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Africa/USA: Future "Big Africas"


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


USA/Africa: A Farewell To Elombe Brath


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Philippines: Indigenous women express support for Andrea Rosal


Nepal: Indigenous locals demand that development projects respect their rights


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


USA: An Affirmation Poem Written For Minorities


SWM 2014: Countering racism in South American football


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


Egypt: New MRG documentary - Dead on Paper


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


Nepal: Indigenous women want recognition and equality


Nepal: Is REDD+ indigenous-friendly?


SWM 2014: Rising hostility against Bulgaria’s refugee population


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


Sri Lanka: Buddhist extremists attack innocent Muslims


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


Bangladesh: Education on human rights for minority groups


SWM 2014: Action against untouchability in Bangladesh


Bangladesh: Hindus under threat


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


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


SWM 2014: Photo story


SWM 2014: Tackling Islamophobia in the United Kingdom


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


Zimbabwe: Mthwakazi leaders' rights abused


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


Nigeria: Ogoni people hail London court ruling against Shell


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


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


VIDEO: Speaking out for minority women in Somalia


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


Indigenous Peoples and the UN: Triumphs & Tragedies


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


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


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


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


Kenya: Campaign against harmful beading culture in Samburu communities


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


Philippines: Cordilleran human rights worker gunned down in Ifugao


Georgia: Photo exhibition highlights fragile Dukhobor culture


Philippines: Bajao Community in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan


Burma: Network calls for action for rivers


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


UK: Chagossians protest MPA outside UK Court of Appeal


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


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


Namibia: Himba people protest against dam and attempted bribery


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


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


Armenia: Young minority leader preserves Yezidi identity and language


Egypt: Liberate the emirate of Delga


Philippines: Tumandok people march against Jalaur Dam


Palestine: Interview with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, human rights activist


Guatemala: Edgar Pérez - Genocide and justice


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


Mauritania: Interview with lawyer Me Elid Mohameden


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


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


Afghanistan: Interview with Hazara activist Fakhria Ibrahimi


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


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


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


Ukraine: Crimean Tatars are being neglected


Morocco: The Threshold of the Desert


MRG Podcast March 2014


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


Nigeria: Amnesty to Boko-Haram, a misnomer


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


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


Burma: Leaked documents expose government complicity in persecution of Rohingya


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


Burma: Systematic sexual violence in ethnic areas, new report


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


Zimbabwe: Zanu PF targets San leaders


Nepal: Muslim leaders form alliance to press demands


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


Photo story: Peoples under Threat 2014


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


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


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


Hungary: Roma children arbitrarily separated from families


Zimbabwe: Matabeleland Youths Arrested for Demanding Fairness in Employment


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


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


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


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


Egypt: Christian churches under attack in Minya


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


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


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


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


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


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


China: Maternal deaths remain high for ethnic minorities


MRG film to be screened at Barcelona exhibition


Taiwan: Chairperson of Council of Indigenous Peoples interrogated in parliament


Kenya: Stop forced eviction of indigenous Sengwer/Cherangany people


Botswana: Bushmen face imminent eviction for ‘wildlife corridor’


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


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


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


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


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


Iraq/Kuwait: Kuwaiti family faces discrimination


MRG Podcast February 2014


Thailand: Annual festival supports hill tribe communities' education


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


Proyección del documental “Say My Name” en Barcelona


Argentina: MRG report on health launched at UNICEF event


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


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


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


Syria: Christians in the crossfire


Egypt: International Religious Freedom Report welcomed


Bangladesh: the decline of a vibrant Bihari craft


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


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


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


Pakistan: Campaign for religious minorities in Balochistan


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


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


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


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


Egypt: Promotion and protection of the identity of religious minorities


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


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


Bangladesh: 95 percent Dalit cleaners lived in poverty


Egypt: Group denounces forced abduction and conversion of Coptic girls


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


Egypt: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances


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


MRG Podcast: May 2013


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


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


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


Bolivia: Traditional healers and climate change


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


Lithuania: Obstacles to Roma Education in Kirtimai


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


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


Burma: communal violence in Rakhine state


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


India: Communal violence against Muslim minority in Madhya Pradesh


Global: European Parliament urges the EU to fight caste discrimination


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


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


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


Pakistan: Geneva event - debate on UN review


Nigeria: Genocide in Plateau state


Vietnam: Taidam “paenk khwan” ceremony


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Pakistan: The Christian Sweeper Community, Pakistan's Untouchables


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


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


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


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


Mauritania: Why do Haratine women still live in slavery?


