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Zambia: Aba Twa, Dancers of the Gods

New MRG documentary/Pakistan: Shaheedo Tum Kahan Ho - a film about Pakistan's Hazara

Global: African History Month 365 Days Concepts

Iran/EU: Massive Ahwazi demonstration in Brussels commemorates the 90th anniversary of the Iranian occupation of Al-Ahwaz

Ukraine: Report on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Iran/EU: Ahwazi mass demonstration in front of the European Parliament in Brussels

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

Israel: Adalah demands establishment of health clinic in Kohleh and Makhool villages in the Naqab

Nepal: Indigenous languages on the verge of extinction

Minority Voices Podcast - April 2015

Jordan: Bedouins, a lifestyle in disappearance

Nepal: How to save indigenous tongues from extinction

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

Nepal: UN rights experts apprised of violation of rights of indigenous Pradhan Newars for construction of a mega business complex

Iran: Enforced addiction to narcotics kills thousands of Ahwazi Arabs

Nepal: Muslims still being punished for 2004 hostage massacre

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

Africa/USA: Future "Big Africas"

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

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

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

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

USA/Africa: A Farewell To Elombe Brath

USA: An Affirmation Poem Written For Minorities

Syria: Assyrian villages in Khabour, Syria under ISIS attack

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

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

Philippines: Indigenous women express support for Andrea Rosal

Nepal: Indigenous people - still a long way to go

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

EU/Iraq/Syria: Breakthrough EU resolution supporting Nineveh Plain Safe Haven

Cambodia: Indigenous groups recall painful past

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

Bangladesh: Hindus under threat

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

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

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

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

New MRG documentary film: 'Noun' - a film about the current challenges facing Iraqi Christians

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

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

Nepal: Indigenous locals demand that development projects respect their rights

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

Nepal: Indigenous women want recognition and equality

SWM 2014: Countering racism in South American football

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

Bangladesh: Education on human rights for minority groups

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

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

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

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

Nepal: Indigenous youth need support

Nepal: Is REDD+ indigenous-friendly?

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

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

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

DRC: Congolese journalists learn to report on indigenous groups

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

Zimbabwe: Mthwakazi leaders' rights abused

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

SWM 2014: Rising hostility against Bulgaria’s refugee population

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

Cambodia: Lao minority fight to retain their language

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SWM 2014: Tackling Islamophobia in the United Kingdom

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

Iran: Torture, Imprisonment and Summary Execution for Ahwazi Arabs

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

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

Indigenous Peoples and the UN: Triumphs & Tragedies

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

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

SWM 2014: Action against untouchability in Bangladesh

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

Nigeria: Ogoni people hail London court ruling against Shell

VIDEO: Speaking out for minority women in Somalia

Kenya: Campaign against harmful beading culture in Samburu communities

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

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

Philippines: Cordilleran human rights worker gunned down in Ifugao

Morocco: The Threshold of the Desert

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

Nigeria: Amnesty to Boko-Haram, a misnomer

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

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

Philippines: Bajao Community in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

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

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

Iran: Harrowing report reveals discrimination against Ahwazi Arab workers

Sri Lanka: Buddhist extremists attack innocent Muslims

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

Namibia: Himba people protest against dam and attempted bribery

Burma: Network calls for action for rivers

Burma: Systematic sexual violence in ethnic areas, new report

Palestine: Interview with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, human rights activist

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

Armenia: Young minority leader preserves Yezidi identity and language

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

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

UK: Chagossians protest MPA outside UK Court of Appeal

Ukraine: Crimean Tatars are being neglected

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

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

Egypt: Liberate the emirate of Delga

Norway: Global indigenous preparatory conference underway in Alta

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

Zimbabwe: Matabeleland Youths Arrested for Demanding Fairness in Employment

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

Zimbabwe: Zanu PF targets San leaders

Mauritania: Interview with lawyer Me Elid Mohameden

Guatemala: Edgar Pérez - Genocide and justice

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

Nepal: Muslim leaders form alliance to press demands

India: Gita's Story

MRG Podcast March 2014

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

Egypt: Controversial laws regulating NGOs result in fines and imprisonment

Burma: Leaked documents expose government complicity in persecution of Rohingya

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Egypt: Copts of Wasta face unknown future

