Publication: United Nations and Peoples Organisation

First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

UNPO General Secretary Speaks at Annual Ogaden Diaspora Conference

On the occasion of the 19th Annual Ogaden Diaspora Conference, UNPO General Secretary, Mr. Marino Busdachin, delivered a speech on the deplorable situation in Ogaden. The conference, taking place on 12-13 September 2014 in London, was organized by Ogaden ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

UNPO Appeals MEPs to Sign Letter for Urgent Action Against Slavery Case

As part of the international campaign for the abolition of slavery, the Unrepresented Peoples and Nations Organization is inviting Members of the European Parliament to sign a letter concerning a case of slavery and statutory rape involving a teenage ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Moro: President of Philippines Pushes for Autonomous Muslim Region

The President of the Philippines submitted a draft on Wednesday [10 September 2014] for a law that would give the Muslim minority groups in the southern parts of the country increased autonomy. The draft is a milestone in the process of stabilizing the ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Iraqi Turkmen: Turkmen Frustrated over Iraqi Ministerial Allocation

The Iraqi Turkmen Front voiced their dissatisfaction with the distribution of ministers in the new Iraqi Government. The Iraqi Turkmen received a single seat despite being the third largest ethnic group in the country, constituting approximately ten percent ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

East Turkestan: Uyghur American Association Remembers 9/11

Photo: Brendan Loy @flickrThe Uyghur American Association (UAA) released a statement on 10 September expressing its sympathies to the families of victims of the September 11 2001 terror attacks. The UAA condemned such atrocious acts of violence and reminded ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Iraqi Kurds: Syrian Refugee in Iraq Help to Feed Iraqi IDP’s

[embedded content]A video published by the UN Agency for Refugees (UNHCR) tells the story of Shareef, a refugee from Syria who fled to Iraq to escape the violence in his home country. In the past year, he and his family have recovered to some extent and ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Iraqi Kurds, Refugees
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Right to Decide in the 21st Century

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN -  CLICK HEREBrussels, 10 September 2014Current secessionist movements – be they nations, ethnic, cultural and religious groups – all demand that their basic human rights be fulfilled and acknowledged. They seek justice and equality ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Tibet: Transportation or Colonization: Chinese Railroad May Threaten Tibetan Culture

A railroad opened in 2006 connecting China to Tibet has increasingly brought the region closer to China.  Tibet has a long history of relative isolation and has been difficult for Chinese authorities to control due to impenetrable mountain ranges present ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Hungarian Minority in Romania: Parliamentary Speaker Meets Ethnic Hungarian Leaders in Budapest

The Hungarian House speaker met representatives of ethnic Hungarians in Romania to discuss issues related to their aspirations for autonomy and the current political situation in the country in terms of Hungary possibly playing a more active role in these ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Somaliland: Advanced Technology in Trial to Crack Down on Duplicate Registrations

A new iris-based biometric system is being tried by Somaliland’s electoral commission in the hope that it will crack down on electoral fraud and duplicate registrations. This new system, if fully implemented, would furnish Somaliland with one of the most ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

A Scottish YES: the Key to Success for the Concept of Self-Determination?

In just over a week, the Scottish people will vote Yes or No to the creation of a new sovereign European state, with polls showing for the first time this year that supporters of independence have taken the lead over those who favour remaining a part ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

UNPO Observes Early Presidential Elections in Abkhazia

Raul Khajimba, president elect of Abkhazia (Photo: Twitter via the Baltic Times)29 August 2014 -  Following an invitation from the authorities of the Republic of Abkhazia to observe the 24 August 2014 early presidential elections, the Unrepresented Nations ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Aug 29 2014]

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...  Five people were shot and killed or seriously injured in June and July of this year alone including Muslim cleric Sheikh Abdirashid Mohamed "Jelani,  Abdirashid Geel Qaad and Deek Mohammed Ahmed, who was Jelani's brother, Abdirashid Ali Bashir, Khathar Ismail and Mohammed Hassan Abdi. The killing of suspected ONLF members in Kenya has been ongoing since 2011 and the Ethiopian government and security forces are heavily suspected to be behind it.  The targeting of Ogaden refugees and the Ogaden diaspora is particularly heinous."
"Only one seat was allowed for a Turkmen minister in the new cabinet. The Turkmen people of Iraq were once again disregarded during the formation of the government" claimed Salihi
...Abuza said. At the same time, the Philippine government "has a track record of signing accords, getting rebels to lay down their arms, and then never really implementing what they agreed to."
"Hashim Thaci has in mind a mutual recognition of Serbia and Kosovo. Serbia will not sign that agreement" Dačić said

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UNPO Appeals MEPs to Sign Letter for Urgent Act... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 12 2014]
Iraqi Turkmen: Turkmen Frustrated over Iraqi Mi... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 11 2014]
Moro: President of Philippines Pushes for Auton... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 11 2014]
East Turkestan: Uyghur American Association Rem... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 11 2014]
Iraqi Kurds: Syrian Refugee in Iraq Help to Fee... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 10 2014]
The Right to Decide in the 21st Century [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 10 2014]
Somaliland: Advanced Technology in Trial to Cra... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 10 2014]
Hungarian Minority in Romania: Parliamentary Sp... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 10 2014]
Tibet: Transportation or Colonization: Chinese ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 10 2014]
A Scottish YES: the Key to Success for the Conc... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 09 2014]
Chin: Villagers Arrested and Tortured by the Go... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 08 2014]
Tibet: Dalai Lama Denounces China’s Hard-line P... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 08 2014]
Balochistan: Children of Asylum Seekers Targete... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 05 2014]
Kosova: Serbia Plans To Not Sign Peace Agreement [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 04 2014]
Crimean Tatars: New Textbooks Reflect Political... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 03 2014]
Chittagong Hill Tracts: Bangladesh Must Protect... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 03 2014]
UNPO to Partake in 4th New World Summit “Statel... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 03 2014]
When Secrecy Allows Atrocity: UNPO Launches Rep... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 01 2014]
UNPO and Indigenous People Will Celebrate 522 y... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Sep 01 2014]
UNPO Observes Early Presidential Elections in A... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Aug 29 2014]
Kosova: Recognition Necessary for Serbian EU Me... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Aug 29 2014]
East Turkestan: Uyghur Executions Condemned [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Aug 29 2014]
Acheh: Indonesia Under Fire for Rights Abuses [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Aug 29 2014]
Abkhazia: Foreign Affairs Minister Meets UNPO [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Aug 29 2014]
Tibet: Tibetan Monk Kept in Prison for Unknown ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Aug 28 2014]
West Papua: New Law Could Affect Activists [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Aug 28 2014]
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Nagalim: Mass Rallies to Put Pressure on Indian... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Aug 26 2014]
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