Tanzania: Maasai Women Taking Bold Stance to Protect Land Rights


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


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


Turkey: Refugee camp for Syrian Christians in Turkey sparks controversy


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


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


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


Tanzania: October cyclical drought should not catch government unaware


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


Italy: San Sperate (un)welcomes Roma


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


Syria: Map of Western (Syrian) Kurdistan


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


Egypt: Minorities show unity at crucial conference


Peoples under Threat 2013: podcast on religious minorities in Pakistan


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


Yemen: Al-Akhdam face brutal oppression


India: Dalit women face violence and barriers to justice


Belize: Maya People Return to Supreme Court for Protection


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


Pakistan: UN review - Urgent protection needed for minorities


Pakistan: Representation of Religious Minorities in Print media


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


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


Lithuania: Nobody wants a 'gypsy' on their staff


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


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


Mauritanie: La blessure de l'esclavage


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Guyana: Court ruling violates indigenous peoples' rights


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


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


Philippines: Blaan family massacred, IP killings rise to 28


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


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


Pakistan: Photo story - the daily life of Christian workers


Pakistan: Religious minorities must be rendered equal


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


Jamaica/Global: Marcus Garvey's Legacy


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


Moldova: Using the UN Declaration on Minorities to combat intolerance


Zimbabwe: Helping minority youth find a political voice


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


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


Bosnia and Herzegovina: Village of the Forgotten Widows


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


Nepal: Overfishing destroys minority community's livelihood


Burma: Ongoing Impunity, Continued Army Atrocities against Kachin People


Cameroon: Ethnic minorities petition Biya over marginalisation


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


Bangladesh: Dalits demand adequate housing


Libya: Tafsweet Amazigh cultural festival in Jadoo


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


Discrimination on religious grounds still persists in secular Nepal


Where is the dignity of Burma?


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


Egypt: Coptic community prepares for coming parliamentary elections


Ensuring minority rights in Nepal's new constitution


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


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


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


Belize: EIA 'consultation' neither free nor fair


Malaysia: The road to Murum dam


Iran Fires 105 Ahwazi Workers


Lithuania's Roma - stateless and excluded


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


Georgia: Armenian political prisoners Vahagn Chakhalyan released from prison


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


Cameroun: La situation des minorités Montagnardes


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


Egypt: forceful relocation of Christians from Rafah, Sinai


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


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


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


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 – Kenyan activists explain the benefits of the human rights-based approach in practice


Namibia: UN Envoy says minorities and indigenous peoples crave inclusion


Can minority and indigenous women benefit from international agreements?


Papua New Guinea: Police raids around Porgera gold mine


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


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


Burma: Children in Thai refugee camps face few prospects


Iran arrests, tortures and kills Ahwazi Arabs in new clampdown


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


Nepal: New report on protecting minority rights in federal systems


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


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


Madagascar: Rio Tinto’s history of human rights abuses


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


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


Libya: Amazigh demand equality and respect


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


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


Mass protests in India to reclaim Dalit budgetary rights


Egypt: Criminal court sentences whole Christian family to hard labour


35 videos documenting caste discrimination across India launched


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


Cameroon: violent repression against the Mbororo


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


Kenya: MRG Street Theatre Programme spreads messages of peace


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


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


Philippines: Police, security push protesters from mining conference


Sri Lanka: villagers denied right to return home


Philippines: Youth indigenous leader tortured and killed


Iraq: Violence against minority women is rife and poorly addressed


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


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


Sudan: Correction - Intisar Sharif Abdulla still in custody


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


India: Arbitrary arrest of Christian human rights defender


Mauritius: New group denounces discrimination against Creoles


Indonesia: local governments pass laws discriminating against the Ahmadiyah community


Canada: Racism Reborn


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


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


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


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


Kenya's fisherwomen helping themselves out of poverty


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


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


Pakistan: Access to water key to development


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


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


India: Land and life lost in Bihar


India: Dalit women trained on advocacy


Philippines: KAMP calls for justice over Lumad killing


Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn killing of Margarito Cabal


Pakistani schools portray Hindus, minorities negatively: US study


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


India: Rehabilitation drive for manual scavengers


Namibia: Protest by Himba and Zemba Indigenous Peoples


Injustices with minorities in flood relief in Pakistan


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


Iran: Azeris protest against dams and government neglect


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


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


Afro-Colombian women defend their heritage


Philippines: Lumad village suffers third forced evacuation in 5 months


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


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


India: Dongria Kondh take mining battle to Supreme Court


Russia: Coal smog settles over Siberia


Chile: Easter Islands, silent genocide


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


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


Iran: Mayor Fires 400 Ahwazi Workers


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


Kenya: minority and indigenous women face multiple discrimination


MRG Podcast: February 2012


MRG Podcast: November 2011


Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn military harassment of UP students