Taiwan: Chairperson of Council of Indigenous Peoples interrogated in parliament

Iraq: Religion and identity

Bangladesh: the decline of a vibrant Bihari craft

Egypt: Christian churches under attack in Minya

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

Nepal: Indigenous governing institutions form rights alliance

Iran: Deadly sewage threatens millions of Ahwaz Arab people

Philippines: Tumandok people march against Jalaur Dam

Hungary: Roma children arbitrarily separated from families

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

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

MRG film to be screened at Barcelona exhibition

Europe: A bike ride to meet linguistic minorities

Minority Voices Podcast: September 2014

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

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

From Cardiff to Los Angeles through a documentary

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

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

Egypt: Nubian community health support systems

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

Egypt: Copts face discrimination & violence in aftermath of coup

Egypt: International Religious Freedom Report welcomed

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

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

Proyección del documental “Say My Name” en Barcelona

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

Syria: Fears for ancient Christian communities continue

Fiji: Disputes over Chiefly status in the Ai iTaukei community

Pakistan: Campaign for religious minorities in Balochistan

Egypt: Three Churches Pray for Abducted Minor Christian Girls

Syria: Christians in the crossfire

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

Botswana: Bushmen face imminent eviction for ‘wildlife corridor’

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

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

Afghanistan: Interview with Hazara activist Fakhria Ibrahimi

Egypt: Promotion and protection of the identity of religious minorities

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

Bangladesh: 95 percent Dalit cleaners lived in poverty

Burma: communal violence in Rakhine state

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

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

Pakistan: Geneva event - debate on UN review

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

Lithuania: Obstacles to Roma Education in Kirtimai

Egypt: Group denounces forced abduction and conversion of Coptic girls

MRG Podcast: May 2013

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

Georgia: Photo exhibition highlights fragile Dukhobor culture

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

Kenya: Stop forced eviction of indigenous Sengwer/Cherangany people

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

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

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

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

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

China: Maternal deaths remain high for ethnic minorities

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

Argentina: MRG report on health launched at UNICEF event

MRG Podcast February 2014

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

Vietnam: Taidam “paenk khwan” ceremony

SWM 2014: Photo story

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

Pakistan: The Christian Sweeper Community, Pakistan's Untouchables

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

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

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

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

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

Italy: San Sperate (un)welcomes Roma

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

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


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

Global: European Parliament urges the EU to fight caste discrimination

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

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

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

Nigeria: Genocide in Plateau state

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

Egypt: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

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

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

Iran: Repressive Regime to Expand its Prisons in Ahwaz

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

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

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

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

Lithuania: Nobody wants a 'gypsy' on their staff

Tanzania: Maasai Women Taking Bold Stance to Protect Land Rights

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

Belize: Maya People Return to Supreme Court for Protection

Syria: Map of Western (Syrian) Kurdistan

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

Pakistan: UN review - Urgent protection needed for minorities

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

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

India: Dalit women face violence and barriers to justice

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

Mauritanie: La blessure de l'esclavage

Egypt: Minorities show unity at crucial conference

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

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

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

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

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

Peoples under Threat 2013: podcast on religious minorities in Pakistan

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

Philippines: Blaan family massacred, IP killings rise to 28

Bolivia: Traditional healers and climate change

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

India: Communal violence against Muslim minority in Madhya Pradesh

India: Scavengers’ march sends message of hope

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

Tanzania: October cyclical drought should not catch government unaware

Burma: Ongoing Impunity, Continued Army Atrocities against Kachin People

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

Discrimination on religious grounds still persists in secular Nepal

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

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

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Village of the Forgotten Widows

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

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

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

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

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

Thailand: Annual festival supports hill tribe communities' education

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

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

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

Where is the dignity of Burma?

