinese territory. China has exerted similar pressure on...

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Jun 05, 2018

Ogoni : Clean-Up Procedure Criticised by MOSOP...

Ogoni heartlands have been subject to ruthless natural resource exploitation and environmental degradation.  Part of the ongoing reconciliation between the Ogoni, the Nigerian authorities and the...

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