Mar 26, 2018

Brazil Condemned to allocate 1 million dollars to Xukuru Community for Violating their Right to Collective Property

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) ordered Brazil to pay 1 million dollars to the Xukuru community for violating their right to collective property. This sum constitutes reparation for the slowness of Brazil in the process of devolution of lands to indigenous people. This landmark decision might constitute a precedent for similar cases pending before the inter-American commission of...

Mar 26, 2018

Brazil Condemned to allocate 1 million dollars...

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) ordered Brazil to pay 1 million dollars to the Xukuru community for violating their right to collective property. This sum constitutes reparation for the...

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Mar 24, 2018

Timeline: Crackdown on Anti-Slavery Movement in...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has gathered recent news and first-hand information about the current developments in Mauritania. Between 30 June and 3 July 2016, the Mauritanian...

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Mar 23, 2018

Pakistan: Government Remains Silent over Hundreds...

Amnesty International denounces the lack of reaction of Pakistani authorities despite hundreds of disappearances having been reported to them and to the United Nations (UN), for which no perpetrator has...

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Mar 22, 2018

Sindh: Politicians Decry Irregularities and Exclusion...

The Pakistan People’s Party denounced an “anti-Sindh” de-jure methodology during collection of data for the 2017 population census in Pakistan. By counting migrants in their origin provinces...

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Mar 22, 2018

Balochistan: Experts Ring Alarm Bell on Water...

Experts raise alarm over water scarcity in Balochistan where droughts and a drop in sea levels causes an alarming situation. The lack of inclusion of local voices, water mismanagement and the poor response...

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Mar 21, 2018

Tibet: Villager Detained After Protesting Chinese...

The head of the Markor village in Tibet’s Biru country has been detained after refusing to sign approval for Chinese mining operations in the area.  Locals claim that the mining activities,...

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Mar 21, 2018

Crimean Tatars: Boycotts of Russian Elections...

Although official reports suggest otherwise, many Crimean Tatars boycotted yet another Russian election on the fourth anniversary of Crimea’s illegal annexation by Russia. The assembly of the Crimean...

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Mar 20, 2018

UNPO Submits Report for Midterm Universal Periodic...

On Tuesday 20 March 2018, UNPO submitted a report on Laos to UPR Info, a non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). This report is published three years after...

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