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Cambodia: Lao minority fight to retain their language

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

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

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

Nepal: Indigenous languages on the verge of extinction

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

Nepal: How to save indigenous tongues from extinction

Nepal: Muslims still being punished for 2004 hostage massacre

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

DRC: Congolese journalists learn to report on indigenous groups

Africa/USA: Future "Big Africas"

USA/Africa: A Farewell To Elombe Brath

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

Nepal: Indigenous people - still a long way to go

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

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

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

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

USA: An Affirmation Poem Written For Minorities

Philippines: Indigenous women express support for Andrea Rosal

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

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

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

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

Nepal: Indigenous locals demand that development projects respect their rights

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

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

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

Bangladesh: Hindus under threat

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

Nepal: Indigenous women want recognition and equality

SWM 2014: Countering racism in South American football

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

Bangladesh: Education on human rights for minority groups

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

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

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

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

Nepal: Indigenous youth need support

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

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

SWM 2014: Rising hostility against Bulgaria’s refugee population

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

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

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

Nepal: Is REDD+ indigenous-friendly?

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

Zimbabwe: Mthwakazi leaders' rights abused

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

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

SWM 2014: Tackling Islamophobia in the United Kingdom

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

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

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

Sri Lanka: Buddhist extremists attack innocent Muslims

SWM 2014: Action against untouchability in Bangladesh

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

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

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

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

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

Nigeria: Ogoni people hail London court ruling against Shell

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

Iran: Harrowing report reveals discrimination against Ahwazi Arab workers

Indigenous Peoples and the UN: Triumphs & Tragedies

Minority Voices Podcast: September 2014

VIDEO: Speaking out for minority women in Somalia

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

Kenya: Campaign against harmful beading culture in Samburu communities

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

India: Gita's Story

Philippines: Cordilleran human rights worker gunned down in Ifugao

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

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

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

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

Georgia: Photo exhibition highlights fragile Dukhobor culture

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

Burma: Network calls for action for rivers

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

Philippines: Bajao Community in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

Namibia: Himba people protest against dam and attempted bribery

Egypt: Liberate the emirate of Delga

Morocco: The Threshold of the Desert

Palestine: Interview with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, human rights activist

Egypt: New MRG documentary - Dead on Paper

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

UK: Chagossians protest MPA outside UK Court of Appeal

Mauritania: Interview with lawyer Me Elid Mohameden

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

Armenia: Young minority leader preserves Yezidi identity and language

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

Nigeria: Amnesty to Boko-Haram, a misnomer

Guatemala: Edgar Pérez - Genocide and justice

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

SWM 2014: Photo story

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

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

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

Ukraine: Crimean Tatars are being neglected

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

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

MRG Podcast March 2014

Burma: Systematic sexual violence in ethnic areas, new report

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

Iran: Deadly sewage threatens millions of Ahwaz Arab people

Philippines: Tumandok people march against Jalaur Dam

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

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

Zimbabwe: Zanu PF targets San leaders

Burma: Leaked documents expose government complicity in persecution of Rohingya

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

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

Egypt: Controversial laws regulating NGOs result in fines and imprisonment

Nepal: Muslim leaders form alliance to press demands

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

Zimbabwe: Matabeleland Youths Arrested for Demanding Fairness in Employment

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

Norway: Global indigenous preparatory conference underway in Alta

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

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

Hungary: Roma children arbitrarily separated from families

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

Egypt: Christian churches under attack in Minya

Egypt: Copts of Wasta face unknown future

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

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

Egypt: Nubian community health support systems

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

Nepal: Indigenous governing institutions form rights alliance

Afghanistan: Interview with Hazara activist Fakhria Ibrahimi

Egypt: Three Churches Pray for Abducted Minor Christian Girls

Iraq: Religion and identity

Taiwan: Chairperson of Council of Indigenous Peoples interrogated in parliament

Egypt: Copts face discrimination & violence in aftermath of coup

MRG film to be screened at Barcelona exhibition

Europe: A bike ride to meet linguistic minorities

From Cardiff to Los Angeles through a documentary

Iran: Repressive Regime to Expand its Prisons in Ahwaz

Syria: Fears for ancient Christian communities continue

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

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

Bangladesh: the decline of a vibrant Bihari craft

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

Botswana: Bushmen face imminent eviction for ‘wildlife corridor’

