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Nepal: Indigenous languages on the verge of extinction


Nepal: Muslims still being punished for 2004 hostage massacre


Nepal: How to save indigenous tongues from extinction


Iran: Repressive Regime to Expand its Prisons in Ahwaz


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


Nepal: Indigenous people - still a long way to go


Africa/USA: Future "Big Africas"


USA/Africa: A Farewell To Elombe Brath


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


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


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


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


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


Philippines: Indigenous women express support for Andrea Rosal


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


Nepal: Indigenous youth need support


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


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


Nepal: Indigenous locals demand that development projects respect their rights


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


USA: An Affirmation Poem Written For Minorities


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


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


SWM 2014: Countering racism in South American football


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Nepal: Indigenous women want recognition and equality


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


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


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


SWM 2014: Rising hostility against Bulgaria’s refugee population


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


Sri Lanka: Buddhist extremists attack innocent Muslims


Bangladesh: Hindus under threat


Bangladesh: Education on human rights for minority groups


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


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


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


Nepal: Is REDD+ indigenous-friendly?


SWM 2014: Action against untouchability in Bangladesh


India: Gita's Story


SWM 2014: Tackling Islamophobia in the United Kingdom


Zimbabwe: Mthwakazi leaders' rights abused


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


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


Egypt: New MRG documentary - Dead on Paper


Nigeria: Ogoni people hail London court ruling against Shell


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


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


VIDEO: Speaking out for minority women in Somalia


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


SWM 2014: Photo story


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


Iran: Deadly sewage threatens millions of Ahwaz Arab people


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


Indigenous Peoples and the UN: Triumphs & Tragedies


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


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


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


Kenya: Campaign against harmful beading culture in Samburu communities


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


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


Philippines: Cordilleran human rights worker gunned down in Ifugao


Burma: Network calls for action for rivers


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


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


Georgia: Photo exhibition highlights fragile Dukhobor culture


UK: Chagossians protest MPA outside UK Court of Appeal


Philippines: Bajao Community in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan


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


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


Namibia: Himba people protest against dam and attempted bribery


Egypt: Liberate the emirate of Delga


Palestine: Interview with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, human rights activist


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


Armenia: Young minority leader preserves Yezidi identity and language


Philippines: Tumandok people march against Jalaur Dam


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


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


Mauritania: Interview with lawyer Me Elid Mohameden


Guatemala: Edgar Pérez - Genocide and justice


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


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


Morocco: The Threshold of the Desert


Afghanistan: Interview with Hazara activist Fakhria Ibrahimi


Ukraine: Crimean Tatars are being neglected


MRG Podcast March 2014


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


Nigeria: Amnesty to Boko-Haram, a misnomer


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


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


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


Burma: Systematic sexual violence in ethnic areas, new report


Burma: Leaked documents expose government complicity in persecution of Rohingya


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


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


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


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


Zimbabwe: Zanu PF targets San leaders


Nepal: Muslim leaders form alliance to press demands


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


Zimbabwe: Matabeleland Youths Arrested for Demanding Fairness in Employment


Hungary: Roma children arbitrarily separated from families


Egypt: Controversial laws regulating NGOs result in fines and imprisonment


Egypt: Three Churches Pray for Abducted Minor Christian Girls


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


Egypt: Nubian community health support systems


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


Norway: Global indigenous preparatory conference underway in Alta


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


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


Egypt: Christian churches under attack in Minya


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


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


Egypt: Copts of Wasta face unknown future


Iraq: Religion and identity


Syria: Fears for ancient Christian communities continue


Europe: A bike ride to meet linguistic minorities


Nepal: Indigenous governing institutions form rights alliance


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


Photo story: Peoples under Threat 2014


Fiji: Disputes over Chiefly status in the Ai iTaukei community


From Cardiff to Los Angeles through a documentary


Egypt: Copts face discrimination & violence in aftermath of coup


MRG film to be screened at Barcelona exhibition


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


Taiwan: Chairperson of Council of Indigenous Peoples interrogated in parliament


China: Maternal deaths remain high for ethnic minorities


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


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


Kenya: Stop forced eviction of indigenous Sengwer/Cherangany people


Botswana: Bushmen face imminent eviction for ‘wildlife corridor’


