Nov 21, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: Hunger Striker and Political Prisoners Beaten and Illegally Transferred Prisons

Photo above of Mohammed Nazari On 15 November 2017, Mohammad Nazari, Khalid Fereydouni and Omar Faghihpour were badly beaten by guards at Rajaee Shahr Prison in Karaj, west of Tehran where they were being held. They have since been moved over 400 miles away to Orumiyeh Central Prison in West Azerbaijan Province, without a court order. The three political prisoners are serving life sentences, which...

Nov 21, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: Hunger Striker and Political...

Photo above of Mohammed Nazari On 15 November 2017, Mohammad Nazari, Khalid Fereydouni and Omar Faghihpour were badly beaten by guards at Rajaee Shahr Prison in Karaj, west of Tehran where they were being...

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Nov 21, 2017

Balochistan: Pakistani Minister Declares ‘Genocide’...

On 19 November 2017, Pakistani Home Office Minister, Sarfaraz Bugti, declared that ‘full scale genocide’ against Baloch resistance groups is the only solution to establish ‘long-lasting’...

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Nov 20, 2017

UNPO Announces Launch of Council of Iranian Democrats...

The  first conference of the Democracy Council of Iran (DCI) was held on 18 November 2017 in Cologne, Germany. It was a unique and historical moment where 10 political parties representing different...

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Nov 20, 2017

Gilgit-Baltistan: Protests Erupt Over Unjust Taxation...

Photo courtesy of CafeCredit.com The people of Gilgit-Baltistan have taken their frustration over imposed taxation from the Pakistani government to the streets. As an occupied territory, Gilgit-Baltistan...

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Nov 17, 2017

Somaliland: EOM Calls on All Parties to Maintain...

On 17 November 2017, the International Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Somaliland’s presidential election have released a press statement following worrying developments of violent riots in...

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Nov 17, 2017

Balochistan: Activist Mehran Marri and Family...

Photo Courtesy of ANI Balochi activist Mehran Marri and his family were detained at Zurich airport on 16 November 2017, while on their way to attend a Baloch unity event in Geneva. On his twitter, Marri...

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Nov 17, 2017

Kosovo: UK, USA and France Call For Kosovo’s...

During a Security Council session on 14 November 2017, representatives from Russia and China spoke in favour of continuing the United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), while those from the United Kingdom,...

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Nov 16, 2017

Somaliland: International Observers Applaud Successful...

On 13 November 2017, Somaliland held its third presidential election whose electoral procedures were observed by an international election observation mission. The international observers, including representatives...

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