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Iran: Outbreak of communicable diseases claim the lives of Ahwazi Arab prisoners

Iran: Extreme poverty causes rise in suicide rates among Ahwazi Arabs

Iran: Enforced addiction to narcotics kills thousands of Ahwazi Arabs

Ukraine: Report on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Manu Project: Building a 21st century queer totem for Auckland Pride

DRC: Les Populations Autochtones Pygmees Faces Au Processus Electoral En RD Congo

Nepal: Indigenous languages on the verge of extinction

Nepal: How to save indigenous tongues from extinction

Nepal: Muslims still being punished for 2004 hostage massacre

Iran: Ethnic cleansing and oppression practices of Iranian regime against Ahwazi Arab villages

Sri Lanka: Who is responsible for attacks on innocent Muslims in Aluthgama Town?

Iraq: Ezidies after escaping from mass killing, rape and dying from dehydration

Sri Lanka: The Forgotten People: 24 years of Forcible Eviction of Northern Muslims

Africa/USA: Future "Big Africas"

Iran: Ahwazi Arabs forced to drink contaminated water amidst government river diversions

SWM 2014: Drawing the line between hate speech and freedom of expression in Canada

USA/Africa: A Farewell To Elombe Brath

USA: An Affirmation Poem Written For Minorities

Nepal: Indigenous people - still a long way to go

SWM 2014: Using radio as a tool for peace in Burundi

Philippines: Indigenous women express support for Andrea Rosal

Nepal: VIDEO - The exclusion of indigenous people in political decisionmaking

SWM 2014: Using the internet to pre-empt hate speech in Kyrgyzstan

España: La exclusión de la comunidad gitana es 'alarmante y empeora con rapidez'

SWM 2014: The disturbing rise of hate speech against Koreans in Japan

SWM 2014: Addressing the vulnerability of South Africa’s migrant communities

SWM 2014: The dangers of living as an undocumented migrant in Morocco

Bangladesh: Hindus under threat

SWM 2014: Using street theatre to tackle discrimination in the Dominican Republic

Cambodia: Lao minority fight to retain their language

Uganda: Local rights organisation deeply concerned about tension between Batwa and Bakiga and calls for immediate investigations of incidents of arson

Nepal: Indigenous locals demand that development projects respect their rights

SWM 2014: Hate speech and Saudi Arabia’s Shi’a minority

Nepal: Indigenous women want recognition and equality

DRC: Congolese journalists learn to report on indigenous groups

Bangladesh: Education on human rights for minority groups

SWM 2014: Countering racism in South American football

Kenya: Preparing for REDD in the Embobut Forest and forcing Sengwer People “into extinction”

SWM 2014: Kenya/Tanzania - Defending land rights in the face of hate speech

SWM 2014: The role of civil society in countering hate speech in Burma

SWM 2014: Taking steps to promote peace and reconciliation in West Africa

SWM 2014: Video report - Annual survey warns of severe consequences of ignoring global hate crime towards minorities and indigenous peoples

Nepal: Indigenous youth need support

SWM 2014: Legislating against and countering hate speech in East Africa

Nepal: Is REDD+ indigenous-friendly?

Zimbabwe: Mthwakazi leaders' rights abused

SWM 2014: The impact of violence on communities in Boma Sub-County, South Sudan

SWM 2014: Rising hostility against Bulgaria’s refugee population

Tanzania: UN demands information from gov't on eviction of Maasai

Egypt: TEDx talk - A Love-Hate Relationship with Revolution

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2014: Case studies

Bangladesh: SHAREE investigation finds rampant discrimination in allocation of Religious Affairs budget

SWM 2014: Vietnam: raising awareness and challenging prejudice in the media

Iran: Racial Discrimination Plagues the Lives of Millions of Ahwazi Arabs

SWM 2014: The unequal application of hate crime legislation in Hungary

Nepal: Bridging the Gap at the 20th International Day of the World's Indigenous People

SWM 2014: Ukraine fails to address hate crime against migrants and other groups

SWM 2014: Tackling Islamophobia in the United Kingdom

Minorities at the UN: Javed Anis, Urban and Rural Growth Academy Bhopal, India

SWM 2014: Understanding the dynamic of communal riots against Muslims in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts, Uttar Pradesh, India

SWM 2014: Countering hate content in Pakistan's school textbooks

Belize: US Capital Energy and Government of Belize Taunt Supreme Court SATIIM file for Injunction

Burma: Press release by people forcibly relocated due to Myitsone Dam project

India: Union Budget 2014-15 yet again belies expectations of Dalits, Adivasis

Iran: Torture, Imprisonment and Summary Execution for Ahwazi Arabs

India: Photo story – Marginalised Sidi community rebuilds a lost cultural identity

SWM 2014: Action against untouchability in Bangladesh

Iran: April 20 marked as the day of the Ahwazi revolution

Indigenous Peoples and the UN: Triumphs & Tragedies

VIDEO: Interviews with editor and author of MRG's State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2014

Sri Lanka: Buddhist extremists attack innocent Muslims

VIDEO: Speaking out for minority women in Somalia

Nigeria: Ogoni people hail London court ruling against Shell

Philippines: Cordilleran human rights worker gunned down in Ifugao

Tanzania: Maasai Villagers Win Fight For Information about Land-Grabs and Forced Eviction

Uganda: 'Batwa may be poor, but they have immense cultural wealth'

UN: Appointment of Special Rapporteur reflects important place of minority rights in UN system, MRG

Kenya: Campaign against harmful beading culture in Samburu communities

Philippines: Not a 'mass grave,' Ligiw family slay are extrajudicial killings--IP group

Chile: Watch a new trailer for a film on Easter Island's indigenous people

Iran: Harrowing report reveals discrimination against Ahwazi Arab workers

Philippines: Bajao Community in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

Morocco: The Threshold of the Desert

Egypt: New MRG documentary - Dead on Paper

Palestine: Interview with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, human rights activist