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


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


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


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


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


Proyección del documental “Say My Name” en Barcelona


Bangladesh: the decline of a vibrant Bihari craft


MRG Podcast February 2014


Argentina: MRG report on health launched at UNICEF event


Iraq/Kuwait: Kuwaiti family faces discrimination


Egypt: International Religious Freedom Report welcomed


Syria: Christians in the crossfire


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


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


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


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


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


Pakistan: Campaign for religious minorities in Balochistan


Thailand: Annual festival supports hill tribe communities' education


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


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


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


Egypt: Promotion and protection of the identity of religious minorities


Egypt: Group denounces forced abduction and conversion of Coptic girls


Bangladesh: 95 percent Dalit cleaners lived in poverty


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


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


MRG Podcast: May 2013


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


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


Egypt: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances


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


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


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


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


Lithuania: Obstacles to Roma Education in Kirtimai


Burma: communal violence in Rakhine state


UK: UPPER TRIBUNAL CONFIRMED THAT TAMILS STILL REMAINS AT REAL RISK OF ILL-TREATMENT IN SRI LANKA


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


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


Bolivia: Traditional healers and climate change


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


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


India: Communal violence against Muslim minority in Madhya Pradesh


Global: European Parliament urges the EU to fight caste discrimination


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


Pakistan: Geneva event - debate on UN review


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


Nigeria: Genocide in Plateau state


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


Vietnam: Taidam “paenk khwan” ceremony


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


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


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


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


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


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


Pakistan: The Christian Sweeper Community, Pakistan's Untouchables


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


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


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


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


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


Tanzania: Maasai Women Taking Bold Stance to Protect Land Rights


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


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


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


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


Italy: San Sperate (un)welcomes Roma


Mauritania: Why do Haratine women still live in slavery?


Tanzania: October cyclical drought should not catch government unaware


Turkey: Refugee camp for Syrian Christians in Turkey sparks controversy


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


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


Syria: Map of Western (Syrian) Kurdistan


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


Egypt: Minorities show unity at crucial conference


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


India: Dalit women face violence and barriers to justice


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


Peoples under Threat 2013: podcast on religious minorities in Pakistan


Yemen: Al-Akhdam face brutal oppression


Belize: Maya People Return to Supreme Court for Protection


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


Pakistan: UN review - Urgent protection needed for minorities


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


Pakistan: Representation of Religious Minorities in Print media


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


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


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


Lithuania: Nobody wants a 'gypsy' on their staff


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


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


Mauritanie: La blessure de l'esclavage


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


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


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


Guyana: Court ruling violates indigenous peoples' rights


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


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


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


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


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


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


Philippines: Blaan family massacred, IP killings rise to 28


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


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


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


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


Pakistan: Photo story - the daily life of Christian workers


Jamaica/Global: Marcus Garvey's Legacy


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


Pakistan: Religious minorities must be rendered equal


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


Moldova: Using the UN Declaration on Minorities to combat intolerance


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


Bosnia and Herzegovina: Village of the Forgotten Widows


Zimbabwe: Helping minority youth find a political voice


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


Burma: Ongoing Impunity, Continued Army Atrocities against Kachin People


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


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


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


Nepal: Overfishing destroys minority community's livelihood


Bangladesh: Dalits demand adequate housing


Where is the dignity of Burma?


Cameroon: Ethnic minorities petition Biya over marginalisation


Libya: Tafsweet Amazigh cultural festival in Jadoo


Discrimination on religious grounds still persists in secular Nepal


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


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


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


Ensuring minority rights in Nepal's new constitution


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


Egypt: Coptic community prepares for coming parliamentary elections


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


Malaysia: The road to Murum dam


Iran Fires 105 Ahwazi Workers


Belize: EIA 'consultation' neither free nor fair


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


Lithuania's Roma - stateless and excluded


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


Cameroun: La situation des minorités Montagnardes


Georgia: Armenian political prisoners Vahagn Chakhalyan released from prison


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


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


Egypt: forceful relocation of Christians from Rafah, Sinai


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


Colombia: San Juan community assert their rights


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


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


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


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


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


Can minority and indigenous women benefit from international agreements?


