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DRC: Congolese journalists learn to report on indigenous groups

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?

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

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

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

Africa/USA: Future "Big Africas"

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

Nepal: Indigenous people - still a long way to go

USA/Africa: A Farewell To Elombe Brath

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

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

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

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

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

USA: An Affirmation Poem Written For Minorities

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

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

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

Nepal: Indigenous locals demand that development projects respect their rights

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

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

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

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

Nepal: Indigenous women want recognition and equality

SWM 2014: Countering racism in South American football

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

Bangladesh: Hindus under threat

Minority Voices Podcast: September 2014

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

Nepal: Indigenous youth need support

Bangladesh: Education on human rights for minority groups

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

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

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

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

SWM 2014: Rising hostility against Bulgaria’s refugee population

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

Iran: Torture, Imprisonment and Summary Execution for Ahwazi Arabs

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

Nepal: Is REDD+ indigenous-friendly?

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

Zimbabwe: Mthwakazi leaders' rights abused

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

SWM 2014: Tackling Islamophobia in the United Kingdom

Sri Lanka: Buddhist extremists attack innocent Muslims

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

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

SWM 2014: Action against untouchability in Bangladesh

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

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

Iran: Harrowing report reveals discrimination against Ahwazi Arab workers

Nigeria: Ogoni people hail London court ruling against Shell

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

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

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

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

India: Gita's Story

Indigenous Peoples and the UN: Triumphs & Tragedies

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

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

Kenya: Campaign against harmful beading culture in Samburu communities

Philippines: Cordilleran human rights worker gunned down in Ifugao

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

Egypt: New MRG documentary - Dead on Paper

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

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

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

Burma: Network calls for action for rivers

Georgia: Photo exhibition highlights fragile Dukhobor culture

SWM 2014: Photo story

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

Philippines: Bajao Community in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

Egypt: Liberate the emirate of Delga

Namibia: Himba people protest against dam and attempted bribery

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

Palestine: Interview with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, human rights activist

Iran: Deadly sewage threatens millions of Ahwaz Arab people

UK: Chagossians protest MPA outside UK Court of Appeal

Morocco: The Threshold of the Desert

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

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

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

Mauritania: Interview with lawyer Me Elid Mohameden

Armenia: Young minority leader preserves Yezidi identity and language

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

Guatemala: Edgar Pérez - Genocide and justice

Ukraine: Crimean Tatars are being neglected

Nigeria: Amnesty to Boko-Haram, a misnomer

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

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

MRG Podcast March 2014

Philippines: Tumandok people march against Jalaur Dam

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

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

Burma: Systematic sexual violence in ethnic areas, new report

Iran: Repressive Regime to Expand its Prisons in Ahwaz

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

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

Zimbabwe: Zanu PF targets San leaders

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

Burma: Leaked documents expose government complicity in persecution of Rohingya

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

Nepal: Muslim leaders form alliance to press demands

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

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

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

Egypt: Controversial laws regulating NGOs result in fines and imprisonment

Zimbabwe: Matabeleland Youths Arrested for Demanding Fairness in Employment

Afghanistan: Interview with Hazara activist Fakhria Ibrahimi

Hungary: Roma children arbitrarily separated from families

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

Norway: Global indigenous preparatory conference underway in Alta

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

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

Egypt: Copts of Wasta face unknown future

Egypt: Christian churches under attack in Minya

Egypt: Nubian community health support systems

Egypt: Three Churches Pray for Abducted Minor Christian Girls

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

Iraq: Religion and identity

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

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

Nepal: Indigenous governing institutions form rights alliance

MRG film to be screened at Barcelona exhibition

Egypt: Copts face discrimination & violence in aftermath of coup

Taiwan: Chairperson of Council of Indigenous Peoples interrogated in parliament

Europe: A bike ride to meet linguistic minorities

Syria: Fears for ancient Christian communities continue

From Cardiff to Los Angeles through a documentary

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

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

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

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

Fiji: Disputes over Chiefly status in the Ai iTaukei community

Bangladesh: the decline of a vibrant Bihari craft

Kenya: Stop forced eviction of indigenous Sengwer/Cherangany people

Botswana: Bushmen face imminent eviction for ‘wildlife corridor’

