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

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

Bangladesh: Hindus under threat

Zimbabwe: Mthwakazi leaders' rights abused

UK: Chagossians protest MPA outside UK Court of Appeal

Kenya: Campaign against harmful beading culture in Samburu communities

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

Namibia: Himba people protest against dam and attempted bribery

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

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

Philippines: Cordilleran human rights worker gunned down in Ifugao

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

Burma: Network calls for action for rivers

Georgia: Photo exhibition highlights fragile Dukhobor culture

Philippines: Tumandok people march against Jalaur Dam

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

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

Armenia: Young minority leader preserves Yezidi identity and language

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

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

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

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

Guatemala: Edgar Pérez - Genocide and justice

MRG Podcast March 2014

Palestine: Interview with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, human rights activist

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

Afghanistan: Interview with Hazara activist Fakhria Ibrahimi

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

Ukraine: Crimean Tatars are being neglected

Mauritania: Interview with lawyer Me Elid Mohameden

Egypt: Liberate the emirate of Delga

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

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

Burma: Leaked documents expose government complicity in persecution of Rohingya

Morocco: The Threshold of the Desert

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

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

Nigeria: Amnesty to Boko-Haram, a misnomer

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

Burma: Systematic sexual violence in ethnic areas, new report

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

Hungary: Roma children arbitrarily separated from families

Thailand: Annual festival supports hill tribe communities' education

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

Egypt: Three Churches Pray for Abducted Minor Christian Girls

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

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

Egypt: Nubian community health support systems

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

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

Zimbabwe: Zanu PF targets San leaders

Nepal: Muslim leaders form alliance to press demands

Iraq/Kuwait: Kuwaiti family faces discrimination

Fiji: Disputes over Chiefly status in the Ai iTaukei community

Iraq: Religion and identity

Zimbabwe: Matabeleland Youths Arrested for Demanding Fairness in Employment

Egypt: Controversial laws regulating NGOs result in fines and imprisonment

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

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

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

Kenya: Stop forced eviction of indigenous Sengwer/Cherangany people

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

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

Egypt: Christian churches under attack in Minya

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

China: Maternal deaths remain high for ethnic minorities

Egypt: Copts face discrimination & violence in aftermath of coup

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

Syria: Fears for ancient Christian communities continue

Europe: A bike ride to meet linguistic minorities

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

MRG Podcast February 2014

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

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

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

Egypt: Copts of Wasta face unknown future

Norway: Global indigenous preparatory conference underway in Alta

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

Botswana: Bushmen face imminent eviction for ‘wildlife corridor’

From Cardiff to Los Angeles through a documentary

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

Nepal: Indigenous governing institutions form rights alliance

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

Egypt: Promotion and protection of the identity of religious minorities

MRG film to be screened at Barcelona exhibition

Argentina: MRG report on health launched at UNICEF event

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

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

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

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

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

Proyección del documental “Say My Name” en Barcelona

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

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

Taiwan: Chairperson of Council of Indigenous Peoples interrogated in parliament

Bolivia: Traditional healers and climate change

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

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

Syria: Christians in the crossfire

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

Egypt: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

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

Egypt: International Religious Freedom Report welcomed

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

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

Pakistan: Campaign for religious minorities in Balochistan

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

India: Communal violence against Muslim minority in Madhya Pradesh

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

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


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

Global: European Parliament urges the EU to fight caste discrimination

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

Bangladesh: the decline of a vibrant Bihari craft

MRG Podcast: May 2013

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

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

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

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

Egypt: Group denounces forced abduction and conversion of Coptic girls

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

Mauritania: Why do Haratine women still live in slavery?