Namibia: UN Envoy says minorities and indigenous peoples crave inclusion


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


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


Iran arrests, tortures and kills Ahwazi Arabs in new clampdown


Cameroon: Participation of Minorities in 2013 Elections


Burma: Children in Thai refugee camps face few prospects


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


Turkey: Dam deluge for Kurds


Papua New Guinea: Police raids around Porgera gold mine


Nepal: New report on protecting minority rights in federal systems


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


Madagascar: Rio Tinto’s history of human rights abuses


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


Mass protests in India to reclaim Dalit budgetary rights


Cameroon: violent repression against the Mbororo


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


35 videos documenting caste discrimination across India launched


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


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


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


Libya: Amazigh demand equality and respect


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


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


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


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


Philippines: Police, security push protesters from mining conference


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


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


Kenya: MRG Street Theatre Programme spreads messages of peace


Egypt: Criminal court sentences whole Christian family to hard labour


Philippines: Youth indigenous leader tortured and killed


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


Sri Lanka: villagers denied right to return home


India: Arbitrary arrest of Christian human rights defender


Iraq: Violence against minority women is rife and poorly addressed


Indonesia: local governments pass laws discriminating against the Ahmadiyah community


Mauritius: New group denounces discrimination against Creoles


Canada: Racism Reborn


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


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


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


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


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


Sudan: Correction - Intisar Sharif Abdulla still in custody


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


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


India: Land and life lost in Bihar


Pakistan: Access to water key to development


Kenya's fisherwomen helping themselves out of poverty


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


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


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


Philippines: KAMP calls for justice over Lumad killing


Pakistani schools portray Hindus, minorities negatively: US study


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


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


India: Rehabilitation drive for manual scavengers


India: Dalit women trained on advocacy


Injustices with minorities in flood relief in Pakistan


Iran: Azeris protest against dams and government neglect


Philippines: Lumad village suffers third forced evacuation in 5 months


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


Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn killing of Margarito Cabal


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


India: Dongria Kondh take mining battle to Supreme Court


Afro-Colombian women defend their heritage


Namibia: Protest by Himba and Zemba Indigenous Peoples


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


Russia: Coal smog settles over Siberia


Guatemala: Stove project to improve cooking methods


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


MRG Podcast: November 2011


Chile: Easter Islands, silent genocide


MRG Podcast: February 2012


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


Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn military harassment of UP students


Iran: Mayor Fires 400 Ahwazi Workers


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


Kenya: minority and indigenous women face multiple discrimination


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


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


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


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


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


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


Colombia: nuevo documental - Hacienda Cañasgordas: Arqueología del Relato


India: Discrimination against Dalits still rife in Madhya Pradesh village


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


Minorities speak at the UN: Kenya


Burma: Mega-dams to impact thousands


India: Community groups campaign for religious freedom


Southern Africa: San Peoples sign common rights declaration


India: Anti-corruption movement excludes minorities


China: Hard times for nomads in Tibet


Australia: Aborigines halt Rio Tinto mining project


Burma: International support needed to protect Rohingyas from persecution


Bangladesh: Minority Hindu girls raise their hands


Vietnam: weekly market attracts minorities from the culturally diverse north


Malaysian police raid AIDS fundraiser at a church


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


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


Nepal: expert panel best guarantees IPs rights in new constitution


Burma: Resource development fuels ethnic conflict


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


Kyrgyzstan: Sexual and gender-based violence


Somalia: testimonies of violence from minority women


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


Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part II


Nepal: More violence sparked by inter-caste marriage


Argentina: Radio programme on the Barlovento Group


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


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


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


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


Burma: Foreign investment is a catalyst for conflict


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


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


Pioneering use of street theatre to tackle prejudice in Rwanda


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


Argentina: Programa Radial sobre la Legitimización de las tierras Mocovies


MRG Podcast: October 2011


Iran: Baha’i educational programme targeted in raids


Sri Lanka: Improve protection for women migrant workers


China: Tibetans stop mining on sacred mountain


Nepal: UN welcomes new law on caste-based discrimination


MRG Podcast: September 2011


Europe: Corporate abuse flows along BP’s oil pipeline


Pakistan: Religious diversity must for peace, development


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


India: Mining, conflict and Adivasis


DRC: Buela community at a disadvantage


Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part I


India: Dalits demand land rights in Bihar


Burma: Dams feed ethnic conflict


Ethiopia/UK: Oromo rally in London


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


Iraq: Christian remembers brutal attack on Baghdad church


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


Minorities speak at the UN: Kyrgyzstan


Police crackdown on Human Rights defenders in Malaysia


Botswana: Diamonds bring no benefits to Basarwa


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


Philippines: indigenous peoples, environmentalists ejected from mining conference