Namibia: Himba people protest against dam and attempted bribery

Burma: Network calls for action for rivers

Nigeria: Ogoni People give gov't 90-day ultimatum to implement UNEP report during celebrations to mark International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Nigeria: Amnesty to Boko-Haram, a misnomer

Sri Lanka: Statement at 6th Session of the UN's Forum on Minority issues

Nepal: Supreme Court directs Government to address issues of free participation of indigenous peoples in constitution-making process

Egypt: Liberate the emirate of Delga

Iran: Alarming statistics of increasing cancer in Ahwaz region linked to air pollution

UK: Chagossians protest MPA outside UK Court of Appeal

South Sudan: Interview with Paul Oleyo Longony, Boma Community Initiative

Armenia: Young minority leader preserves Yezidi identity and language

Mauritania: Interview with lawyer Me Elid Mohameden

Minority Voices Podcast: September 2014

Nepal: Indigenous Magars submit memorandum against preparations to declare buffer zone around Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

Ukraine: Crimean Tatars are being neglected

Georgia: Bishop Rusudan Gotsiridze speaks at the 6th UN Forum on Minority Issues

Cameroon: UN experts on minorities and indigenous peoples concerned about destruction of pastoralist homes

Kenya: Hindus urge Kenyatta to visit Kisumu Sikh Temple to show support

SWM 2014: The experience of Central Asian migrants in Moscow, Russia

Burma: Systematic sexual violence in ethnic areas, new report

Turkey: European Syriac Union present annual report on Syriac to EU Commission

Guatemala: Edgar Pérez - Genocide and justice

India: Gita's Story

Nepal: Muslim leader killed, community calls it a political murder

MRG Podcast March 2014

Zimbabwe: Zanu PF targets San leaders

Philippines: Junk the EPIRA, VAT to suppress energy rate hikes-IP group

Burma: Leaked documents expose government complicity in persecution of Rohingya

Burma: Drug use and rights abuses in Burma's ethnic areas out of control

Burma: Despite the ceasefire, health care woes continue in south-east

Zimbabwe: Matabeleland Youths Arrested for Demanding Fairness in Employment

Norway: Global indigenous preparatory conference underway in Alta

Maasai villagers turn to US courts for information on abusive evictions by US safari company

Nepal: Muslim leaders form alliance to press demands

Guatemala: Interview with Isabel Turuy Patzan, Representative of the 12 Communities in Resistance

Video: Minorities and indigenous peoples suffer more ill health - State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013

Egypt: Controversial laws regulating NGOs result in fines and imprisonment

Nepal: Supreme Court decision on participation of indigenous peoples in constitution making process deferred again for 4 April

Philippines: Tumandok people march against Jalaur Dam

Cambodia: In remote Ratanakkiri province, resource exploitation puts pressure on indigenous communities

Iran: Deadly sewage threatens millions of Ahwaz Arab people

Egypt: Christians victims of the growing Islamist non-Islamist divide; the urgent need for peace and reconciliation

Iraq: We remember the martyrs of Simele massacre in August 1933

Philippines: KAMP condemns slay of Pablo survivor, IP rights defender

Kenya: The customary bylaws of the Chepkitale Ogiek of Mount Elgon

Egypt: Copts of Wasta face unknown future

Hungary: Roma children arbitrarily separated from families

Georgia: Photo exhibition highlights fragile Dukhobor culture

Egypt: Christian churches under attack in Minya

Taiwan: Chairperson of Council of Indigenous Peoples interrogated in parliament

Iraq: Religion and identity

Democratic Republic of Congo: Forest Peoples Programme launches pioneering book on indigenous peoples free, prior and informed consent

Nepal: Indigenous governing institutions form rights alliance

Egypt: Nubian community health support systems

MRG film to be screened at Barcelona exhibition

Bangladesh: the decline of a vibrant Bihari craft

Europe: A bike ride to meet linguistic minorities

Egypt: Copts face discrimination & violence in aftermath of coup

From Cardiff to Los Angeles through a documentary

Egypt: Landmark verdict, judiciary repeals Presidential decree on demolition and renovation of churches

India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal: Call for UN focus on Dalit women - MRG co-host event

Syria: Fears for ancient Christian communities continue

Kenya: Street theatre group release film promoting peace ahead of elections

Egypt: Three Churches Pray for Abducted Minor Christian Girls

Kenya: Speaking of Home - The Story of the Mount Elgon Ogiek

Egypt: International Religious Freedom Report welcomed

SWM 2014: Photo story

Fiji: Disputes over Chiefly status in the Ai iTaukei community

Botswana: Bushmen face imminent eviction for ‘wildlife corridor’

Kenya: Forceful evictions of Maasai from Narasha a recipe for ethnic clashes

Nepal: Supreme Court decision on indigenous participation in constitution making process deferred again for 4 March

República Dominicana: Estado admite su desacato de la Sentencia de la Corte IDH en Yean y Bosico

Proyección del documental “Say My Name” en Barcelona

Syria: Christians in the crossfire

Pakistan: Campaign for religious minorities in Balochistan

Afghanistan: Interview with Hazara activist Fakhria Ibrahimi

Burma: Continued fighting causes human rights abuses and health concerns in non-ceasefire areas

Pakistan: Karachi unrest, the role of the media and the courts

Nepal: Indigenous and local communities call on World Bank to seek alternatives for construction of Khimti-Dhalkebar 220 KV Transmission Line

Kenya: Stop forced eviction of indigenous Sengwer/Cherangany people

Bangladesh: 95 percent Dalit cleaners lived in poverty

Egypt: Group denounces forced abduction and conversion of Coptic girls

China: Maternal deaths remain high for ethnic minorities

Nepal: Will Supreme Court decide to provide for participation of indigenous peoples in constitution making process through their freely chosen representatives?

Egypt: Promotion and protection of the identity of religious minorities

Egypt: Part II - Minorities in the constitution draft, a step back

Belize: The "bitter sweet" ruling of the Court of Appeal

MRG Podcast: May 2013

Burma: communal violence in Rakhine state

Iran: The weapon of forced displacement against the indigenous Ahwazi Arabs

MRG’s Carl Soderbergh addresses the 6th UN Forum on Minority Issues in Geneva

Lithuania: Obstacles to Roma Education in Kirtimai

Sri Lanka: Who will listen to our silent cry from the wilderness?

