Sep 26, 2022

Haratin : IRA-Mauritania Activists Imprisoned as Government Reneges on Pledges for Democratization

Five activists of the Resurgence of an Initiative for the Abolitionist Movement in Mauritania, or IRA-M, have been detained by the Mauritanian government on September 21st, 2022, in Nouakchott. The five were working for the Re-foundation and Global Action political wing of the NGO headed by one-time presidential candidate Biram Dah Abeid, who has campaigned for Haratin rights and democratization in...

Sep 26, 2022

Haratin : IRA-Mauritania Activists Imprisoned...

Five activists of the Resurgence of an Initiative for the Abolitionist Movement in Mauritania, or IRA-M, have been detained by the Mauritanian government on September 21st, 2022, in Nouakchott. The five...

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Sep 22, 2022

Russia Sentences Crimean Tatar Representative...

The Russian Federation has sentenced Crimean Tatar Representative Nariman Dzhelyal to 17 years in prison for alleged sabotage. Dzhelyal is the vice-president of the Mejlis, the Crimean Tatar legislative...

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Sep 16, 2022

UNPO Co-signed Open Letter on Vietnam UN Human...

Re: The Genuine Concerns for Vietnam’s UN Human Rights Council Candidacy & Suggested Steps to Show Good Faith Commitment to Fundamental Freedoms for All

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Sep 01, 2022

Uyghur Genocide : UN Publish Report on Situation...

Ms. Michelle Bachelet published on Wednesday 31 August the long-awaited report about the situation of Human Rights in Xinjiang/East Turkestan. The report concluds that serious human rights violations against...

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Aug 31, 2022

Catalonia : UN Human Rights Committee Says That...

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has found that the Spanish government and judiciary violated the political rights of the leaders of the Catalan self-determination movement following the referendum...

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Aug 29, 2022

Zambesia: UNPO condemns oil and gas company ReconAfrica's...

The Canadian-based oil and gas company Reconnaissance Energy Africa, also known through its subsidiary ReconAfrica, has come under scrutiny since their 2020 announcement of drilling explorations in the...

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Aug 23, 2022

Iran: UNPO welcomes the UN Special Rapporteur...

On 23 August 2022, the UN Special Rapporteur on Iran released a new key report on the ‘situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran’. Within this report, Mr. Javaid Rehman raises...

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Aug 17, 2022

Chittagong Hill Tracts : The UN calls on the Government...

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michael Bachelet concluded her official visit to Bangladesh on 17 August 2022 in Dhaka. During the press conference that followed the visit, Ms. Bachelet underlined...

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