Egypt: International Religious Freedom Report welcomed

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

Fiji: Disputes over Chiefly status in the Ai iTaukei community

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

Kenya: Stop forced eviction of indigenous Sengwer/Cherangany people

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

Proyección del documental “Say My Name” en Barcelona

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

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

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

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

China: Maternal deaths remain high for ethnic minorities

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

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

Syria: Christians in the crossfire

Pakistan: Campaign for religious minorities in Balochistan

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

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

Bangladesh: 95 percent Dalit cleaners lived in poverty

Egypt: Promotion and protection of the identity of religious minorities

Egypt: Group denounces forced abduction and conversion of Coptic girls

MRG Podcast February 2014

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

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

Argentina: MRG report on health launched at UNICEF event

MRG Podcast: May 2013

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

Lithuania: Obstacles to Roma Education in Kirtimai

Burma: communal violence in Rakhine state

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pakistan: Geneva event - debate on UN review

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Vietnam: Taidam “paenk khwan” ceremony

Thailand: Annual festival supports hill tribe communities' education

Egypt: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

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

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

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

Photo story: Peoples under Threat 2014

Nigeria: Genocide in Plateau state

Global: European Parliament urges the EU to fight caste discrimination

Iraq/Kuwait: Kuwaiti family faces discrimination

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

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

Pakistan: The Christian Sweeper Community, Pakistan's Untouchables

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

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

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

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

India: Communal violence against Muslim minority in Madhya Pradesh

Bolivia: Traditional healers and climate change

Italy: San Sperate (un)welcomes Roma

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

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

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

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

Tanzania: Maasai Women Taking Bold Stance to Protect Land Rights

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tanzania: October cyclical drought should not catch government unaware

Syria: Map of Western (Syrian) Kurdistan

India: Dalit women face violence and barriers to justice

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

Belize: Maya People Return to Supreme Court for Protection

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

Pakistan: UN review - Urgent protection needed for minorities

Egypt: Minorities show unity at crucial conference

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

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

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

Peoples under Threat 2013: podcast on religious minorities in Pakistan

Lithuania: Nobody wants a 'gypsy' on their staff

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

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

Mauritanie: La blessure de l'esclavage

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

Turkey: Refugee camp for Syrian Christians in Turkey sparks controversy

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

India: Scavengers’ march sends message of hope

Yemen: Al-Akhdam face brutal oppression

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

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

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

Mauritania: Why do Haratine women still live in slavery?

Guyana: Court ruling violates indigenous peoples' rights

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

Philippines: Blaan family massacred, IP killings rise to 28

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

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

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

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

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

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Village of the Forgotten Widows

Burma: Ongoing Impunity, Continued Army Atrocities against Kachin People

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

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

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

Pakistan: Religious minorities must be rendered equal

Jamaica/Global: Marcus Garvey's Legacy

Pakistan: Representation of Religious Minorities in Print media

Nepal: Overfishing destroys minority community's livelihood

Discrimination on religious grounds still persists in secular Nepal

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

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

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

Zimbabwe: Helping minority youth find a political voice

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

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

Bangladesh: Dalits demand adequate housing

Moldova: Using the UN Declaration on Minorities to combat intolerance

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

Belize: EIA 'consultation' neither free nor fair

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

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

Libya: Tafsweet Amazigh cultural festival in Jadoo

Ensuring minority rights in Nepal's new constitution

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

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

Iran Fires 105 Ahwazi Workers

Malaysia: The road to Murum dam

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

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

Lithuania's Roma - stateless and excluded

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

Cameroon: Ethnic minorities petition Biya over marginalisation

Colombia: San Juan community assert their rights

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

Egypt: Coptic community prepares for coming parliamentary elections

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

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

Cameroun: La situation des minorités Montagnardes

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

Georgia: Armenian political prisoners Vahagn Chakhalyan released from prison

Egypt: forceful relocation of Christians from Rafah, Sinai

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

Namibia: UN Envoy says minorities and indigenous peoples crave inclusion

Cameroon: Participation of Minorities in 2013 Elections

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

Iran arrests, tortures and kills Ahwazi Arabs in new clampdown

Can minority and indigenous women benefit from international agreements?

