Apr 06, 2018

Balochistan: Pakistani Forces Abduct a Baloch Poet and Teacher, Two Students Still Missing

Pakistani forces have abducted school teacher and local Imam Maulana Abdul Razzak on Thursday 5 April 2018. This abduction follows the recent disappearance of Baloch poet Amanat Hasrat on Tuesday 3 April 2018. These two abductions in the span of two days are symptomatic of the tense climate in the Balochistan region and the impunity of the Pakistani authorities. Meanwhile, there is still no information...

Apr 06, 2018

Balochistan: Pakistani Forces Abduct a Baloch...

Pakistani forces have abducted school teacher and local Imam Maulana Abdul Razzak on Thursday 5 April 2018. This abduction follows the recent disappearance of Baloch poet Amanat Hasrat on Tuesday 3 April...

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Apr 06, 2018

East Turkestan: US Senator Marco Rubio calls For...

In a letter sent on Tuesday 3 April 2018, United States (US) Senator and former Republican candidate for the 2016 Presidential Elections Marco Rubio and US Representative Chris Smith urge the American...

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Apr 05, 2018

Oromo: Second State of Emergency As Pretext To...

After a first state of emergency activated by the Ethiopian government that led to the killing, imprisoning and torturing of thousands of Oromo protesters, the authorities announced a new one on 2 March...

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Apr 05, 2018

Ahwazi Arabs: Several Die in Arson Attack On Café...

UNPO expresses its condolences as 13 Ahwazi Arabs died and 14 were injured in a fire in café Nawares, known as a meeting spot for Ahwazi Arab activists and intellectuals, on 3 April 2018. Locals...

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Apr 04, 2018

Balochistan: Hazara Protest in Quetta Following...

Starting on Sunday, 1 April 2018, hundreds of Hazaras, a Shia ethnic minority in Pakistan, gathered to join a sit-in protest against the persecution they face. The protests take place in Balochistan’s...

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Apr 04, 2018

Batwa: Student Committed to Use Her Education...

21-year old student Scola Tumwebaze is pushing for the emancipation of the Batwa community and other ethnic minorities in Uganda.  A Mutwa herself, Tumwebaze frequently feels discriminated and humiliated...

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Apr 04, 2018

New UPR Report Gives Damning Indictment on Chinese...

On 28 March 2018, the Tibet Bureau submitted a report to the United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR) in the framework of the 31st Universal Periodic Review of the People’s Republic of China (PRC)...

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Apr 03, 2018

Achehnese Activists Hold Peaceful Demonstration...

On 26 March 2018, the Acheh Sumatra National Liberation Front (ASNLF), a UNPO Member, successfully held a peaceful demonstration in The Hague, the Netherlands to commemorate the 145th anniversary...

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