Pakistan: Geneva event - debate on UN review

MRG Podcast February 2014

Cambodia: Roza Dao speaks at the 6th UN Forum on Minority Issues in Geneva

Argentina: MRG report on health launched at UNICEF event

Iraq: MRG's Head of Conflict Prevention speaks on situation of ethnic minorities and religious groups at the European Parliament

Nepal: Time to honor the history of indigenous with the Federal Structure

Colombia: Short film on the exploitation of natural resources, conflict and displacement

Cowboys vs. Indians in Nicaragua's 'Wild East'

Burma: Kachin group slams China’s new CSR report on Myitsone dam

Vietnam: Taidam “paenk khwan” ceremony

Bangladesh: Temples and residences of Hindu minority attacked in Rajganj of Begumganj

Botswana: Government plans to cut off social services to induce indigenous Basarwa out of Ranyane Settlement, leaked confidential report

Mauritania: Video - Haratine women of 'slave caste' perform traditional song

Iran: Repressive Regime to Expand its Prisons in Ahwaz

Pakistan: The Christian Sweeper Community, Pakistan's Untouchables

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013: Case studies

Kenya: MRG's Head of Law visits Endorois community in the Rift Valley

Liberia: Land reforms must learn from and protect communities' customary land and resource rights, urge Grand Cape Mount communities in new report

Kenya/Ethiopia: Conflict between Kenya’s Turkana fishermen and Ethiopia’s Dassanech peoples causing humanitarian crisis


State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013: Interview with MRG Director of Policy and Communications

Global: European Parliament urges the EU to fight caste discrimination

India: West Pakistan refugees stateless even after 65 years of Independence

Burma: Army commander’s wife violates rights of ethnic minority soldiers’ wives

Egypt: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Italy: San Sperate (un)welcomes Roma

Bosnia: Listen to an interview with Sheri Rosenburg on Minority Rights and the Principles of International Intervention

Nigeria: Genocide in Plateau state

Cameroon: The trial of Musa Usman Ndamba - further evidence of discrimination against the indigenous Mbororo community

Peru: ¡Aquí estamos! Niñas, niños y adolescentes afroperuanos

EU: We report back - Cypriot development practitioner talks about their challenges prior to the Presidency

Europe: Video - 20 years of the Office of the High Commissioner for Minorities

Tanzania: Maasai Women Taking Bold Stance to Protect Land Rights

Uganda: Batwa – sexual violence and lack of health care spreads HIV/AIDS

India: Kuki State Demand Committee launch "Quit Kuki Land" Movement

Georgia: Armenian political prisoners Armen Gevorgyan and Ruben Shekoyan released from prison

Thailand: Annual festival supports hill tribe communities' education

Ethiopia: Foreign aid must not support oppression in the Horn of Africa

Vietnam: The “xain sub kher” ceremony of Taidam people

EU: We report back - Hungarian development official says EU Presidency had a positive impact on development cooperation

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013: Interview with South Asia author

Philippines: Human Rights Superbody 'We will find no justice from the perpetrators'- indigenous peoples

Bolivia: Traditional healers and climate change

Colombia: estudio sobre la comunidad de mineros de Buenos Aires, Cauca

Nepal: Indigenous Tharus in the east mark their win over Regional Waste Management Project

Pakistan: UN review - Urgent protection needed for minorities

Belize: Maya People Return to Supreme Court for Protection

Syria: Map of Western (Syrian) Kurdistan

Namibia: 1000 Himba and Zemba protest again against dam and human rights violations

India: Communal violence against Muslim minority in Madhya Pradesh

Lithuania: Nobody wants a 'gypsy' on their staff

Egypt: National Security Department’s actions heighten tension between religious groups

Mauritius: Creole Chief Inspector challenges law preventing police officers joining union

India: Dalit women face violence and barriers to justice

New Video: Peoples under Threat 2014 - interview with MRG Executive Director

Iran: Repression of Azerbaijani-Turkish community intensifies as presidential election approaches

Libya: Amazigh freely celebrate New Year for only second time in centuries

Mauritanie: La blessure de l'esclavage

Kenya: Photo story - Maasai forced from homes by power project in Hell's Gate National Park

Peoples under Threat 2013: podcast on religious minorities in Pakistan

Egypt: Minorities show unity at crucial conference

Kenya: MRG's Head of Law addresses Ogiek about pending legal case

New report: Conflict Early Warning among the Somali, Turkana, Maasai, Samburu, Ogiek and Endorois Communities of Kenya

EU: We report back – Hungarian development official gives good tips to Poland and Cyprus on the EU Presidency

EU: We report back – Hungarian development official says water as a priority was a timely initiative during the Hungarian EU Presidency

India: Scavengers’ march sends message of hope

UK/India: Dalit Documentary Screening at East End Film Festival

Philippines: Indigenous Peoples group slams DOJ dismissal on ‘Capion massacre’

Tanzania: October cyclical drought should not catch government unaware

Iraq/Kuwait: Kuwaiti family faces discrimination

Sri Lanka: Indian Tamils - A fertilizer for the economic well-being of the country

Photo story: Peoples under Threat 2014

Philippines: Blaan family massacred, IP killings rise to 28

Bangladesh, Chittagong Hill Tracts: We are Indigenous not 'Bengali'

Yemen: Al-Akhdam face brutal oppression

Kenya: The impact of land-grabbing, displacement and discrimination on health

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Village of the Forgotten Widows

Burma: Ongoing Impunity, Continued Army Atrocities against Kachin People

EU: We report back - Lithuanian development official says media should inform the taxpayers about state development programmes

EU: We report back – Hungarian development practitioner gives good tips to development NGOs in Poland and Cyprus

EU: We report back – Hungarian MEP says human rights-based approach is crucial at both the policy and the programming level