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

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

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

Burma: Children in Thai refugee camps face few prospects

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

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

Turkey: Dam deluge for Kurds

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

Cameroon: violent repression against the Mbororo

Mass protests in India to reclaim Dalit budgetary rights

35 videos documenting caste discrimination across India launched

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

Papua New Guinea: Police raids around Porgera gold mine

Philippines: Police, security push protesters from mining conference

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

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

Nepal: New report on protecting minority rights in federal systems

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

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

Madagascar: Rio Tinto’s history of human rights abuses

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

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

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

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

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

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

India: Arbitrary arrest of Christian human rights defender

Philippines: Youth indigenous leader tortured and killed

Sri Lanka: villagers denied right to return home

Kenya: MRG Street Theatre Programme spreads messages of peace

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

Indonesia: local governments pass laws discriminating against the Ahmadiyah community

Canada: Racism Reborn

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

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

Mauritius: New group denounces discrimination against Creoles

Philippines: Lumad village suffers third forced evacuation in 5 months

Egypt: Criminal court sentences whole Christian family to hard labour

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

Pakistan: Access to water key to development

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

Iraq: Violence against minority women is rife and poorly addressed

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

Kenya's fisherwomen helping themselves out of poverty

India: Rehabilitation drive for manual scavengers

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

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

Iran: Azeris protest against dams and government neglect

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

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

Pakistani schools portray Hindus, minorities negatively: US study

India: Land and life lost in Bihar

Sudan: Correction - Intisar Sharif Abdulla still in custody

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

MRG Podcast: February 2012

Injustices with minorities in flood relief in Pakistan

MRG Podcast: November 2011

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

Libya: Amazigh demand equality and respect

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

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

India: Dalit women trained on advocacy

Guatemala: Stove project to improve cooking methods

Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn military harassment of UP students

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

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

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

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

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

Afro-Colombian women defend their heritage

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

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

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

Russia: Coal smog settles over Siberia

Iran: Mayor Fires 400 Ahwazi Workers

Minorities speak at the UN: Kenya

Vietnam: weekly market attracts minorities from the culturally diverse north

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

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

Chile: Easter Islands, silent genocide

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

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

Burma: Mega-dams to impact thousands

China: Hard times for nomads in Tibet

India: Anti-corruption movement excludes minorities

Burma: International support needed to protect Rohingyas from persecution

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

Malaysian police raid AIDS fundraiser at a church

Colombia: nuevo documental - Hacienda Cañasgordas: Arqueología del Relato

India: Discrimination against Dalits still rife in Madhya Pradesh village

Australia: Aborigines halt Rio Tinto mining project

Southern Africa: San Peoples sign common rights declaration

Philippines: KAMP calls for justice over Lumad killing

Burma: Resource development fuels ethnic conflict

Philippines: Indigenous peoples condemn killing of Margarito Cabal

Kenya: minority and indigenous women face multiple discrimination

Namibia: Protest by Himba and Zemba Indigenous Peoples

Bangladesh: Minority Hindu girls raise their hands

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

Nepal: expert panel best guarantees IPs rights in new constitution

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

India: Community groups campaign for religious freedom

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

MRG Podcast: October 2011

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

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

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

Nepal: More violence sparked by inter-caste marriage

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

Argentina: Radio programme on the Barlovento Group

MRG Podcast: September 2011

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

Pioneering use of street theatre to tackle prejudice in Rwanda

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

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

Iran: Baha’i educational programme targeted in raids

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

Kyrgyzstan: Sexual and gender-based violence

Burma: Foreign investment is a catalyst for conflict

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

China: Tibetans stop mining on sacred mountain

Nepal: UN welcomes new law on caste-based discrimination

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

Pakistan: Religious diversity must for peace, development

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

Colombia: Strengthening Afro-descendant Community Councils, part I

DRC: Buela community at a disadvantage

Argentina: Programa Radial sobre la Legitimización de las tierras Mocovies

Somalia: testimonies of violence from minority women

Minorities speak at the UN: Kyrgyzstan

Burma: Dams feed ethnic conflict

India: Mining, conflict and Adivasis

Europe: Corporate abuse flows along BP’s oil pipeline

Police crackdown on Human Rights defenders in Malaysia

Thailand: Migrant workers exploited amid floods, rights groups warn

Philippines: indigenous peoples, environmentalists ejected from mining conference