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

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

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

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

China: Maternal deaths remain high for ethnic minorities

Egypt: International Religious Freedom Report welcomed

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

Proyección del documental “Say My Name” en Barcelona

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

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

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

Syria: Christians in the crossfire

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

Pakistan: Campaign for religious minorities in Balochistan

MRG Podcast February 2014

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

Argentina: MRG report on health launched at UNICEF event

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

Bangladesh: 95 percent Dalit cleaners lived in poverty

Egypt: Group denounces forced abduction and conversion of Coptic girls

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

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

MRG Podcast: May 2013

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

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

Photo story: Peoples under Threat 2014

Lithuania: Obstacles to Roma Education in Kirtimai

Burma: communal violence in Rakhine state

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

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

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

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

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

Thailand: Annual festival supports hill tribe communities' education

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

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

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

Iraq/Kuwait: Kuwaiti family faces discrimination

Pakistan: Geneva event - debate on UN review

Egypt: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

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

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


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

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

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

Vietnam: Taidam “paenk khwan” ceremony

Nigeria: Genocide in Plateau state

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

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

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

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

Bolivia: Traditional healers and climate change

India: Communal violence against Muslim minority in Madhya Pradesh

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

Pakistan: The Christian Sweeper Community, Pakistan's Untouchables

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

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

Italy: San Sperate (un)welcomes Roma

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

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

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

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

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

Tanzania: Maasai Women Taking Bold Stance to Protect Land Rights

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

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

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

Tanzania: October cyclical drought should not catch government unaware

Syria: Map of Western (Syrian) Kurdistan

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

India: Dalit women face violence and barriers to justice

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

Egypt: Minorities show unity at crucial conference

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

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

Pakistan: UN review - Urgent protection needed for minorities

Belize: Maya People Return to Supreme Court for Protection

Mauritania: Why do Haratine women still live in slavery?

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

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

Turkey: Refugee camp for Syrian Christians in Turkey sparks controversy

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

Peoples under Threat 2013: podcast on religious minorities in Pakistan

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

Mauritanie: La blessure de l'esclavage

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

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

Yemen: Al-Akhdam face brutal oppression

India: Scavengers’ march sends message of hope

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

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

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

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

Guyana: Court ruling violates indigenous peoples' rights

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

Philippines: Blaan family massacred, IP killings rise to 28

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jamaica/Global: Marcus Garvey's Legacy

Pakistan: Photo story - the daily life of Christian workers

Burma: Ongoing Impunity, Continued Army Atrocities against Kachin People

Pakistan: Representation of Religious Minorities in Print media

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Village of the Forgotten Widows

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

Pakistan: Religious minorities must be rendered equal

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

Nepal: Overfishing destroys minority community's livelihood

Zimbabwe: Helping minority youth find a political voice

Where is the dignity of Burma?

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

Bangladesh: Dalits demand adequate housing

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

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

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

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

Libya: Tafsweet Amazigh cultural festival in Jadoo

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

Ensuring minority rights in Nepal's new constitution

Belize: EIA 'consultation' neither free nor fair

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

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

Malaysia: The road to Murum dam

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

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

Cameroon: Ethnic minorities petition Biya over marginalisation

Iran Fires 105 Ahwazi Workers

Egypt: Coptic community prepares for coming parliamentary elections

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

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

Lithuania's Roma - stateless and excluded

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

Colombia: San Juan community assert their rights

Georgia: Armenian political prisoners Vahagn Chakhalyan released from prison

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

Cameroun: La situation des minorités Montagnardes

Egypt: forceful relocation of Christians from Rafah, Sinai

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

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

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

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

Namibia: UN Envoy says minorities and indigenous peoples crave inclusion

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

Cameroon: Participation of Minorities in 2013 Elections

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

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

Can minority and indigenous women benefit from international agreements?