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

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

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

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

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

Burma: communal violence in Rakhine state

Lithuania: Obstacles to Roma Education in Kirtimai

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

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

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

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

Pakistan: The Christian Sweeper Community, Pakistan's Untouchables

Nigeria: Genocide in Plateau state

Turkey: Refugee camp for Syrian Christians in Turkey sparks controversy

Vietnam: Taidam “paenk khwan” ceremony

Tanzania: October cyclical drought should not catch government unaware

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

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

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

Pakistan: Geneva event - debate on UN review

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

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

Tanzania: Maasai Women Taking Bold Stance to Protect Land Rights

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

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

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

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

Pakistan: Representation of Religious Minorities in Print media

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

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

Egypt: Minorities show unity at crucial conference

Syria: Map of Western (Syrian) Kurdistan

Peoples under Threat 2013: podcast on religious minorities in Pakistan

Yemen: Al-Akhdam face brutal oppression

Italy: San Sperate (un)welcomes Roma

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

Belize: Maya People Return to Supreme Court for Protection

India: Dalit women face violence and barriers to justice

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

Pakistan: UN review - Urgent protection needed for minorities

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mauritanie: La blessure de l'esclavage

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

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

Lithuania: Nobody wants a 'gypsy' on their staff

Cameroon: Ethnic minorities petition Biya over marginalisation

India: Scavengers’ march sends message of hope

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

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

Pakistan: Photo story - the daily life of Christian workers

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

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

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

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

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

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 says EU Presidency had a positive impact on development cooperation

Zimbabwe: Helping minority youth find a political voice

Philippines: Blaan family massacred, IP killings rise to 28

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

Jamaica/Global: Marcus Garvey's Legacy

Pakistan: Religious minorities must be rendered equal

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

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

Guyana: Court ruling violates indigenous peoples' rights

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

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

Moldova: Using the UN Declaration on Minorities to combat intolerance

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

Bangladesh: Dalits demand adequate housing

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

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

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

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

Egypt: Coptic community prepares for coming parliamentary elections

Libya: Tafsweet Amazigh cultural festival in Jadoo

Nepal: Overfishing destroys minority community's livelihood

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

Cameroun: La situation des minorités Montagnardes

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

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

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

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

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

Ensuring minority rights in Nepal's new constitution

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Village of the Forgotten Widows

Burma: Ongoing Impunity, Continued Army Atrocities against Kachin People

Malaysia: The road to Murum dam

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

Belize: EIA 'consultation' neither free nor fair

Georgia: Armenian political prisoners Vahagn Chakhalyan released from prison

Lithuania's Roma - stateless and excluded

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

Egypt: forceful relocation of Christians from Rafah, Sinai

Discrimination on religious grounds still persists in secular Nepal

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

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

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

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

Can minority and indigenous women benefit from international agreements?

Iran Fires 105 Ahwazi Workers

Papua New Guinea: Police raids around Porgera gold mine

Namibia: UN Envoy says minorities and indigenous peoples crave inclusion

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

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

Madagascar: Rio Tinto’s history of human rights abuses

Colombia: San Juan community assert their rights

Libya: Amazigh demand equality and respect

Nepal: New report on protecting minority rights in federal systems

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

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

Egypt: Criminal court sentences whole Christian family to hard labour

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

Cameroon: Participation of Minorities in 2013 Elections

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

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

Turkey: Dam deluge for Kurds

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

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

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

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

Kenya: MRG Street Theatre Programme spreads messages of peace

Mass protests in India to reclaim Dalit budgetary rights

Iraq: Violence against minority women is rife and poorly addressed

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

Sudan: Correction - Intisar Sharif Abdulla still in custody

Philippines: Youth indigenous leader tortured and killed

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

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

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

Namibia: Protest by Himba and Zemba Indigenous Peoples

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

Sri Lanka: villagers denied right to return home

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

Mauritius: New group denounces discrimination against Creoles

Cameroon: violent repression against the Mbororo

India: Community groups campaign for religious freedom

Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn killing of Margarito Cabal

Philippines: Police, security push protesters from mining conference

India: Arbitrary arrest of Christian human rights defender

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

35 videos documenting caste discrimination across India launched

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

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

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

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

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

Indonesia: local governments pass laws discriminating against the Ahmadiyah community

