Dec 05, 2017

Crimean Tatars: Imprisoned Activist Named Ukraine’s “Volunteer of the Year”

Crimean activist Marlen (Suleyman) Asanov has been awarded the title of Ukraine’s Volunteer of the Year. Prior to the Russian illegal annexation of Crimea, Marlen Asanov had been a teacher of Crimean language and literature. However, since Crimea fell under Russian occupation, he has worked to provide assistance to political prisoners and their families. Today, Marlen Asanov remains imprisoned...

Dec 05, 2017

Crimean Tatars: Imprisoned Activist Named Ukraine’s...

Crimean activist Marlen (Suleyman) Asanov has been awarded the title of Ukraine’s Volunteer of the Year. Prior to the Russian illegal annexation of Crimea, Marlen Asanov had been a teacher of Crimean...

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Dec 05, 2017

Hmong: Hmong People Under Threat

The Hmong minority living in the Laotian jungle continues to face grave threats by the State’s military forces. Today, despite international criticism, several communities continue to be surrounded...

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Dec 04, 2017

Corsica: Territorial Elections Demonstrate Strong...

Photo courtesy of : The Local On 1 January 2018, Corsica will experience its fourth change of legal status since 1982. On Sunday 3 December 2017, Corsicans voted in majority for the nationalist list Pè...

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Dec 04, 2017

Forum on Minority Issues Side-Event: Paving the...

On 1 December 2017, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) organised a side-event to the 10th session of the Forum on Minority Issues held in Geneva, Switzerland. This conference, entitled...

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Dec 04, 2017

Somaliland: Diseases Do Not Regard Political Borders...

The instrumentalisation of the access to health services happens quite often in conflicts. Whilst international aid is supposed to be neutral and apolitical, it is caught into a paradox. The World Health...

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Dec 02, 2017

Chittagong Hill Tracts: PCJSS Statement on 20th...

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the unimplemented Peace Accord, the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) released a general call to raise awareness on the ongoing situation in the...

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Dec 01, 2017

20 Years of Illusions: 20th Anniversary of the...

On 2 December 2017, the UNPO commemorates the 20th Anniversary of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Peace Accord. The CHT Accord of 1997 concluded between the Government of Bangladesh and Parbatya Chattagram...

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Dec 01, 2017

Chittagong Hill Tracts: PCJSS President Brings...

Photo Courtesy of The Daily Star On 29 November 2017, Jyotirindra Bodhipriya Larma has claimed that crucial aspects of the Chittagong Hill Tracts peace accord have still not been implemented. On the occasion...

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