Burma: Children in Thai refugee camps face few prospects

Iran arrests, tortures and kills Ahwazi Arabs in new clampdown

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

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

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

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

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

Papua New Guinea: Police raids around Porgera gold mine

Turkey: Dam deluge for Kurds

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

Nepal: New report on protecting minority rights in federal systems

Mass protests in India to reclaim Dalit budgetary rights

35 videos documenting caste discrimination across India launched

Cameroon: violent repression against the Mbororo

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

Madagascar: Rio Tinto’s history of human rights abuses

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

Philippines: Police, security push protesters from mining conference

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

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

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

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

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

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

Philippines: Youth indigenous leader tortured and killed

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

Kenya: MRG Street Theatre Programme spreads messages of peace

India: Arbitrary arrest of Christian human rights defender

Sri Lanka: villagers denied right to return home

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

Indonesia: local governments pass laws discriminating against the Ahmadiyah community

Mauritius: New group denounces discrimination against Creoles

Canada: Racism Reborn

Egypt: Criminal court sentences whole Christian family to hard labour

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

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

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

Iraq: Violence against minority women is rife and poorly addressed

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

Pakistan: Access to water key to development

Kenya's fisherwomen helping themselves out of poverty

Philippines: KAMP calls for justice over Lumad killing

Philippines: Lumad village suffers third forced evacuation in 5 months

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

India: Land and life lost in Bihar

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

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

Libya: Amazigh demand equality and respect

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

India: Rehabilitation drive for manual scavengers

Sudan: Correction - Intisar Sharif Abdulla still in custody

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

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

Iran: Azeris protest against dams and government neglect

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

Injustices with minorities in flood relief in Pakistan

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

Pakistani schools portray Hindus, minorities negatively: US study

India: Dalit women trained on advocacy

MRG Podcast: February 2012

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

MRG Podcast: November 2011

Guatemala: Stove project to improve cooking methods

India: Dongria Kondh take mining battle to Supreme Court

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

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

Afro-Colombian women defend their heritage

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

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

Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn military harassment of UP students

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

Russia: Coal smog settles over Siberia

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

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

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

Iran: Mayor Fires 400 Ahwazi Workers

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

Chile: Easter Islands, silent genocide

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

Minorities speak at the UN: Kenya

Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn killing of Margarito Cabal

Vietnam: weekly market attracts minorities from the culturally diverse north

India: Discrimination against Dalits still rife in Madhya Pradesh village

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

Kenya: minority and indigenous women face multiple discrimination

Burma: Mega-dams to impact thousands

Southern Africa: San Peoples sign common rights declaration

Colombia: nuevo documental - Hacienda Cañasgordas: Arqueología del Relato

China: Hard times for nomads in Tibet

India: Anti-corruption movement excludes minorities

Namibia: Protest by Himba and Zemba Indigenous Peoples

Malaysian police raid AIDS fundraiser at a church

Burma: International support needed to protect Rohingyas from persecution

Australia: Aborigines halt Rio Tinto mining project

India: Community groups campaign for religious freedom

Bangladesh: Minority Hindu girls raise their hands

Burma: Resource development fuels ethnic conflict

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

Nepal: expert panel best guarantees IPs rights in new constitution

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

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

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

Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part II

MRG Podcast: October 2011

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

Nepal: More violence sparked by inter-caste marriage

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

Argentina: Radio programme on the Barlovento Group

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

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

Kyrgyzstan: Sexual and gender-based violence

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

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

Burma: Foreign investment is a catalyst for conflict

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

Pioneering use of street theatre to tackle prejudice in Rwanda

MRG Podcast: September 2011

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

China: Tibetans stop mining on sacred mountain

Iran: Baha’i educational programme targeted in raids

Somalia: testimonies of violence from minority women

Nepal: UN welcomes new law on caste-based discrimination

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

Argentina: Programa Radial sobre la Legitimización de las tierras Mocovies

Pakistan: Religious diversity must for peace, development

Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part I

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

DRC: Buela community at a disadvantage

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

India: Mining, conflict and Adivasis

Burma: Dams feed ethnic conflict

Minorities speak at the UN: Kyrgyzstan

Europe: Corporate abuse flows along BP’s oil pipeline

Police crackdown on Human Rights defenders in Malaysia

Philippines: indigenous peoples, environmentalists ejected from mining conference