Thailand: Documentary film - jungle dwelling indigenous community threatened by influx of 'outsiders'

Turkey: Refugee camp for Syrian Christians in Turkey sparks controversy

Pakistan: Photo story - the daily life of Christian workers

Russia: Indigenous health care system in the remote areas of the north

Zimbabwe: San elders make anti-discrimination case before minister, receive children's learning materials in symbolic act

Discrimination on religious grounds still persists in secular Nepal

Jamaica/Global: Marcus Garvey's Legacy

EU: We report back - Lithuanian development practitioner says media could play an active role in the promotion of development issues

Pakistan: Religious minorities must be rendered equal

Syria: Call for the European Union and the international community to protect minorities and the democratic movement

Pakistan: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan releases State of Human Rights in 2012 Report

Pakistan: Representation of Religious Minorities in Print media

Nepal: Overfishing destroys minority community's livelihood

Where is the dignity of Burma?

MRG at the UN: Minority women face increased risks in conflict

EU: We report back - Lithuanian development official talks about Presidency priorities and the Lithuanian development cooperation

Kenya: In politics there are no permanent enemies, only permanent promises

Belize: EIA 'consultation' neither free nor fair

Namibia: German GIZ directly engaged with dispossessing indigenous peoples of their lands and territories

Mauritania: Why do Haratine women still live in slavery?

Iran Fires 105 Ahwazi Workers

Guyana: Court ruling violates indigenous peoples' rights

Pakistan: Let Her Rest in Peace – A Hindu Girl Buried in a Muslim Graveyard

Zimbabwe: Helping minority youth find a political voice

Somalia, Kenya, USA: In Nairobi Neighborhood, Somali Refugees Dream of a New Life in Seattle

Moldova: Using the UN Declaration on Minorities to combat intolerance

EU: We report back – Hungarian Parliamentarian says charity is a thing of the past

Lithuania's Roma - stateless and excluded

Africa: Civil society representatives across Africa root for pro-poor land policies

Rwanda: Afisa's story - looking forward to a bright future

EU: We report back – Hungarian development official says transition experience is an added value of the New Member States to development

Ensuring minority rights in Nepal's new constitution

Libya: Tafsweet Amazigh cultural festival in Jadoo

Colombia: Defeating Invisibility - Landscapes of Violence and Human Rights Violations Against Afro-descendant Women

Malaysia: The road to Murum dam

Bangladesh: Dalits demand adequate housing

India/Burma: Hopeful Chins Look to Don Bosco Ashayalam to be a Saving Grace

EU: We report back – Polish development practitioner talks about the NGDO Platform’s Presidency project

EU: We report back – Polish development official talks about Presidency priorities

EU: We report back – Kenyan activists explain the benefits of the human rights-based approach in practice

Colombia: Interview with Dr Andy Higginbottom on the links between mining, militarisation and displacement

Cameroon: Participation of Minorities in 2013 Elections

Burma: Children in Thai refugee camps face few prospects

Egypt: forceful relocation of Christians from Rafah, Sinai

Namibia: UN Envoy says minorities and indigenous peoples crave inclusion

Philippines: Indigenous people's group alarmed at rising human rights violations

EU: We report back – Hungarian development official says human rights-based programming can make development cooperation more sustainable

Colombia: San Juan community assert their rights

Iran arrests, tortures and kills Ahwazi Arabs in new clampdown

Cameroon: Ethnic minorities petition Biya over marginalisation

EU: We report back – Czech development practitioner says human rights-based approach is a lens to global issues

Egypt: Coptic community prepares for coming parliamentary elections

Cameroun: La situation des minorités Montagnardes

India: Kuki blockade Manipur highways in last ditch attempt to force government to dialogue

Can minority and indigenous women benefit from international agreements?

Italy: Afraid of enjoying their rights: eviction of the Roma in Cagliari

Philippines: Police, security push protesters from mining conference

Minorities at the UN: Couples in inter-caste marriages face rampant discrimination in Nepal

35 videos documenting caste discrimination across India launched

EU: We report back – Polish development practitioner says NGOs could be champions in the implementation of the rights-based approach

Minorities at the UN: The socio-economic empowerment of women in Kenya

Turkey: Dam deluge for Kurds

Ecuador: One indigenous woman’s perspective on discrimination in the health system

Georgia: Armenian political prisoners Vahagn Chakhalyan released from prison

Cameroon: violent repression against the Mbororo

Mass protests in India to reclaim Dalit budgetary rights

Under Media Blackout 12 Arab farmers Killed by Iranian Forces in Swiseh village

Colombia: Interview with Hollman Morris, director of MRG documentary 'Suarez Gold'

Kenya: National park to be created on Samburu land without their consent

Nepal: New report on protecting minority rights in federal systems

Costa Rica: Final Declaration of the First World Conference on Afrodescendant Youth

Phillipines: Indigenous peoples denounce rape of minors in Benguet, demand military pullout in all indigenous communities

Burma: Stateless Rohingya Children are deprived of Education at Home and Diaspora

Le invitamos a la presentación de una película sobre discriminación en África y el Caribe

Papua New Guinea: Police raids around Porgera gold mine

Sri Lanka: Arrest and abduction of human rights activist - No progress in investigations

Burma: Regime's land grabs disrupt lives in minority communities

India: Arbitrary arrest of Christian human rights defender

Cambodia: Proposed NGO law will threaten advocates from minority, indigenous communities

Sri Lanka: villagers denied right to return home

Kenya: Obstetric fistula – a preventable but deadly condition for mothers in sub-Saharan Africa

Philippines: Youth indigenous leader tortured and killed

UK/Mauritania/Global: Actress and writer Meera Syal supports Minority Rights Group BBC Radio 4 appeal

Madagascar: Rio Tinto’s history of human rights abuses

Indonesia: local governments pass laws discriminating against the Ahmadiyah community

Sudan: Intisar Sharif Abdullah walks free, MRG letter to Minister of Justice in Khartoum