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

Nepal: Overfishing destroys minority community's livelihood

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

Jamaica/Global: Marcus Garvey's Legacy

Pakistan: Representation of Religious Minorities in Print media

Pakistan: Photo story - the daily life of Christian workers

Pakistan: Religious minorities must be rendered equal

Belize: EIA 'consultation' neither free nor fair

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

Iran Fires 105 Ahwazi Workers

Guyana: Court ruling violates indigenous peoples' rights

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

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

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

Turkey: Refugee camp for Syrian Christians in Turkey sparks controversy

Lithuania's Roma - stateless and excluded

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

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

Zimbabwe: Helping minority youth find a political voice

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

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

Yemen: Al-Akhdam face brutal oppression

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

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

Libya: Tafsweet Amazigh cultural festival in Jadoo

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

Moldova: Using the UN Declaration on Minorities to combat intolerance

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

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

Ensuring minority rights in Nepal's new constitution

Malaysia: The road to Murum dam

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

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

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

Cameroon: Participation of Minorities in 2013 Elections

Colombia: San Juan community assert their rights

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

Bangladesh: Dalits demand adequate housing

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

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

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

35 videos documenting caste discrimination across India launched

Egypt: forceful relocation of Christians from Rafah, Sinai

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

Philippines: Police, security push protesters from mining conference

Namibia: UN Envoy says minorities and indigenous peoples crave inclusion

Burma: Children in Thai refugee camps face few prospects

Iran arrests, tortures and kills Ahwazi Arabs in new clampdown

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

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

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

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

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

Mass protests in India to reclaim Dalit budgetary rights

Cameroun: La situation des minorités Montagnardes

Turkey: Dam deluge for Kurds

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

Photo story: Peoples under Threat 2014

Cameroon: violent repression against the Mbororo

Cameroon: Ethnic minorities petition Biya over marginalisation

Egypt: Coptic community prepares for coming parliamentary elections

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

Can minority and indigenous women benefit from international agreements?

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

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

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

Georgia: Armenian political prisoners Vahagn Chakhalyan released from prison

Mauritania: Why do Haratine women still live in slavery?

Nepal: New report on protecting minority rights in federal systems

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

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

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

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

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

Indonesia: local governments pass laws discriminating against the Ahmadiyah community

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

India: Arbitrary arrest of Christian human rights defender

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

Philippines: Lumad village suffers third forced evacuation in 5 months

Canada: Racism Reborn

Sri Lanka: villagers denied right to return home

Philippines: Youth indigenous leader tortured and killed

Papua New Guinea: Police raids around Porgera gold mine

Pakistan: Access to water key to development

MRG Podcast: November 2011

Mauritius: New group denounces discrimination against Creoles

India: Rehabilitation drive for manual scavengers

Madagascar: Rio Tinto’s history of human rights abuses

MRG Podcast: February 2012

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

Kenya: MRG Street Theatre Programme spreads messages of peace

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

Kenya's fisherwomen helping themselves out of poverty

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

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

Iraq/Kuwait: Kuwaiti family faces discrimination

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

India: Land and life lost in Bihar

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

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

India: Dongria Kondh take mining battle to Supreme Court

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

Injustices with minorities in flood relief in Pakistan

Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn military harassment of UP students