Thailand: Migrant workers exploited amid floods, rights groups warn

Suriname: Saramaka win case in human rights court

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

India: Dalit homes destroyed without warning by Delhi authorities

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

Iraq: Christian remembers brutal attack on Baghdad church

Botswana: Diamonds bring no benefits to Basarwa

Sri Lanka: laws fail to protect minorities

India: Dalits demand land rights in Bihar

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

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

Kenya: An Ogiek woman's journey to liberation

Ethiopia/UK: Oromo rally in London

Burma: Military targeting civilians in Kachin State

MRG Podcast: June 2011

Philippines: Indigenous peoples wary over new mining policy

India: Why Dalits and Minorities fear Freedom Struggle

Pakistan's leaders promise equal rights for minorities

MRG Podcast: January 2012

Panama: Afropanamanian Newsletter October 2011

Iran uses intimidation to deter Arab protests

Israel's Bedouin Arabs at risk: the Prawer plan

Ahwazi Refugees plight in Al-Waleed camp

Minorities speak at the UN: Georgia

Bangladesh: MRG visits a Dalit Sweeper colony in Dhaka

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

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

MRG Event: Business, natural resources and minority rights

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

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

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

Nepal: Feminist Dalit Organisation celebrate International Women's Day

Vietnamese and Thai authorities blocked launch of human rights report

Kenya/Ethiopia: Escalation of border conflict between ethnic communities

Russia: Sakha protest mining rush in Siberia

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

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

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

Minorities speak at the UN: Uganda

South East Asia: The campaign against destructive palm oil

Nepal: impunity for perpetrators of communal violence

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

Uganda: Land injustice for the Basongora

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

Chile: Anti-terror law used against Mapuche activists

India: Warrant issued for police officer who removed turban

China pressured Cambodia to deport Uighur refugees: Wikileaks

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

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

Kenya: Flood hits Maasai land again

Cameroon: Mbororos petition government over delay to implement commission findings

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

Vietnam: New wave of arrests for religious activists

Cameroon: Justice for victims of powerful commercial landowner

Indigenous Chichewa dictionary launched in Malawi

Thailand: Indigenous people penalised for carrying out traditional practices

Voices of Pakistani Christians and Sikhs

Bangladeshi government blocks EU-funded anti-torture project

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

MRG Podcast: August 2011

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

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

Adivasis of Bangladesh: a year of broken promises

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

Iran: River diversion dries up Ahwazi Arab land

Philippines: Indigenous groups condemn slaying of prominent activist

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

Colombia: Land rights defenders remain under threat

UK: Dale Farm residents resist controversial eviction by Basildon Council

Nepalese Minority Groups; Struggle for Identity & Representation

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

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

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

Minorities speak at the UN: India

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

Dominican Republic: Marginalized, harrassed and criminalized

Sri Lanka: Improve protection for women migrant workers

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

Kenya: Fishermen abducted by Ethiopian militia

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

Philippines: Northern folk barrage mining companies in the Metro

Government of Kenya given ultimatum to resolve Mau Narok land issue

Burma: conflict leads to spike in trafficking of Palaung minority

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

Russia: Reindeer herders seek deal with energy giants

Uganda: Meet the first Mutwa graduate

New report: Preventing Conflict in Karamoja, Uganda

Cambodia: Bilingual education offers opportunities to indigenous communities

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

MRG Podcast: May 2011

MRG Podcast: April 2011

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

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

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

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


Ethiopia: Forced displacement and ‘villagization'

Cambodia: Kuy people rally to save ‘our forest’

Photo story: Inside Egypt's Revolution

India: Adivasis fight mega-dams

India: Gauri's story


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

Minorities at the UN: Improve education for minorities in Zimbabwe

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

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

MRG talk: Land Grabbing and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

Gabon: Mining, dams and repression

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

Nepal: Killing underscores persistent problem of inter-caste discrimination

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

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

Egypt: Al Kalema Centre condemns attacks against Anba Beshouy monastery

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

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

Malaysia: Indigenous groups contest mega-dams in Sarawak

Ethiopia: Land grabs fuel violence in Gambella

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees suffer from lack of documentation

