Mar 14, 2014

Iranian Kurdistan: Increase In Executions Of Kurds Since Rouhani's Election

Since President Rouhani’s election in June 2013, there has been a rise in the rate of executions: 198 people have been hanged in 2014 only. This number includes Kurdish political prisoners, who are systematically tortured, given death sentences or long prison terms for ‘waging war on God’. The exact number of Kurdish political prisoners is unknown.

Mar 14, 2014

Iranian Kurdistan: Increase In Executions Of Kurds...

Since President Rouhani’s election in June 2013, there has been a rise in the rate of executions: 198 people have been hanged in 2014 only. This number includes Kurdish political prisoners, who are...

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Mar 14, 2014

East Turkestan: Increased Deportation Of Uyghurs...

Chinese authorities are deporting large numbers of ethnic minority Uyghurs back to East Turkestan from the south-western Chinese province of Yunnan. The same is happening in other Chinese cities. There...

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Mar 14, 2014

West Papua: At Least 76 Political Prisoners Reports...

A new report by the online platform ‘Papuans Behind Bars’ reveals that there are at least 76 political prisoners in West Papuan jails. A least 22 of the prisoners were arrested during...

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Mar 14, 2014

Mapuche: Chilean Governer Apologizes For Land...

The newly-appointed governer of Araucanía (Chile) Francisco Huenchumilla asked the Mapuche people for forgiveness for over a century of oppression, neglect and land seizure. Araucanía has...

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Mar 14, 2014

UNPO Conference on Balochistan at the UN in Geneva:...

With the aim of informing the public and exploring recent and future developments for Balochistan, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization, in cooperation with the Balochistan House and the...

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Mar 13, 2014

UNPO And IRA-Mauritania Call For The Release Of...

Picture@H Robertson Photography   UNPO and IRA-Mauritania Call on the European Parliament to Urge the Mauritanian Government to Release Human Rights Defender Cheikh ould Vall

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Mar 13, 2014

Iraqi Kurdistan: New Refugee Influx Due To National...

Photo@EU ECHO Iraqi Kurdistan has become refuge for hundreds of thousands of Syrian Kurds and Iraqis fleeing fighting in the western region of country. The UN has refurbished a former camp for Syrian...

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Mar 13, 2014

Tibet: Dalai Lama Meets President Of EU’s Economic...

Photo@Rickz Henri Malosse, President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), has met and held talks with the Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, in Dharamsala, India, the European...

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