Iran: Azeris protest against dams and government neglect

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

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

Pakistani schools portray Hindus, minorities negatively: US study

Vietnam: weekly market attracts minorities from the culturally diverse north

Guatemala: Stove project to improve cooking methods

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

Minorities speak at the UN: Kenya

India: Dalit women trained on advocacy

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

Sudan: Correction - Intisar Sharif Abdulla still in custody

Afro-Colombian women defend their heritage

Egypt: Criminal court sentences whole Christian family to hard labour

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

Burma: Resource development fuels ethnic conflict

Iraq: Violence against minority women is rife and poorly addressed

Burma: International support needed to protect Rohingyas from persecution

MRG Podcast: October 2011

Malaysian police raid AIDS fundraiser at a church

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

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

Burma: Mega-dams to impact thousands

Iran: Mayor Fires 400 Ahwazi Workers

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

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

MRG Podcast: September 2011

Bangladesh: Minority Hindu girls raise their hands

Nepal: expert panel best guarantees IPs rights in new constitution

Chile: Easter Islands, silent genocide

Australia: Aborigines halt Rio Tinto mining project

Russia: Coal smog settles over Siberia

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

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

Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part II

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

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

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

Colombia: nuevo documental - Hacienda Cañasgordas: Arqueología del Relato

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

India: Community groups campaign for religious freedom

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

Nepal: More violence sparked by inter-caste marriage

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

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

Southern Africa: San Peoples sign common rights declaration

China: Tibetans stop mining on sacred mountain

Nepal: UN welcomes new law on caste-based discrimination

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

Pakistan: Religious diversity must for peace, development

Iran: Baha’i educational programme targeted in raids

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

Police crackdown on Human Rights defenders in Malaysia

Minorities speak at the UN: Kyrgyzstan

Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part I

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

DRC: Buela community at a disadvantage

India: Discrimination against Dalits still rife in Madhya Pradesh village

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

Libya: Amazigh demand equality and respect

Argentina: Radio programme on the Barlovento Group

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

Pioneering use of street theatre to tackle prejudice in Rwanda

Philippines: indigenous peoples, environmentalists ejected from mining conference

Burma: Foreign investment is a catalyst for conflict

Burma: Dams feed ethnic conflict

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

Thailand: Migrant workers exploited amid floods, rights groups warn

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

MRG Podcast: June 2011

Kenya: minority and indigenous women face multiple discrimination

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

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

Argentina: Programa Radial sobre la Legitimización de las tierras Mocovies

India: Mining, conflict and Adivasis

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

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

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

Philippines: Indigenous peoples wary over new mining policy

India: Dalit homes destroyed without warning by Delhi authorities

Sri Lanka: laws fail to protect minorities

Namibia: Protest by Himba and Zemba Indigenous Peoples

Minorities speak at the UN: Georgia

Europe: Corporate abuse flows along BP’s oil pipeline

Suriname: Saramaka win case in human rights court

Israel's Bedouin Arabs at risk: the Prawer plan

Ahwazi Refugees plight in Al-Waleed camp

MRG Podcast: January 2012

Somalia: testimonies of violence from minority women

Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn killing of Margarito Cabal

MRG Event: Business, natural resources and minority rights

Iran uses intimidation to deter Arab protests

Kyrgyzstan: Sexual and gender-based violence

Kenya: An Ogiek woman's journey to liberation

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

Burma: Military targeting civilians in Kachin State

Pakistan's leaders promise equal rights for minorities

Vietnamese and Thai authorities blocked launch of human rights report

India: Dalits demand land rights in Bihar

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

Nepal: Feminist Dalit Organisation celebrate International Women's Day

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

Panama: Afropanamanian Newsletter October 2011

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

Botswana: Diamonds bring no benefits to Basarwa

India: Why Dalits and Minorities fear Freedom Struggle

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

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

Minorities speak at the UN: Uganda

India: Warrant issued for police officer who removed turban

China pressured Cambodia to deport Uighur refugees: Wikileaks

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

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

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

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

Nepal: impunity for perpetrators of communal violence

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

Iraq: Christian remembers brutal attack on Baghdad church

Uganda: Land injustice for the Basongora

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

Voices of Pakistani Christians and Sikhs

Philippines: Indigenous groups condemn slaying of prominent activist

Kenya: Flood hits Maasai land again

Russia: Sakha protest mining rush in Siberia

Cameroon: Justice for victims of powerful commercial landowner

Chile: Anti-terror law used against Mapuche activists

Bangladeshi government blocks EU-funded anti-torture project

Kenya: Fishermen abducted by Ethiopian militia

South East Asia: The campaign against destructive palm oil

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

Kenya/Ethiopia: Escalation of border conflict between ethnic communities

Cameroon: Mbororos petition government over delay to implement commission findings