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

Chile: Easter Islands, silent genocide

Southern Africa: San Peoples sign common rights declaration

India: Land and life lost in Bihar

Canada: Racism Reborn

India: Dalit women trained on advocacy

Philippines: KAMP calls for justice over Lumad killing

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

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

Kenya's fisherwomen helping themselves out of poverty

Afro-Colombian women defend their heritage

Injustices with minorities in flood relief in Pakistan

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

Kenya: minority and indigenous women face multiple discrimination

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

Pakistani schools portray Hindus, minorities negatively: US study

Iran: Azeris protest against dams and government neglect

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

India: Rehabilitation drive for manual scavengers

Pakistan: Access to water key to development

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

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

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

Guatemala: Stove project to improve cooking methods

Ethiopia/UK: Oromo rally in London

Russia: Coal smog settles over Siberia

Philippines: Lumad village suffers third forced evacuation in 5 months

Colombia: nuevo documental - Hacienda Cañasgordas: Arqueología del Relato

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

India: Dongria Kondh take mining battle to Supreme Court

Iran: Mayor Fires 400 Ahwazi Workers

Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn military harassment of UP students

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

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

Somalia: testimonies of violence from minority women

India: Discrimination against Dalits still rife in Madhya Pradesh village

MRG Podcast: February 2012

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

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

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

MRG Podcast: November 2011

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

Kyrgyzstan: Sexual and gender-based violence

Australia: Aborigines halt Rio Tinto mining project

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

China: Hard times for nomads in Tibet

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

Burma: Mega-dams to impact thousands

Burma: International support needed to protect Rohingyas from persecution

India: Anti-corruption movement excludes minorities

Bangladesh: Minority Hindu girls raise their hands

Sri Lanka: Improve protection for women migrant workers

Bangladesh: MRG visits a Dalit Sweeper colony in Dhaka

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

Burma: Foreign investment is a catalyst for conflict

Europe: Corporate abuse flows along BP’s oil pipeline

India: Dalits demand land rights in Bihar

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

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

Minorities speak at the UN: Kenya

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

Vietnam: weekly market attracts minorities from the culturally diverse north

Nepal: expert panel best guarantees IPs rights in new constitution

Iraq: Christian remembers brutal attack on Baghdad church

Argentina: Programa Radial sobre la Legitimización de las tierras Mocovies

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

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

Malaysian police raid AIDS fundraiser at a church

Burma: Resource development fuels ethnic conflict

Argentina: Radio programme on the Barlovento Group

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

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

Nepal: More violence sparked by inter-caste marriage

India: Mining, conflict and Adivasis

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

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

Iran: Baha’i educational programme targeted in raids

Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part II

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

Pakistan: Religious diversity must for peace, development

China: Tibetans stop mining on sacred mountain

DRC: Buela community at a disadvantage

Botswana: Diamonds bring no benefits to Basarwa

Nepal: UN welcomes new law on caste-based discrimination

Burma: Dams feed ethnic conflict

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

Pioneering use of street theatre to tackle prejudice in Rwanda

MRG Podcast: October 2011

MRG Podcast: September 2011

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

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

Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part I

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

Philippines: indigenous peoples, environmentalists ejected from mining conference