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

Suriname: Saramaka win case in human rights court

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

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

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

India: Dalit homes destroyed without warning by Delhi authorities

Sri Lanka: laws fail to protect minorities

Botswana: Diamonds bring no benefits to Basarwa

Kenya: An Ogiek woman's journey to liberation

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

MRG Podcast: June 2011

India: Dalits demand land rights in Bihar

Philippines: Indigenous peoples wary over new mining policy

Burma: Military targeting civilians in Kachin State

Iraq: Christian remembers brutal attack on Baghdad church

MRG Podcast: January 2012

Israel's Bedouin Arabs at risk: the Prawer plan

Ahwazi Refugees plight in Al-Waleed camp

India: Why Dalits and Minorities fear Freedom Struggle

Minorities speak at the UN: Georgia

Pakistan's leaders promise equal rights for minorities

Iran uses intimidation to deter Arab protests

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

Panama: Afropanamanian Newsletter October 2011

MRG Event: Business, natural resources and minority rights

Ethiopia/UK: Oromo rally in London

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

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

Nepal: Feminist Dalit Organisation celebrate International Women's Day

Vietnamese and Thai authorities blocked launch of human rights report

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

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

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

Russia: Sakha protest mining rush in Siberia

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

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

Minorities speak at the UN: Uganda

Kenya/Ethiopia: Escalation of border conflict between ethnic communities

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

Nepal: impunity for perpetrators of communal violence

Bangladesh: MRG visits a Dalit Sweeper colony in Dhaka

China pressured Cambodia to deport Uighur refugees: Wikileaks

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

South East Asia: The campaign against destructive palm oil

India: Warrant issued for police officer who removed turban

Uganda: Land injustice for the Basongora

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

Kenya: Flood hits Maasai land again

Chile: Anti-terror law used against Mapuche activists

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

Cameroon: Mbororos petition government over delay to implement commission findings

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

Cameroon: Justice for victims of powerful commercial landowner

Voices of Pakistani Christians and Sikhs

Vietnam: New wave of arrests for religious activists

Bangladeshi government blocks EU-funded anti-torture project

Indigenous Chichewa dictionary launched in Malawi

Thailand: Indigenous people penalised for carrying out traditional practices

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

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

MRG Podcast: August 2011

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

Philippines: Indigenous groups condemn slaying of prominent activist

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

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

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

Iran: River diversion dries up Ahwazi Arab land

UK: Dale Farm residents resist controversial eviction by Basildon Council

Adivasis of Bangladesh: a year of broken promises

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

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

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

Colombia: Land rights defenders remain under threat

Nepalese Minority Groups; Struggle for Identity & Representation

Minorities speak at the UN: India

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

Dominican Republic: Marginalized, harrassed and criminalized

Kenya: Fishermen abducted by Ethiopian militia

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

Philippines: Northern folk barrage mining companies in the Metro

New report: Preventing Conflict in Karamoja, Uganda

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

Burma: conflict leads to spike in trafficking of Palaung minority

Uganda: Meet the first Mutwa graduate

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

Government of Kenya given ultimatum to resolve Mau Narok land issue

Russia: Reindeer herders seek deal with energy giants

Cambodia: Bilingual education offers opportunities to indigenous communities

MRG Podcast: May 2011

MRG Podcast: April 2011

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

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


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

Photo story: Inside Egypt's Revolution

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

India: Adivasis fight mega-dams

Cambodia: Kuy people rally to save ‘our forest’

India: Gauri's story

Ethiopia: Forced displacement and ‘villagization'


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

Minorities at the UN: Improve education for minorities in Zimbabwe

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

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

MRG talk: Land Grabbing and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

Gabon: Mining, dams and repression

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

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

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

Nepal: Killing underscores persistent problem of inter-caste discrimination

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

Egypt: Al Kalema Centre condemns attacks against Anba Beshouy monastery

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

Malaysia: Indigenous groups contest mega-dams in Sarawak

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees suffer from lack of documentation

Tanzania: Government unrelenting on parceling out Maasai land in Loliondo

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2012


Ethiopia: Land grabs fuel violence in Gambella

Foreign investment threatens Burma's ethnic minorities: report

A scientist discusses glacial retreat in the Himalayas

Philippines: legal changes needed to address inequality of Muslim women

Human Rights Day Celebration in Ndugulu, Kenya

MRG Podcast: March 2011

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

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

Malaysia: Possible crackdown on marginalised Indians

Young Journalist Award runner up: A grassroots revolution

Pakistan: Small ideas brought benefit to poorer communities in Pakistan

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

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

Support the peaceful demonstrators in Syria

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

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

Kenya: Beading young Samburu girls into sexual bondage

Argentina: 2010 Census - Successful or not?