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

Ethiopia/UK: Oromo rally in London

Vietnam: New wave of arrests for religious activists

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

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

UK: Dale Farm residents resist controversial eviction by Basildon Council

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

Indigenous Chichewa dictionary launched in Malawi

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

MRG Podcast: August 2011

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

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

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

New report: Preventing Conflict in Karamoja, Uganda

Philippines: Northern folk barrage mining companies in the Metro

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

Thailand: Indigenous people penalised for carrying out traditional practices

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

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

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

Nepalese Minority Groups; Struggle for Identity & Representation

Minorities speak at the UN: India

Uganda: Meet the first Mutwa graduate

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

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

Dominican Republic: Marginalized, harrassed and criminalized


Iran: River diversion dries up Ahwazi Arab land

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

Burma: conflict leads to spike in trafficking of Palaung minority

MRG Podcast: May 2011

MRG Podcast: April 2011

Colombia: Land rights defenders remain under threat

Russia: Reindeer herders seek deal with energy giants

Government of Kenya given ultimatum to resolve Mau Narok land issue

Bangladesh: MRG visits a Dalit Sweeper colony in Dhaka

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

Cambodia: Bilingual education offers opportunities to indigenous communities

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

Adivasis of Bangladesh: a year of broken promises

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

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

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

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


India: Adivasis fight mega-dams

MRG talk: Land Grabbing and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

Minorities at the UN: Improve education for minorities in Zimbabwe

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

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

India: Gauri's story

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

Gabon: Mining, dams and repression

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees suffer from lack of documentation

Egypt: Al Kalema Centre condemns attacks against Anba Beshouy monastery

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

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

Tanzania: Government unrelenting on parceling out Maasai land in Loliondo

Nepal: Killing underscores persistent problem of inter-caste discrimination

Ethiopia: Forced displacement and ‘villagization'

Philippines: KAMP calls for justice over Lumad killing

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

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

A scientist discusses glacial retreat in the Himalayas

Philippines: legal changes needed to address inequality of Muslim women

Foreign investment threatens Burma's ethnic minorities: report

Cambodia: Kuy people rally to save ‘our forest’

Human Rights Day Celebration in Ndugulu, Kenya

Malaysia: Possible crackdown on marginalised Indians

Malaysia: Indigenous groups contest mega-dams in Sarawak

MRG Podcast: March 2011

Pakistan: Small ideas brought benefit to poorer communities in Pakistan

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2012

Support the peaceful demonstrators in Syria

Young Journalist Award runner up: A grassroots revolution

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

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

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

Kenya&EU: Maasai activits and EC representative discuss EC

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

Ethiopia: Land grabs fuel violence in Gambella

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

Christian and Sikh minorities in Pakistan


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

Young Journalist Award runner up: Street racing queen of Ramallah

Argentina: 2010 Census - Successful or not?