Minorities speak at the UN: Kyrgyzstan

Suriname: Saramaka win case in human rights court

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

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

Police crackdown on Human Rights defenders in Malaysia

Sri Lanka: laws fail to protect minorities

India: Dalit homes destroyed without warning by Delhi authorities

Thailand: Migrant workers exploited amid floods, rights groups warn

Kenya: An Ogiek woman's journey to liberation

Pakistan's leaders promise equal rights for minorities

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

India: Why Dalits and Minorities fear Freedom Struggle

Burma: Military targeting civilians in Kachin State

Kenya/Ethiopia: Escalation of border conflict between ethnic communities

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

Panama: Afropanamanian Newsletter October 2011

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

Ahwazi Refugees plight in Al-Waleed camp

Uganda: Land injustice for the Basongora

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

MRG Event: Business, natural resources and minority rights

Iran uses intimidation to deter Arab protests

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

South East Asia: The campaign against destructive palm oil

MRG Podcast: June 2011

Israel's Bedouin Arabs at risk: the Prawer plan

Russia: Sakha protest mining rush in Siberia

Indigenous Chichewa dictionary launched in Malawi

Philippines: Indigenous peoples wary over new mining policy

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

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

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

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

Chile: Anti-terror law used against Mapuche activists

Minorities speak at the UN: Georgia

MRG Podcast: January 2012

Vietnamese and Thai authorities blocked launch of human rights report

Nepal: impunity for perpetrators of communal violence

Nepal: Feminist Dalit Organisation celebrate International Women's Day

Thailand: Indigenous people penalised for carrying out traditional practices

India: Warrant issued for police officer who removed turban

Adivasis of Bangladesh: a year of broken promises

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

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

Cameroon: Mbororos petition government over delay to implement commission findings

Minorities speak at the UN: Uganda

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

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

Iran: River diversion dries up Ahwazi Arab land

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

Vietnam: New wave of arrests for religious activists

China pressured Cambodia to deport Uighur refugees: Wikileaks

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

Kenya: Flood hits Maasai land again

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

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

Voices of Pakistani Christians and Sikhs

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

Philippines: Indigenous groups condemn slaying of prominent activist

Cameroon: Justice for victims of powerful commercial landowner

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

Nepalese Minority Groups; Struggle for Identity & Representation

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

Bangladeshi government blocks EU-funded anti-torture project

MRG Podcast: August 2011

Colombia: Land rights defenders remain under threat

Ethiopia: Forced displacement and ‘villagization'

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

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

Cambodia: Kuy people rally to save ‘our forest’

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

Burma: conflict leads to spike in trafficking of Palaung minority

UK: Dale Farm residents resist controversial eviction by Basildon Council

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

Dominican Republic: Marginalized, harrassed and criminalized

Russia: Reindeer herders seek deal with energy giants

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

Minorities speak at the UN: India

Cambodia: Bilingual education offers opportunities to indigenous communities

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

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

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

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

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

MRG Podcast: April 2011

MRG Podcast: May 2011

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

Uganda: Meet the first Mutwa graduate

Government of Kenya given ultimatum to resolve Mau Narok land issue

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

Philippines: Northern folk barrage mining companies in the Metro

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

Tanzania: Government unrelenting on parceling out Maasai land in Loliondo

Kenya: Fishermen abducted by Ethiopian militia


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

India: Gauri's story

Syria in change - Solution for the Kurdish issue

Photo story: Inside Egypt's Revolution

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

New report: Preventing Conflict in Karamoja, Uganda

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


Minorities at the UN: Improve education for minorities in Zimbabwe


India: Adivasis fight mega-dams

MRG talk: Land Grabbing and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

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

Nepal: Killing underscores persistent problem of inter-caste discrimination

Ethiopia: Land grabs fuel violence in Gambella

Gabon: Mining, dams and repression

Egypt: Al Kalema Centre condemns attacks against Anba Beshouy monastery

Malaysia: Indigenous groups contest mega-dams in Sarawak

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

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

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

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

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2012

Foreign investment threatens Burma's ethnic minorities: report

Uzbekistan/Kazakhstan: Retreating Aral Sea displaces Karakalpaks

Kenya: Beading young Samburu girls into sexual bondage

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees suffer from lack of documentation

MRG Podcast: March 2011

Human Rights Day Celebration in Ndugulu, Kenya

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

Philippines: legal changes needed to address inequality of Muslim women

Young Journalist Award runner up: A grassroots revolution

A scientist discusses glacial retreat in the Himalayas

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

Young Journalist Award runner up: Street racing queen of Ramallah

Christian and Sikh minorities in Pakistan

Malaysia: Possible crackdown on marginalised Indians

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

Pakistan: Small ideas brought benefit to poorer communities in Pakistan

Kenya&EU: Maasai activits and EC representative discuss EC

Argentina: 2010 Census - Successful or not?