Canada: Racism Reborn

Kenya: MRG Street Theatre Programme spreads messages of peace

South Sudan: Civil society organisations call for urgent intervention as humanitarian crisis looms in Boma

Philippines: Lumad village suffers third forced evacuation in 5 months

Mauritius: New group denounces discrimination against Creoles

Pakistan: Access to water key to development

EU: We report back – Journalists say media in the New Member States are inward-looking

MRG Podcast: November 2011

India: Rehabilitation drive for manual scavengers

EU: We report back – Polish development official argues for the inclusion of beneficiaries in development programmes

Kenya's fisherwomen helping themselves out of poverty

MRG Podcast: February 2012

EU: We report back – Development officials from DfID and SIDA says human rights and development are interconnected

Indonesia: Soldiers use live fire, make mass arrests at Papua rally

Phillipines: ‘Where is your title?’ asked NCIP Commissioner to protesting IPs

Sri Lanka: The Price of Tea - campaign video supporting Tamil tea pickers

India: Mass mobilisation to urge government to implement Special Component Plan and Tribal Sub Plan

Injustices with minorities in flood relief in Pakistan

Philippines: Violations against indigenous peoples soar under Aquino administration, rights groups claim

Syria: New report on right to self-determination of Kurds

Mauritania: MRG visits Haratine community as part of campaign to end slavery

Pakistani schools portray Hindus, minorities negatively: US study

Iran: Azeris protest against dams and government neglect

India: Land and life lost in Bihar

Ecuador: Indigenous justice and Ecuadorian state laws. Interview with Ecuadorian lawyer Mercedes Zambrano

Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn military harassment of UP students

Minorities at the UN: Effective participation of Dalit women in India's economic life

Bangladesh: An indigenous Jummo girl child is raped and brutally killed by settler Bengali

African Canadians: Navigating the Ontario justice system & rebuilding young lives

EU: We report back – Development expert says human rights-based approach can be an effective tool to development in the hands of the New Member States

Iraq: Violence against minority women is rife and poorly addressed

Egypt: Criminal court sentences whole Christian family to hard labour

India: Dongria Kondh take mining battle to Supreme Court

Philippines: Military actions will sustain pangayaw in SMI-Xstrata mine site

India: Dalit women trained on advocacy

Guatemala: Stove project to improve cooking methods

Sudan: Correction - Intisar Sharif Abdulla still in custody

Democratic Republic of Congo: Indigenous organizations call for humanitarian assistance for displaced Batwa people

Minorities speak at the UN: Kenya

Vietnam: weekly market attracts minorities from the culturally diverse north

Afro-Colombian women defend their heritage

Egypt: Copts "exposed to daily assaults" says Chairman of rights group

Burma: International support needed to protect Rohingyas from persecution

Iran: Mayor Fires 400 Ahwazi Workers

Burma: Mega-dams to impact thousands

Malaysian police raid AIDS fundraiser at a church

Burma: Resource development fuels ethnic conflict

Russia: Coal smog settles over Siberia

Chile: Easter Islands, silent genocide

Ethiopia: Outrage as World Bank funds power lines linked to controversial dam

Pakistan: Religious Minority Rights; challenges for a new Government in Islamabad

India: Anti-corruption movement excludes minorities

Philippines: ‘Oplan Bayanihan’ blamed for spate of human rights violations on indigenous peoples

MRG Podcast: October 2011

China: Hard times for nomads in Tibet

Australia: Aborigines halt Rio Tinto mining project

Kenya: Songs, drama, artifact exhibition colour Ogiek community cultural day

Colombia: nuevo documental - Hacienda Cañasgordas: Arqueología del Relato

Bangladesh: Minority Hindu girls raise their hands

Nepal: expert panel best guarantees IPs rights in new constitution

Libya: Amazigh demand equality and respect

Minorities at the UN: Guarantee the rights of minority women in Kyrgyzstan

India: Power of participation - women’s groups dramatically improve health for Adivasi mothers and newborns in eastern India

Minorities at the UN: Improve access to early childhood services for Roma in Europe

India: Discrimination against Dalits still rife in Madhya Pradesh village

MRG Podcast: September 2011

Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part II

A poem from Iran: Al Ahwaz, it shall be free

India: Community groups campaign for religious freedom

Southern Africa: San Peoples sign common rights declaration

UK/India: UPR reviews at the UN, time to act on caste discrimination

Philippines: indigenous activist killed in the latest of a series of deadly attacks

New report: The effect of conflict on the Ik minority in Uganda

Video: Interview with Professor Heiner Bielefeldt, UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief

Nepal: launch of 100 day campaign against caste discrimination and untouchability

Demolition of Armenian Church’s bell tower in Tbilisi, Georgia

Nepal: More violence sparked by inter-caste marriage

Iran: Baha’i educational programme targeted in raids

Honduras: Preserving native Bay Island culture and involving youth on Roatan Island

China: Tibetans stop mining on sacred mountain

Argentina: Radio programme on the Barlovento Group

Pioneering use of street theatre to tackle prejudice in Rwanda

Pakistan: Religious diversity must for peace, development

Nepal: UN welcomes new law on caste-based discrimination

Kenya: minority and indigenous women face multiple discrimination

DRC: Buela community at a disadvantage

Minorities speak at the UN: Kyrgyzstan

Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn killing of Margarito Cabal

Namibia: Protest by Himba and Zemba Indigenous Peoples

Belize: Photo story - Oil drilling on Maya and Garifuna land

Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part I

Cambodia: Indigenous women face pressure at the forefront of land rights advocacy

Burma: Foreign investment is a catalyst for conflict

New report: 2011 a turbulent year for Iran's Ahwaz

Police crackdown on Human Rights defenders in Malaysia

Argentina: Programa Radial sobre la Legitimización de las tierras Mocovies

Burma: Dams feed ethnic conflict

UK/Nigeria: Stop gay Biafran activist Joshua Odeke from being forcibly deported on 7 June

Zimbabwe: San people forced to abandon their homes in search of water

Philippines: indigenous peoples, environmentalists ejected from mining conference

