Nov 28, 2017

Oromo: Activist Yonatan Tesfaye gets reduced Jail Sentence

Photo Courtesy of Oromia movies Oromo activist Yonatan Tesfaye, who was convicted of terrorism charges in May 25, 2017, had his sentenced reduced by three years. The federal Supreme Court of Ethiopia decided to charge him under criminal charges, hereby overruling the first verdict he received. Tesfaye had originally been charged with terrorism due to his online activism on Facebook. His arrest occurred...

Nov 28, 2017

Oromo: Activist Yonatan Tesfaye gets reduced Jail...

Photo Courtesy of Oromia movies Oromo activist Yonatan Tesfaye, who was convicted of terrorism charges in May 25, 2017, had his sentenced reduced by three years. The federal Supreme Court of Ethiopia...

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Nov 28, 2017

Ahwaz: Human Rights Organization AHRO condemns...

Photo Courtesy of AHRO.com Due to their promotion and fostering of the Arab culture, four cultural activists of the Ahwaz community have been arrested in Iran, earlier this year. The Ahwaz community has...

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Nov 27, 2017

Mapuche: 21-Year-Old Killed over Land Right D...

Photo Courtesy of Esteban Ignacio @Flickr On 25 November 2017, during the latest operation of the Argentinian police ordered by Federal Judge Gustavo Villanueva to clear ancestral land of the Mapuche...

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Nov 27, 2017

Tibet: Chinese Players Refuse to Continue Football...

Photo Courtesy of Matt Dickman @Flickr A football match between the Chinese U-20 team and the German TSV Schott Mainz team was interrupted as the Chinese players refused to continue playing. Their refusal...

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Nov 27, 2017

East Turkestan: Thailand Reportedly Plans to Send...

Photo Courtesy of Gustavo Jeronimo @Flickr Six of a total of 19 Uyghurs have been caught escaping a Thai immigration detention center due to the center’s reportedly terrible conditions. The other...

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Nov 24, 2017

UNPO Guest Speaker in discussion by EP Human Rights...

On 22 November 2017, the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) held an Exchange of Views on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, notably in Myanmar, Bangladesh, Brazil and Chile....

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Nov 24, 2017

CHITTAGONG HILL TRACTS: Leaders Demand Unconditional...

The Parbattya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti is a political organization representing the multilingual indigenous Jumma people of the Chittagong Hill Tracts region. Although Peace Accords were signed between...

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Nov 24, 2017

Madhesh: Compensation for the Deceased of a Violent...

In the decades following the Madhesh movement, the people of the Madhesh region continue to demand the Nepalese government investigate the deaths incurred. On 23 November 2017, for the first time in 10...

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