>In view of the serious human rights violations in Western Sahara, the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) demands an expansion of the mandate of the UN mission MINURSO. MINURSO is the only neutral instance that could be able to ensure an adequate documentation of human rights violations.
On occasion of the International Day of Political Prisoners in Burma (Tuesday, April 21), the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) – along with 22 other human rights organizations from four continents and twelve countries – demanded all prisoners of conscience in the young democracy to be released.
The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) has expressed grief on the death of Günter Grass. "The oppressed minority groups – especially the ones that are not often mentioned – have lost a very important advocate," said Tilman Zülch, Secretary General of the STP, in Göttingen on Wednesday.
One year after the terrorist movement Boko Haram abducted 219 schoolgirls in Nigeria, the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) calls for new initiatives to free the victims. "For the new Nigerian government, it must be a matter of top priority to free the hostages," said Ulrich Delius, the STP's Africa-consultant in Göttingen on Monday.