Somalia: testimonies of violence from minority women

India: Mining, conflict and Adivasis

Bangladesh: A hard life in the camps for Urdu speaking minority

Thailand: Migrant workers exploited amid floods, rights groups warn

Europe: Corporate abuse flows along BP’s oil pipeline

MRG Podcast: June 2011

Colombia: Community Councils bring real and lasting benefits for african descendants

Iran: Deliberate 'linguicide' of Arabic language in Al-Ahwaz

India: Dalit homes destroyed without warning by Delhi authorities

Suriname: Saramaka win case in human rights court

Africa: New land grabs exposed. Asian palm oil companies run into trouble

Sri Lanka: laws fail to protect minorities

Kyrgyzstan: Sexual and gender-based violence

Philippines: Indigenous peoples wary over new mining policy

MRG Podcast: January 2012

Pakistan: Study shows Christians in Lahore lag behind in education, employment

Interviews with activists: Johanne Ongbenok, Director of FONDAF, Cameroon

Israel's Bedouin Arabs at risk: the Prawer plan

Kenya: An Ogiek woman's journey to liberation

Minorities speak at the UN: Georgia

Ahwazi Refugees plight in Al-Waleed camp

Botswana: Diamonds bring no benefits to Basarwa

Iran uses intimidation to deter Arab protests

Burma: Military targeting civilians in Kachin State

MRG Event: Business, natural resources and minority rights

Pakistan's leaders promise equal rights for minorities

India: Dalits demand land rights in Bihar

Panama: Afropanamanian Newsletter October 2011

India: Why Dalits and Minorities fear Freedom Struggle

Nepal: Feminist Dalit Organisation celebrate International Women's Day

Vietnamese and Thai authorities blocked launch of human rights report

Argentina: Radio Programme on African-descendant self-recognition in the Americas

Nepal: activists call for Dalit rights to be enshrined in new constitution

New report: Dynamics of conflicts in Kenya's Mau Forest Complex, towards an early warning system

Peru: Afro-Peruvians submit report to UN human rights committee

China digs in across conflict-ridden Burma to access oil and gas

Interviews with activists: Ahamat Molikini says Tibu minority still face oppression in post-Arab Spring Libya

Iraq: Christian remembers brutal attack on Baghdad church

UK/Nigeria: London Igbos march in protest against killings committed by Boko Haram

Minorities speak at the UN: Uganda

Minorities at the UN: Eradicate racism towards Afro-Latinas in Latin America

China pressured Cambodia to deport Uighur refugees: Wikileaks

Iran: Four Ahwazi Human Rights Activists Arrested for Organising Arabic Cultural Activities

Russia: Sakha protest mining rush in Siberia

India: Warrant issued for police officer who removed turban

Nepal: impunity for perpetrators of communal violence

Ethiopia/UK: Oromo rally in London

Iran: New wave of demonstrations in Iranian Azerbaijan suppressed by riot police

Uganda: Land injustice for the Basongora

Kenya: Flood hits Maasai land again

Kenya/Ethiopia: Escalation of border conflict between ethnic communities

South East Asia: The campaign against destructive palm oil

Tanzania: Pastoralists face famine as effects of drought are worsened by government neglect

Voices of Pakistani Christians and Sikhs

Chile: Anti-terror law used against Mapuche activists

Cameroon: Justice for victims of powerful commercial landowner

Minorities at the UN: Crimean Tatar women face unemployment and discrimination in Ukraine

Cameroon: Mbororos petition government over delay to implement commission findings

Vietnam: New wave of arrests for religious activists

Bangladeshi government blocks EU-funded anti-torture project

Philippines: Indigenous groups condemn slaying of prominent activist

Israel: Interview with Hanan Al Sanah, a Bedouin womens' rights activist

Panama: Current reality and key concerns of the Afro-Panamanian population

MRG Podcast: August 2011

Indigenous Chichewa dictionary launched in Malawi

Thailand: Indigenous people penalised for carrying out traditional practices

Sudan: Urgent action - 20 year old Intisar Sharif Abdulla sentenced to death by stoning

Interviews with activists: Patrick Kensenhuis, Member of The National Assembly of the Republic of Suriname

Bangladesh: MRG visits a Dalit Sweeper colony in Dhaka

UK: Dale Farm residents resist controversial eviction by Basildon Council

Cameroon: Anti-'Pygmy' and Mbororo Hate Campaign on DBS TV

Burma: Interview with Salai Za Uk Ling, an activist with the Chin Human Rights Organization

Kenya: What the Constitutional Court’s ruling on boundaries and electoral areas means for minority communities

Kenya: Fishermen abducted by Ethiopian militia

Cambodia: Communal land titles awarded, but indigenous land remains under threat

South Asia: Dalit women voice concerns at the UN Forum on Minority Issues

New - full version of MRG documentary : A Journey to Imja Lake - Climate Change in the land of the Sherpa

Minorities speak at the UN: India

New report: Preventing Conflict in Karamoja, Uganda

Nepalese Minority Groups; Struggle for Identity & Representation

Dominican Republic: Marginalized, harrassed and criminalized

Israel: Uphold the right to land and decent living for Bedouins in the Naqab

Philippines: Northern folk barrage mining companies in the Metro

Iran: River diversion dries up Ahwazi Arab land

Cambodia: in advance of Khmer Rouge trial, a new book detailing Cham women's experiences under the regime

Uganda: Meet the first Mutwa graduate

Burma: conflict leads to spike in trafficking of Palaung minority

Colombia: Land rights defenders remain under threat

Adivasis of Bangladesh: a year of broken promises

MRG Podcast: April 2011

MRG Documentary Film: Say My Name - using street theatre to combat discrimination in Rwanda, Botswana, Dominican Republic and Kenya

Government of Kenya given ultimatum to resolve Mau Narok land issue


MRG Podcast: May 2011

Peoples under Threat 2013 photo story: Risk of mass killing reaches critical level in Africa and the Middle East