MRG Podcast: February 2011

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

EU: Minority Voices - a community-based media initiative

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

Bangladesh: Government closes down project for human rights defenders

Kenya: Endorois Traditional Song

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


Philippines' indigenous groups protest mining exploration on ancestral lands

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

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

India: Dalit Christians in search for justice

Colombia: Un poema sobre la solidaridad entre los pueblos

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

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

India: Dalits unable to access government disaster relief programs

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

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

Kenya: Beading young Samburu girls into sexual bondage

San Andres, Colombia - We stay with nothing

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

Kenya: Justice for Indigenous Peoples - The Endorois Case

Hungary: Halmaj under water

The situation in the Syrian Kurdish areas worsens

Cambodian indigenous group threatened by rubber company

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

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

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

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

Uzbekistan/Kazakhstan: Retreating Aral Sea displaces Karakalpaks

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

Our Dance, Our Identity

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

Photo story: Inside Egypt's Revolution

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

Minority religious places of worship Malaysia

MRG Podcast: October 2010

Canada: Interview with Chief Wilton Littlechild

Uganda: Batwa Sounds

Boletin Informativo JENHeration

Sri Lanka: Improve protection for women migrant workers

Pakistan's Christian Leader Buried In His Native Village

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

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

MRG Podcast: November 2010

Yemen: voices of the Akhdam minority

Interviews with Activists: Rorian Cherono on the Ogiek of Kenya

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

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

40 Years Protecting Minorities

Pakistan’s Dalits denied flood relief because of caste discrimination

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

Meet the Activists: Esther Somoire

Cattle rustling in South Sudan

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

Cambodia: Evictions from around the Boeung Kak Lake

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

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

Interview: ethnic tensions, cattle raiding in Sudan

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

Kenya: MRG condemns targeted attacks on Ogiek activists

Cambodia: forum seeks ways to address marginalization of indigenous peoples

Young Journalist Award runner up:The Ghosts Without Pigment

Hungary: Cicsero - the story of a Roma news agency

Afro descendant in the Americas: A Struggle for Recognition

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

Syria: Between The Barbed Wire

Conservation and Sustainable Development at Krast area in Kien Luong District

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

Minorities struggle with identity and discrimination in divided Cyprus

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

Garifunas en Nicaragua

Hungary: Rap in Halmaj

Syria in change - Solution for the Kurdish issue

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

MRG Podcast: December 2010

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

Religious minority activists in Malaysia discuss problems facing their communities

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

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

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

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

Botswana: Lentswe La Batswapong

Oromo Refugees trapped in Libya with nowhere to turn

Interviews with Activists: Thomas Philips on religious minorities in Malaysia

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

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

Photo Story from Kenya and Uganda

The State of Minority Groups in Azerbaijan

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

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

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

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

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

Iran: Stop Ethnic Cleansings In Ahwaz

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

The global pandemic of environmental racism and corporate impunity

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

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

Life on the edge; the Mbororo of Cameroon

Botswana: The Unique Dance of Vekuhane

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge leaders charged with genocide against minorities

Malawi to celebrate World Mother Language Day

Belize: SATIIM's Oil Summit

Iraqi Refugees in Sweden: A Yazidi Activist Speaks

Burma: Children displaced by war face hunger, forced labor

Cynthia Morel discusses a landmark ruling on indigenous land rights

Iraqi Refugees in Sweden: A Mandaean Priest Speaks

MRG at the UN Forum on Minority Issues

10 years after legal victory still no resolution for Chagossians


DRC: Refugees in their own land

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

Namibia: Indigenous groups' long road to claim their rights

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

Syria/Iraq: Toward the end of Syriac Christians?

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

Tanzania: Maasai land dispute with safari tourism group

Sri Lanka: Discrimination against Tamils continues after the war

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2011

Mbanderu Community in Botswana-Minority Voice

Interview with Akli Bessadah: an Amazigh who escaped Libya

Kenya: A visit to Maasai Mara

Uganda: Climate change worsening food insecurity in Karamoja

Hungary: Unemployment in Cserehát – local Roma collecting cherry

Refugee Mothers - Georgia

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

Kenya: Photo story from the Endorois homelands

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thailand: Education desperately needed for migrant and stateless children

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

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

Himalayan glacier melt will affect 1.3 billion people: scientists

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

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

The Tonga People in Zimbabwe: A forgotten people.

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

Traditional methods a useful tool for conflict resolution in Africa.

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