Nov 20, 2017

UNPO Announces Launch of Council of Iranian Democrats (CID)

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 Iranian national communities joined together with the ambition to create a comprehensive and united coalition that will aim to guarantee national minorities' rights, while maintaining territorial...

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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Nov 16, 2017

Critical Role of Indigenous Groups in Addressing...

On 15 November 2017, during the United Nations Bonn Climate Change Conference, states representatives met to focus on the climate goals set in the 2015 Paris Accords.  For the first time, there was...

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Nov 16, 2017

UNPO Roundly Condemns Detention of Thirty Members...

Around 30 relatives of Uyghur leader and prominent human rights activist Rebiya Kadeer have been arbitrarily detained by Chinese authorities in East Turkestan, soon after her participation in the launch...

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