Russia: Reindeer herders seek deal with energy giants

Cambodia: Bilingual education offers opportunities to indigenous communities

Ethiopia: Obang Metho condemns ‘Life Grabs’ and the Second Scramble for Africa

Interviews with activists: Sidney Francis, President of the Central American Black Organization

Minorities at the UN: Ensure Dalit women's political participation in India

The situation of Sri Lanka’s northern Tamils three years after the war

Nepal: Dalit girls' education suffers due to late start at school

Minorities at the UN: Improve education for minorities in Zimbabwe

India: Adivasis fight mega-dams

MRG photo story: Uncertain future for Israel's indigenous Bedouin

India: Gauri's story

Minorities at the UN: Protect the rights of Kurdish women in Turkey


MRG talk: Land Grabbing and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

Ethiopia: Forced displacement and ‘villagization'

Nepal: Dalits hope their true numbers will be revealed in census

Gabon: Mining, dams and repression

Event: Brussels screening of new MRG film on discrimination in Africa and the Caribbean

Bangladesh: Religious minorities (Hindu, Christian, Buddhist) must be counted in census if elections are to be fair

Cambodia: Kuy people rally to save ‘our forest’

Egypt: Al Kalema Centre condemns attacks against Anba Beshouy monastery

Nepal: Killing underscores persistent problem of inter-caste discrimination

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees suffer from lack of documentation

Mauritius: Poverty and exclusion in an ethnically-plural society, new study

Pakistan: Arooj Khalid addresses the UN Forum on Minority Issues in Geneva

Tanzania: Government unrelenting on parceling out Maasai land in Loliondo

India: Orissa Freedom of Religion Act 1967 is Anti-Minority

A scientist discusses glacial retreat in the Himalayas

Malaysia: Indigenous groups contest mega-dams in Sarawak

Human Rights Day Celebration in Ndugulu, Kenya

Foreign investment threatens Burma's ethnic minorities: report

Philippines: KAMP calls for justice over Lumad killing

MRG Podcast: March 2011

Philippines: legal changes needed to address inequality of Muslim women

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2012

Pakistan: Small ideas brought benefit to poorer communities in Pakistan

Ethiopia: Land grabs fuel violence in Gambella

Malaysia: Possible crackdown on marginalised Indians

Young Journalist Award runner up: A grassroots revolution

EU: EC representative discusses the role of EC delegations on the ground


Support the peaceful demonstrators in Syria

Kenya&EU: Maasai activits and EC representative discuss EC

Colombia: Ruta Pacífica rechaza acciones guerreristas contra organizaciones de mujeres y defensoras de Derechos Humanos

A Journey to Imja Lake: Climate change in the land of the Sherpa

Young Journalist Award runner up: Human rights repression in Western Sahara

Christian and Sikh minorities in Pakistan

Young Journalist Award runner up: Street racing queen of Ramallah

Argentina: 2010 Census - Successful or not?

Kenya&EU: Maasai activist compares financing procedures of USAID and EC funds

Cambodia must provide citizenship to Khmer Krom refugees: human rights group

Tanzania: MRG's Head of Law visits Maasai communities pitted against safari company over land dispute

MEPs: The EU must act now to help end one of the biggest human rights issues in the world

EU: Minority Voices - a community-based media initiative

MRG Podcast: February 2011

Young Journalist Award runner up: Respect Wanted: Domestic Workers in Bolivia

Bangladesh: Government closes down project for human rights defenders


New report: Urgent measures needed to protect all ethnic groups after recent South Sudan attacks, MRG

Kenya: Beading young Samburu girls into sexual bondage

Full length documentary from MRG and Hollman Morris: Suárez Gold - Afro-Colombian miners defending their heritage

Colombia: Un poema sobre la solidaridad entre los pueblos

Kenya: Endorois Traditional Song

Philippines' indigenous groups protest mining exploration on ancestral lands

Kenya: Endorois activist says women's rights need to be fulfilled

San Andres, Colombia - We stay with nothing

India: Dalits unable to access government disaster relief programs

India: Affirmative action is needed to improve schooling and employment opportunities for Dalits

Minorities at the UN: Uyghur women face severe rights violations in China

Kenya: Justice for Indigenous Peoples - The Endorois Case

India: Dalit Christians in search for justice

Photo story: Inside Egypt's Revolution

Kenya&EU: Maasai activist advocates for participation in EU development projects

Activists call for end to violence against the world’s ‘untouchable’ women

Uzbekistan/Kazakhstan: Retreating Aral Sea displaces Karakalpaks

The situation in the Syrian Kurdish areas worsens

Nepal: A farmer discusses the effects of glacial melt in the Himalayas

Cambodian indigenous group threatened by rubber company

Kenya: Beads of Bondage - How beads are used to ‘book’ Samburu girls into sexual relationships

Hungary: Halmaj under water

Al-Ahwaz: Iran's best-kept dirty secret

Our Dance, Our Identity

Boletin Informativo JENHeration

Minority religious places of worship Malaysia

Sri Lanka: Improve protection for women migrant workers

Canada: Interview with Chief Wilton Littlechild

Cambodia: A member of the S'aoch minority tells a story in his language

Sri Lanka: Women From The North And East Call For Real Peace, Justice And Accountability

India: Raising awareness about India’s Prevention of Atrocities Act among Dalits is a key issue to give meaning to the law

Yemen: voices of the Akhdam minority

MRG Podcast: October 2010

Pakistan's Christian Leader Buried In His Native Village

Uganda: Batwa Sounds

MRG Podcast: November 2010

Interview with MRG Director Mark Lattimer: Minorities face attack as revolutions sour in Middle East and North Africa, says new global Peoples Under Threat survey

Interviews with Activists: Ann Sintoyia Tome and Mariamu Ntausian Lekisemon on oppression of Maasai women in Kenya

Interviews with Activists: Ann Sintoyia Tome and Mariamu Ntausian Lekisemon on right to education of Maasai girls in Kenya