Tanzania: Government unrelenting on parceling out Maasai land in Loliondo

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2012


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

MRG Podcast: March 2011

Foreign investment threatens Burma's ethnic minorities: report

Human Rights Day Celebration in Ndugulu, Kenya

A scientist discusses glacial retreat in the Himalayas

Philippines: legal changes needed to address inequality of Muslim women

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

Malaysia: Possible crackdown on marginalised Indians

Young Journalist Award runner up: A grassroots revolution

Pakistan: Small ideas brought benefit to poorer communities in Pakistan

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

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

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

Kenya: Beading young Samburu girls into sexual bondage

Support the peaceful demonstrators in Syria

Kenya&EU: Maasai activits and EC representative discuss EC

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

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

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

Uzbekistan/Kazakhstan: Retreating Aral Sea displaces Karakalpaks

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

Bangladesh: Government closes down project for human rights defenders

San Andres, Colombia - We stay with nothing

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


EU: Minority Voices - a community-based media initiative

Kenya: Justice for Indigenous Peoples - The Endorois Case

Kenya: Endorois Traditional Song

Colombia: Un poema sobre la solidaridad entre los pueblos

India: Dalits unable to access government disaster relief programs

MRG Podcast: February 2011

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

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

Philippines' indigenous groups protest mining exploration on ancestral lands

India: Dalit Christians in search for justice

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

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

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

The situation in the Syrian Kurdish areas worsens

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

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

Cambodian indigenous group threatened by rubber company

Boletin Informativo JENHeration

Our Dance, Our Identity

Minority religious places of worship Malaysia

Young Journalist Award runner up:The Ghosts Without Pigment

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

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

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

Hungary: Halmaj under water

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

Canada: Interview with Chief Wilton Littlechild

Yemen: voices of the Akhdam minority

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

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

Pakistan’s Dalits denied flood relief because of caste discrimination

MRG Podcast: November 2010

MRG Podcast: October 2010

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

Pakistan's Christian Leader Buried In His Native Village

Uganda: Batwa Sounds

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

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

Afro descendant in the Americas: A Struggle for Recognition

Interviews with Activists: Rorian Cherono on the Ogiek of Kenya

Kenya: MRG condemns targeted attacks on Ogiek activists

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

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

Conservation and Sustainable Development at Krast area in Kien Luong District

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

Interview: ethnic tensions, cattle raiding in Sudan

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

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

Hungary: Cicsero - the story of a Roma news agency

Syria: Between The Barbed Wire

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

Cambodia: forum seeks ways to address marginalization of indigenous peoples

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

Religious minority activists in Malaysia discuss problems facing their communities

Life on the edge; the Mbororo of Cameroon

Minorities struggle with identity and discrimination in divided Cyprus

Burma: Children displaced by war face hunger, forced labor

Garifunas en Nicaragua

Hungary: Rap in Halmaj

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

Photo Story from Kenya and Uganda

Botswana: Lentswe La Batswapong

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

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

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

The State of Minority Groups in Azerbaijan

MRG Podcast: December 2010

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

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

Interviews with Activists: Thomas Philips on religious minorities in Malaysia

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

Syria in change - Solution for the Kurdish issue

Oromo Refugees trapped in Libya with nowhere to turn

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

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

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

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

Iran: Stop Ethnic Cleansings In Ahwaz

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


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

Botswana: The Unique Dance of Vekuhane

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge leaders charged with genocide against minorities

The global pandemic of environmental racism and corporate impunity

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

DRC: Refugees in their own land

Sri Lanka: Discrimination against Tamils continues after the war

Tanzania: Maasai land dispute with safari tourism group

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

Namibia: Indigenous groups' long road to claim their rights

Belize: SATIIM's Oil Summit

10 years after legal victory still no resolution for Chagossians

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

Malawi to celebrate World Mother Language Day

Syria/Iraq: Toward the end of Syriac Christians?

MRG at the UN Forum on Minority Issues

Mbanderu Community in Botswana-Minority Voice

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

Kenya: A visit to Maasai Mara

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2011

Uganda: Climate change worsening food insecurity in Karamoja

Interview with Akli Bessadah: an Amazigh who escaped Libya

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

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

Refugee Mothers - Georgia

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

Hungary: Unemployment in Cserehát – local Roma collecting cherry

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

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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