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


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


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


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


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


India: Community groups campaign for religious freedom


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


Colombia: nuevo documental - Hacienda Cañasgordas: Arqueología del Relato


Southern Africa: San Peoples sign common rights declaration


India: Discrimination against Dalits still rife in Madhya Pradesh village


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


India: Anti-corruption movement excludes minorities


China: Hard times for nomads in Tibet


Australia: Aborigines halt Rio Tinto mining project


Minorities speak at the UN: Kenya


Burma: Mega-dams to impact thousands


Bangladesh: Minority Hindu girls raise their hands


Burma: International support needed to protect Rohingyas from persecution


Vietnam: weekly market attracts minorities from the culturally diverse north


Malaysian police raid AIDS fundraiser at a church


Somalia: testimonies of violence from minority women


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


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


Nepal: expert panel best guarantees IPs rights in new constitution


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


Kyrgyzstan: Sexual and gender-based violence


Burma: Resource development fuels ethnic conflict


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


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


Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part II


Argentina: Radio programme on the Barlovento Group


Burma: Foreign investment is a catalyst for conflict


Nepal: More violence sparked by inter-caste marriage


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


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


Sri Lanka: Improve protection for women migrant workers


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


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


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


Europe: Corporate abuse flows along BP’s oil pipeline


Ethiopia/UK: Oromo rally in London


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


Iran: Baha’i educational programme targeted in raids


Argentina: Programa Radial sobre la Legitimización de las tierras Mocovies


Pioneering use of street theatre to tackle prejudice in Rwanda


MRG Podcast: October 2011


India: Dalits demand land rights in Bihar


MRG Podcast: September 2011


Nepal: UN welcomes new law on caste-based discrimination


China: Tibetans stop mining on sacred mountain


Pakistan: Religious diversity must for peace, development


India: Mining, conflict and Adivasis


Iraq: Christian remembers brutal attack on Baghdad church


DRC: Buela community at a disadvantage


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


Burma: Dams feed ethnic conflict


Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part I


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


Botswana: Diamonds bring no benefits to Basarwa


Bangladesh: MRG visits a Dalit Sweeper colony in Dhaka


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


Minorities speak at the UN: Kyrgyzstan


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


Police crackdown on Human Rights defenders in Malaysia


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


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


Philippines: indigenous peoples, environmentalists ejected from mining conference


Thailand: Migrant workers exploited amid floods, rights groups warn


Sri Lanka: laws fail to protect minorities


Kenya: An Ogiek woman's journey to liberation


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


India: Why Dalits and Minorities fear Freedom Struggle


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


Burma: Military targeting civilians in Kachin State


Pakistan's leaders promise equal rights for minorities


MRG Podcast: June 2011


Panama: Afropanamanian Newsletter October 2011


Israel's Bedouin Arabs at risk: the Prawer plan


Ahwazi Refugees plight in Al-Waleed camp


Iran uses intimidation to deter Arab protests


Philippines: Indigenous peoples wary over new mining policy


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


MRG Podcast: January 2012


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


Minorities speak at the UN: Georgia


Russia: Sakha protest mining rush in Siberia


Kenya/Ethiopia: Escalation of border conflict between ethnic communities


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


Nepal: Feminist Dalit Organisation celebrate International Women's Day


Vietnamese and Thai authorities blocked launch of human rights report


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


Uganda: Land injustice for the Basongora


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


India: Warrant issued for police officer who removed turban


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


Chile: Anti-terror law used against Mapuche activists


Indigenous Chichewa dictionary launched in Malawi


Minorities speak at the UN: Uganda


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


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


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


Thailand: Indigenous people penalised for carrying out traditional practices


China pressured Cambodia to deport Uighur refugees: Wikileaks


Kenya: Flood hits Maasai land again


Vietnam: New wave of arrests for religious activists


Cameroon: Mbororos petition government over delay to implement commission findings


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


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


Adivasis of Bangladesh: a year of broken promises


Iran: River diversion dries up Ahwazi Arab land


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


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


Cameroon: Justice for victims of powerful commercial landowner


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


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


Voices of Pakistani Christians and Sikhs


Bangladeshi government blocks EU-funded anti-torture project


MRG Podcast: August 2011


Nepalese Minority Groups; Struggle for Identity & Representation


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


Colombia: Land rights defenders remain under threat


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


Philippines: Indigenous groups condemn slaying of prominent activist


UK: Dale Farm residents resist controversial eviction by Basildon Council


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


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


Minorities speak at the UN: India


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


Burma: conflict leads to spike in trafficking of Palaung minority


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


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


Dominican Republic: Marginalized, harrassed and criminalized


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


Russia: Reindeer herders seek deal with energy giants


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


Ethiopia: Forced displacement and ‘villagization'