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

San Andres, Colombia - We stay with nothing

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

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

Support the peaceful demonstrators in Syria

Philippines' indigenous groups protest mining exploration on ancestral lands

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

Colombia: Un poema sobre la solidaridad entre los pueblos

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

Kenya: Justice for Indigenous Peoples - The Endorois Case


India: Dalits unable to access government disaster relief programs

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

Bangladesh: Government closes down project for human rights defenders

Young Journalist Award runner up:The Ghosts Without Pigment

EU: Minority Voices - a community-based media initiative

Kenya: Endorois Traditional Song

Boletin Informativo JENHeration

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

India: Dalit Christians in search for justice

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

Pakistan’s Dalits denied flood relief because of caste discrimination

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

MRG Podcast: February 2011

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

Minority religious places of worship Malaysia

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

Our Dance, Our Identity

The situation in the Syrian Kurdish areas worsens

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

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

Cambodian indigenous group threatened by rubber company

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

Canada: Interview with Chief Wilton Littlechild

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

Yemen: voices of the Akhdam minority

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

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

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

Uganda: Batwa Sounds

Kenya: MRG condemns targeted attacks on Ogiek activists

MRG Podcast: November 2010

Pakistan's Christian Leader Buried In His Native Village

Hungary: Halmaj under water

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

MRG Podcast: October 2010

Afro descendant in the Americas: A Struggle for Recognition

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

Meet the Activists: Esther Somoire

Interviews with Activists: Rorian Cherono on the Ogiek of Kenya

Cambodia: Evictions from around the Boeung Kak Lake

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

40 Years Protecting Minorities

Conservation and Sustainable Development at Krast area in Kien Luong District

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

Life on the edge; the Mbororo of Cameroon

Syria: Between The Barbed Wire

Burma: Children displaced by war face hunger, forced labor

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

Cattle rustling in South 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

Religious minority activists in Malaysia discuss problems facing their communities

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

Interview: ethnic tensions, cattle raiding in Sudan

Photo Story from Kenya and Uganda

Hungary: Cicsero - the story of a Roma news agency

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

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

Botswana: Lentswe La Batswapong

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

Cambodia: forum seeks ways to address marginalization of indigenous peoples

Garifunas en Nicaragua

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

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

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

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

Minorities struggle with identity and discrimination in divided Cyprus

Hungary: Rap in Halmaj

Tanzania: Maasai land dispute with safari tourism group

The State of Minority Groups in Azerbaijan

Interviews with Activists: Thomas Philips on religious minorities in Malaysia

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

Sri Lanka: Discrimination against Tamils continues after the war

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

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

MRG Podcast: December 2010

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

Oromo Refugees trapped in Libya with nowhere to turn

Iran: Stop Ethnic Cleansings In Ahwaz

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

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

Botswana: The Unique Dance of Vekuhane

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

DRC: Refugees in their own land

Namibia: Indigenous groups' long road to claim their rights

Mbanderu Community in Botswana-Minority Voice

The global pandemic of environmental racism and corporate impunity

Iraqi Refugees in Sweden: A Yazidi Activist Speaks

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

Iraqi Refugees in Sweden: A Mandaean Priest Speaks

Cynthia Morel discusses a landmark ruling on indigenous land rights

10 years after legal victory still no resolution for Chagossians

Belize: SATIIM's Oil Summit

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?

Kenya: A visit to Maasai Mara

Malawi to celebrate World Mother Language Day

Uganda: Climate change worsening food insecurity in Karamoja

MRG at the UN Forum on Minority Issues

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

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

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

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

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2011

Interview with Akli Bessadah: an Amazigh who escaped Libya

Kenya: Photo story from the Endorois homelands

Refugee Mothers - Georgia

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

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

Thailand: Education desperately needed for migrant and stateless children

Hungary: Unemployment in Cserehát – local Roma collecting cherry

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

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

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

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

Traditional methods a useful tool for conflict resolution in Africa.

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

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