India: Dalit homes destroyed without warning by Delhi authorities


Suriname: Saramaka win case in human rights court


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


Thailand: Migrant workers exploited amid floods, rights groups warn


Bangladesh: MRG visits a Dalit Sweeper colony in Dhaka


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


Kenya: An Ogiek woman's journey to liberation


Sri Lanka: laws fail to protect minorities


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


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


India: Why Dalits and Minorities fear Freedom Struggle


Burma: Military targeting civilians in Kachin State


Pakistan's leaders promise equal rights for minorities


Panama: Afropanamanian Newsletter October 2011


Philippines: Indigenous peoples wary over new mining policy


Ahwazi Refugees plight in Al-Waleed camp


MRG Podcast: June 2011


Israel's Bedouin Arabs at risk: the Prawer plan


MRG Podcast: January 2012


Iran uses intimidation to deter Arab protests


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


MRG Event: Business, natural resources and minority rights


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


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


Minorities speak at the UN: Georgia


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


Kenya/Ethiopia: Escalation of border conflict between ethnic communities


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


Nepal: Feminist Dalit Organisation celebrate International Women's Day


Russia: Sakha protest mining rush in Siberia


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


Vietnamese and Thai authorities blocked launch of human rights report


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


Uganda: Land injustice for the Basongora


India: Warrant issued for police officer who removed turban


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


Nepal: impunity for perpetrators of communal violence


South East Asia: The campaign against destructive palm oil


Minorities speak at the UN: Uganda


Chile: Anti-terror law used against Mapuche activists


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


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


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


China pressured Cambodia to deport Uighur refugees: Wikileaks


Kenya: Flood hits Maasai land again


Indigenous Chichewa dictionary launched in Malawi


Thailand: Indigenous people penalised for carrying out traditional practices


Cameroon: Mbororos petition government over delay to implement commission findings


Vietnam: New wave of arrests for religious activists


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


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


Cameroon: Justice for victims of powerful commercial landowner


Iran: River diversion dries up Ahwazi Arab land


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


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


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


Bangladeshi government blocks EU-funded anti-torture project


Adivasis of Bangladesh: a year of broken promises


Voices of Pakistani Christians and Sikhs


MRG Podcast: August 2011


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


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


Colombia: Land rights defenders remain under threat


Philippines: Indigenous groups condemn slaying of prominent activist


UK: Dale Farm residents resist controversial eviction by Basildon Council


Nepalese Minority Groups; Struggle for Identity & Representation


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


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


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


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


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


Dominican Republic: Marginalized, harrassed and criminalized


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


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


Russia: Reindeer herders seek deal with energy giants


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


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


Government of Kenya given ultimatum to resolve Mau Narok land issue


Burma: conflict leads to spike in trafficking of Palaung minority


Philippines: Northern folk barrage mining companies in the Metro


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


Cambodia: Bilingual education offers opportunities to indigenous communities


Uganda: Meet the first Mutwa graduate


MRG Podcast: April 2011


Cambodia: Kuy people rally to save ‘our forest’


Ethiopia: Forced displacement and ‘villagization'


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


Kenya: Fishermen abducted by Ethiopian militia


MRG Podcast: May 2011


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


New report: Preventing Conflict in Karamoja, Uganda


India: Gauri's story


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


Photo story: Inside Egypt's Revolution


MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH IN PERU


India: Adivasis fight mega-dams


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


URGENT PRESS RELEASE:RADIO BIAFRA LONDON BROADCAST TIME IS NOW 9PM NIGERIAN TIME


Minorities at the UN: Improve education for minorities in Zimbabwe


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


Gabon: Mining, dams and repression


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


MRG talk: Land Grabbing and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights


Ethiopia: Land grabs fuel violence in Gambella


Nepal: Killing underscores persistent problem of inter-caste discrimination


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


Egypt: Al Kalema Centre condemns attacks against Anba Beshouy monastery


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


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


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


Malaysia: Indigenous groups contest mega-dams in Sarawak


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


UK/Nigeria: RADIO BIAFRA LONDON IS BACK!


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


Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees suffer from lack of documentation


State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2012


Tanzania: Government unrelenting on parceling out Maasai land in Loliondo


Foreign investment threatens Burma's ethnic minorities: report


MRG Podcast: March 2011


Human Rights Day Celebration in Ndugulu, Kenya


Philippines: legal changes needed to address inequality of Muslim women


A scientist discusses glacial retreat in the Himalayas


Malaysia: Possible crackdown on marginalised Indians


Young Journalist Award runner up: A grassroots revolution


Kenya: Beading young Samburu girls into sexual bondage


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


Pakistan: Small ideas brought benefit to poorer communities in Pakistan


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


Christian and Sikh minorities in Pakistan


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


Young Journalist Award runner up: Street racing queen of Ramallah


Kenya&EU: Maasai activits and EC representative discuss EC


Support the peaceful demonstrators in Syria


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


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


Uzbekistan/Kazakhstan: Retreating Aral Sea displaces Karakalpaks


Argentina: 2010 Census - Successful or not?