Photo story: a trip to El Carmen, the cradle of Afro-Peruvian culture

Young Journalist Award runner up:The Ghosts Without Pigment

Interviews with Activists: Rorian Cherono on the Ogiek of Kenya

Pakistan’s Dalits denied flood relief because of caste discrimination

Cambodia: Evictions from around the Boeung Kak Lake

USA: American-Muslims dispel the stereotypes of Muslim women who cover - new photo exhibit 'iCover'

40 Years Protecting Minorities

Bangladesh: Smoke in the hills. A story by Per Liljas, winner of MRG's Young Journalist Award

Meet the Activists: Esther Somoire

Cattle rustling in South Sudan

Kenya: MRG condemns targeted attacks on Ogiek activists

Peru: Addressing the needs of marginalized communities in policy formulation and programming

Afro descendant in the Americas: A Struggle for Recognition

Kenya&EU: Maasai activist says access is limited to EC delegations in Kenya

Asia: Farah Mihlar and Samia Khan discuss conflicting interests within minority communities

Conservation and Sustainable Development at Krast area in Kien Luong District

Interview: ethnic tensions, cattle raiding in Sudan

Cambodia: forum seeks ways to address marginalization of indigenous peoples

Hungary: Cicsero - the story of a Roma news agency

EU: Farah Mihlar discusses what difficulties minorities and indigenous peoples face when doing advocacy

EU: New member states of the EU need to open up to developing countries

Interviews with Activists: Yaseen Ibrahim and Jamia Abdur-Raheem on Nubians in Kenya

Syria: Between The Barbed Wire

Sri Lankan women's groups demand road access for displaced people through famous nature reserve

Malaysia: The story of a famous, yet invisible Bajau man

Minorities struggle with identity and discrimination in divided Cyprus

Garifunas en Nicaragua

Hungary: Rap in Halmaj

Current drought severely affects minority communities in East and Horn of Africa

Religious minority activists in Malaysia discuss problems facing their communities

Interviews with Activists: Paul Oleyo Longony on the implications of Sudan's referendum for minorities

Cambodia: French linguist Jean-Michel Filippi talks about the ancient language of the S'aoch

Syria in change - Solution for the Kurdish issue

Interviews with Activists: Daozhang Ng Chek and K Shanmuga on Muslims in Malaysia

MRG Podcast: December 2010

Photo Story from Kenya and Uganda

Botswana: Lentswe La Batswapong

Syria: Kurds killed, abducted and subject to surveillance by security forces

Burma: Kachin women trafficked into forced marriages, prostitution in China

New Report: Inter-community conflict in Jonglei State, South Sudan

The State of Minority Groups in Azerbaijan

Interviews with Activists: Thomas Philips on religious minorities in Malaysia

EU: We report back - Minorities and Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on EU Development Policies

Oromo Refugees trapped in Libya with nowhere to turn

Kenya passes anti-FGM law, will it stop the Cut?

Bangladesh: 'Rohingya – a people without hope', winner of the Minority Voices young Journalist Award

Interviews with Activists: Esmael Omar on HIV among minorities in Kenya

Life on the edge; the Mbororo of Cameroon

Burma: Children displaced by war face hunger, forced labor

Iran: Stop Ethnic Cleansings In Ahwaz

Recent attacks on women in the north and east of Sri Lanka - impunity and lack of rule of law.

Egypt: A Step Back for Minorities in New Draft Constitution?

Botswana: The Unique Dance of Vekuhane

The global pandemic of environmental racism and corporate impunity

Film: State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2012

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge leaders charged with genocide against minorities


Iraqi Refugees in Sweden: A Yazidi Activist Speaks

Iraqi Refugees in Sweden: A Mandaean Priest Speaks

Cynthia Morel discusses a landmark ruling on indigenous land rights

DRC: Refugees in their own land

Belize: SATIIM's Oil Summit

Malawi to celebrate World Mother Language Day

10 years after legal victory still no resolution for Chagossians

Namibia: Indigenous groups' long road to claim their rights

MRG at the UN Forum on Minority Issues

Laos: Minority Hmong may be held at abusive detention centre, rights watchdog says

Hungary: Say no to racism through football – Roma and non-Roma speak out in Halmaj

Syria/Iraq: Toward the end of Syriac Christians?

Sri Lanka: Discrimination against Tamils continues after the war

Tanzania: Maasai land dispute with safari tourism group

Photo story by Eric Lafforgue: Stick fighting day in Suri tribe, Ethiopia

Mbanderu Community in Botswana-Minority Voice

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2011

Interview with Akli Bessadah: an Amazigh who escaped Libya

Kenya: A visit to Maasai Mara

Uganda: Climate change worsening food insecurity in Karamoja

Hungary: Unemployment in Cserehát – local Roma collecting cherry

MRG's Head of Law, Lucy Claridge, visits Burundi

Refugee Mothers - Georgia

Kenya: Photo story from the Endorois homelands

La Esgrima de Machete y Bordón Símbolo Cultural de Puerto Tejada Cauca- Colombia

Cambodia: An ancient language, and a people, face extinction

MRG Visit a Dalit community in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu

India: "Social activism is like “onion-peeling” - you successfully peel one layer, but then comes another one."

Thailand: Education desperately needed for migrant and stateless children

Minorities combat economic exclusion - photo story from the UN Minorities Forum

"There is nothing like a Zimbabwean culture. There are Zimbabwean cultures."

Deforestation, corruption and evictions: the Ogiek of the Mau Forest, Kenya

Tanzania: Maasai Pastoralists of Soitsambu Village assert their rights to ancestral lands

Himalayan glacier melt will affect 1.3 billion people: scientists

Nuevo documental de MRG y Hollman Morris: El Oro para Suárez - Mineros afrocolombianos defendiendo sus raíces

Hungary: Bódvalenke Fresco Village – a marginalised village turned into a touristic sight

The Tonga People in Zimbabwe: A forgotten people.

New documentary from MRG and Hollman Morris: Suárez Gold: Afro-Colombian miners defending their heritage

Traditional methods a useful tool for conflict resolution in Africa.

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