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

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

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

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

Bangladesh: Government closes down project for human rights defenders

San Andres, Colombia - We stay with nothing

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

EU: Minority Voices - a community-based media initiative


Colombia: Un poema sobre la solidaridad entre los pueblos

Kenya: Justice for Indigenous Peoples - The Endorois Case

Uzbekistan/Kazakhstan: Retreating Aral Sea displaces Karakalpaks

MRG Podcast: February 2011

Kenya: Endorois Traditional Song

India: Dalits unable to access government disaster relief programs

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

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

India: Dalit Christians in search for justice

Philippines' indigenous groups protest mining exploration on ancestral lands

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

The situation in the Syrian Kurdish areas worsens

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

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

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

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

Cambodian indigenous group threatened by rubber company

Boletin Informativo JENHeration

Our Dance, Our Identity

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

Minority religious places of worship Malaysia

Sri Lanka: Improve protection for women migrant workers

Young Journalist Award runner up:The Ghosts Without Pigment

Hungary: Halmaj under water

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

Canada: Interview with Chief Wilton Littlechild

Yemen: voices of the Akhdam minority

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

Pakistan’s Dalits denied flood relief because of caste discrimination

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

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

MRG Podcast: November 2010

Pakistan's Christian Leader Buried In His Native Village

MRG Podcast: October 2010

Uganda: Batwa Sounds

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

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

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

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

Afro descendant in the Americas: A Struggle for Recognition

Interviews with Activists: Rorian Cherono on the Ogiek of Kenya

Kenya: MRG condemns targeted attacks on Ogiek activists

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

Meet the Activists: Esther Somoire

Cambodia: Evictions from around the Boeung Kak Lake

Cattle rustling in South Sudan

40 Years Protecting Minorities

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

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

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

Interview: ethnic tensions, cattle raiding in Sudan

Conservation and Sustainable Development at Krast area in Kien Luong District

Cambodia: forum seeks ways to address marginalization of indigenous peoples

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

Hungary: Cicsero - the story of a Roma news agency

Syria: Between The Barbed Wire

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

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

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

Minorities struggle with identity and discrimination in divided Cyprus

Religious minority activists in Malaysia discuss problems facing their communities

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

Garifunas en Nicaragua

Hungary: Rap in Halmaj

Life on the edge; the Mbororo of Cameroon

Photo Story from Kenya and Uganda

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

Botswana: Lentswe La Batswapong

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

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

Burma: Children displaced by war face hunger, forced labor

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

MRG Podcast: December 2010

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

Syria in change - Solution for the Kurdish issue

Interviews with Activists: Thomas Philips on religious minorities in Malaysia

The State of Minority Groups in Azerbaijan

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

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

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

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

Oromo Refugees trapped in Libya with nowhere to turn

Iran: Stop Ethnic Cleansings In Ahwaz

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

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

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


Cambodia: Khmer Rouge leaders charged with genocide against minorities

The global pandemic of environmental racism and corporate impunity

Botswana: The Unique Dance of Vekuhane

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

DRC: Refugees in their own land

Iraqi Refugees in Sweden: A Yazidi Activist Speaks

Cynthia Morel discusses a landmark ruling on indigenous land rights

Belize: SATIIM's Oil Summit

Sri Lanka: Discrimination against Tamils continues after the war

Iraqi Refugees in Sweden: A Mandaean Priest Speaks

Tanzania: Maasai land dispute with safari tourism group

Namibia: Indigenous groups' long road to claim their rights

10 years after legal victory still no resolution for Chagossians

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

Malawi to celebrate World Mother Language Day

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

MRG at the UN Forum on Minority Issues

Syria/Iraq: Toward the end of Syriac Christians?

Mbanderu Community in Botswana-Minority Voice

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

Kenya: A visit to Maasai Mara

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2011

Interview with Akli Bessadah: an Amazigh who escaped Libya

Uganda: Climate change worsening food insecurity in Karamoja

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

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

Hungary: Unemployment in Cserehát – local Roma collecting cherry

Refugee Mothers - Georgia

Kenya: Photo story from the Endorois homelands

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

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

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

Thailand: Education desperately needed for migrant and stateless children

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

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

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

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

Himalayan glacier melt will affect 1.3 billion people: scientists

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

The Tonga People in Zimbabwe: A forgotten people.

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

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

Traditional methods a useful tool for conflict resolution in Africa.

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