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


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


San Andres, Colombia - We stay with nothing


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


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


Colombia: Un poema sobre la solidaridad entre los pueblos


SYRIAC MEMBERS CAPTURED IN SYRIA


Bangladesh: Government closes down project for human rights defenders


Kenya: Justice for Indigenous Peoples - The Endorois Case


India: Dalits unable to access government disaster relief programs


EU: Minority Voices - a community-based media initiative


Kenya: Endorois Traditional Song


Philippines' indigenous groups protest mining exploration on ancestral lands


MRG Podcast: February 2011


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


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


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


India: Dalit Christians in search for justice


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


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


Young Journalist Award runner up:The Ghosts Without Pigment


The situation in the Syrian Kurdish areas worsens


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


Minority religious places of worship Malaysia


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


Boletin Informativo JENHeration


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


Cambodian indigenous group threatened by rubber company


Our Dance, Our Identity


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


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


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


Yemen: voices of the Akhdam minority


Pakistan’s Dalits denied flood relief because of caste discrimination


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


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


Canada: Interview with Chief Wilton Littlechild


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


Hungary: Halmaj under water


MRG Podcast: November 2010


Pakistan's Christian Leader Buried In His Native Village


MRG Podcast: October 2010


Uganda: Batwa Sounds


Kenya: MRG condemns targeted attacks on Ogiek activists


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


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


Afro descendant in the Americas: A Struggle for Recognition


Interviews with Activists: Rorian Cherono on the Ogiek of Kenya


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


Meet the Activists: Esther Somoire


40 Years Protecting Minorities


Cambodia: Evictions from around the Boeung Kak Lake


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


Cattle rustling in South Sudan


Conservation and Sustainable Development at Krast area in Kien Luong District


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


Syria: Between The Barbed Wire


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


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


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


Interview: ethnic tensions, cattle raiding in Sudan


Hungary: Cicsero - the story of a Roma news agency


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


Cambodia: forum seeks ways to address marginalization of indigenous peoples


Life on the edge; the Mbororo of Cameroon


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


Burma: Children displaced by war face hunger, forced labor


Religious minority activists in Malaysia discuss problems facing their communities


Photo Story from Kenya and Uganda


Botswana: Lentswe La Batswapong


Minorities struggle with identity and discrimination in divided Cyprus


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


Garifunas en Nicaragua


Hungary: Rap in Halmaj


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


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


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


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


Interviews with Activists: Thomas Philips on religious minorities in Malaysia


The State of Minority Groups in Azerbaijan


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


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


MRG Podcast: December 2010


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


Oromo Refugees trapped in Libya with nowhere to turn


Syria in change - Solution for the Kurdish issue


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


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


Iran: Stop Ethnic Cleansings In Ahwaz


Argentina: IT'S HARD TO BE BLACK HERE


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


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


Tanzania: Maasai land dispute with safari tourism group


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


Cambodia: Khmer Rouge leaders charged with genocide against minorities


Sri Lanka: Discrimination against Tamils continues after the war


Botswana: The Unique Dance of Vekuhane


The global pandemic of environmental racism and corporate impunity


DRC: Refugees in their own land


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


Namibia: Indigenous groups' long road to claim their rights


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


10 years after legal victory still no resolution for Chagossians


Belize: SATIIM's Oil Summit


Mbanderu Community in Botswana-Minority Voice


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


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


Syria/Iraq: Toward the end of Syriac Christians?


Malawi to celebrate World Mother Language Day


MRG at the UN Forum on Minority Issues


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


Kenya: A visit to Maasai Mara


Uganda: Climate change worsening food insecurity in Karamoja


State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2011


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


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


Interview with Akli Bessadah: an Amazigh who escaped Libya


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


Refugee Mothers - Georgia


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


Hungary: Unemployment in Cserehát – local Roma collecting cherry


Kenya: Photo story from the Endorois homelands


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


Thailand: Education desperately needed for migrant and stateless children


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


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


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


The Tonga People in Zimbabwe: A forgotten people.


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


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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