Cambodia: Bilingual education offers opportunities to indigenous communities


Government of Kenya given ultimatum to resolve Mau Narok land issue


MRG Podcast: April 2011


Philippines: Northern folk barrage mining companies in the Metro


Cambodia: Kuy people rally to save ‘our forest’


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


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


Uganda: Meet the first Mutwa graduate


MRG Podcast: May 2011


Kenya: Fishermen abducted by Ethiopian militia


New report: Preventing Conflict in Karamoja, Uganda


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


India: Gauri's story


Photo story: Inside Egypt's Revolution


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


MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH IN PERU


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


India: Adivasis fight mega-dams


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


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


Minorities at the UN: Improve education for minorities in Zimbabwe


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


Gabon: Mining, dams and repression


MRG talk: Land Grabbing and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights


Ethiopia: Land grabs fuel violence in Gambella


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


Nepal: Killing underscores persistent problem of inter-caste discrimination


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


Egypt: Al Kalema Centre condemns attacks against Anba Beshouy monastery


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


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


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


Malaysia: Indigenous groups contest mega-dams in Sarawak


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


UK/Nigeria: RADIO BIAFRA LONDON IS BACK!


State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2012


Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees suffer from lack of documentation


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


Young Journalist Award runner up: Street racing queen of Ramallah


Christian and Sikh minorities in Pakistan


Uzbekistan/Kazakhstan: Retreating Aral Sea displaces Karakalpaks


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


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


Kenya&EU: Maasai activits and EC representative discuss EC


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


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


Support the peaceful demonstrators in Syria


Argentina: 2010 Census - Successful or not?


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


San Andres, Colombia - We stay with nothing


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


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


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


Colombia: Un poema sobre la solidaridad entre los pueblos


Kenya: Justice for Indigenous Peoples - The Endorois Case


Bangladesh: Government closes down project for human rights defenders


SYRIAC MEMBERS CAPTURED IN SYRIA


India: Dalits unable to access government disaster relief programs


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


EU: Minority Voices - a community-based media initiative


Kenya: Endorois Traditional Song


Philippines' indigenous groups protest mining exploration on ancestral lands


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


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


Young Journalist Award runner up:The Ghosts Without Pigment


India: Dalit Christians in search for justice


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


Boletin Informativo JENHeration


Minority religious places of worship Malaysia


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


The situation in the Syrian Kurdish areas worsens


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


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


Our Dance, Our Identity


Cambodian indigenous group threatened by rubber company


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


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


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


Pakistan’s Dalits denied flood relief because of caste discrimination


Yemen: voices of the Akhdam minority


Canada: Interview with Chief Wilton Littlechild


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


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


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


Kenya: MRG condemns targeted attacks on Ogiek activists


Afro descendant in the Americas: A Struggle for Recognition


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


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


Syria: Between The Barbed Wire


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


Interview: ethnic tensions, cattle raiding in Sudan


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


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


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


Hungary: Cicsero - the story of a Roma news agency


Life on the edge; the Mbororo of Cameroon


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


Burma: Children displaced by war face hunger, forced labor


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


Syria in change - Solution for the Kurdish issue


Cambodia: forum seeks ways to address marginalization of indigenous peoples


Photo Story from Kenya and Uganda


Religious minority activists in Malaysia discuss problems facing their communities


Botswana: Lentswe La Batswapong


Minorities struggle with identity and discrimination in divided Cyprus


Garifunas en Nicaragua


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


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?


Interviews with Activists: Thomas Philips on religious minorities in Malaysia


The State of Minority Groups in Azerbaijan


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


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


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


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


Iran: Stop Ethnic Cleansings In Ahwaz


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


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


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


Argentina: IT'S HARD TO BE BLACK HERE


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


Tanzania: Maasai land dispute with safari tourism group


Sri Lanka: Discrimination against Tamils continues after the war


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


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


Mbanderu Community in Botswana-Minority Voice


Belize: SATIIM's Oil Summit


Cynthia Morel discusses a landmark ruling on indigenous land rights


10 years after legal victory still no resolution for Chagossians


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


Kenya: A visit to Maasai Mara


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


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."


Kenya: Photo story from the Endorois homelands


Hungary: Unemployment in Cserehát – local Roma collecting cherry


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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