Nov 09, 2017

Ahwazi: UNPO and AHRO Roundly Condemn Assassination of Political Activist Ahmad Neisi in The Hague

Photo courtesy of Ahwaz Human Rights Organization On 8 November 2017, Ahwazi-Arab political activist, Mr. Ahmad Mola Neisi was assassinated in front of his home in The Hague, Netherlands. The Iranian Government has killed more than 300 members of the Iranian opposition in Europe over the last 40 years and since the coming into being of the Islamic Republic of Iran. UNPO, together with the Ahwazi Human...

Nov 09, 2017

Ahwazi: UNPO and AHRO Roundly Condemn Assassination...

Photo courtesy of Ahwaz Human Rights Organization On 8 November 2017, Ahwazi-Arab political activist, Mr. Ahmad Mola Neisi was assassinated in front of his home in The Hague, Netherlands. The Iranian...

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Nov 09, 2017

UNPO Condemns China’s Cyber Attack on City of...

Photo courtesy of World Uyghur Congress In 2014, Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti was unlawfully sentenced to life imprisonment by China for his research efforts which exposed the many economic and social challenges...

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Nov 09, 2017

Brazil: Report Shows Continuing Deterioration...

Photo courtesy of CIMI On 5 October 2017 the Indigenous Missionary Council (CIMI) published their report on Violence against Indigenous Peoples in Brazil recorded in 2016. The report signals a...

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Nov 08, 2017

Ahwazi: Students Shamed for Speaking Arabic in...

Photo courtesy of Richard Lee  There have been multiple cases of students being openly humiliated for speaking in their native language Arabic, as teachers forbid the use of the language inside Iranian...

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Nov 08, 2017

Batwa: Radio Station Gives Hope and a New Perspective...

Photo courtesy of Brian Harries A radio station in Mbandaka, a provincial town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo trains young Batwa to become youth reporters. The radio show aims to bring attention...

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Nov 07, 2017

Somaliland: International Observers Arrive to...

Photo Courtesy of Teresa Krug @ Flickr Somaliland is preparing for its third independent presidential election and in preparation for this has invited over 60 international election observers, including...

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Nov 07, 2017

Balochistan: Pakistani Government Pressures TfL...

Photo Courtesy of World Baloch Organisation Transport for London (TfL) has pulled an advertising campaign run by the World Baloch Organisation (WBO) on black cabs that read “Free Balochistan”....

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Nov 06, 2017

Ahwazi: Village Reclaims Ancestral Land

Decades after the 1990s, during which the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) confiscated 400 hectares of land from the village of Thadaeen, Al-Ahwaz, the social and economic situation in the area is still...

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