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Argentina: Radio programme on the Barlovento Group 

Indoafroamerica is a weekly radio program dedicated to minority rights produced by Argentina rights organization Casa Indo-Afro-Americana, which has been on the air for more than a decade on Radio Nacional Santa Fe. Some programs are now being made available on line as a collection of podcasts.The program is about the Barlovento Group, an emerging branch of the global African philosophical tradition, established in...

Argentina: Programa Radial sobre la Legitimización de las tierras Mocovies 

Entrevista vía telefónica con Manuel Troncoso explicando el proceso de legitimización de tierras de la comunidad de Mocovíes en Argentina. Los mocovíes (o moqoit) son un grupo étnico desprendido del conjunto llamado guaycurú ( "guaykurú" denominación insultante que daban los guaraníes a las etnias pámpidas del Gran Chaco).Los desafíos que enfrentan este grupo indígena en el reconocimiento de sus derechos ancestrales a la tierra,...

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

Indoafroamerica is a weekly radio program dedicated to minority rights produced by Argentina rights organization and MRG partner Casa de la Cultura Indo-Afro-Americana, which has been on the air for more than a decade on Radio Nacional de Santa Fe.This episode, Program 393: Autoreconocimiento Afrodescendiente, focuses on Afro-descendants' need for self recognition of their ancestral origins as a means of dealing with social alienation...

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

Download the attached briefing for information about propaganda intended to incite hate, ridicule and discrimination against the Mbororo and 'Pygmy' indigenous peoples of Cameroon. Please take action to help stop this.Photo: Mbororo community leaders, CameroonCredit: Emma Eastwood, MRG...

Cameroon: Justice for victims of powerful commercial landowner 

For the past 25 years thousands of poor Cameroonians have been subjected to serious human rights abuses by Baba Ahmadou Danpullo, a powerful multi-millionaire commercial rancher and a member of the Central Committee of the ruling Cameroon Peoples Democratic Movement (CPDM) Party. As the biggest landowner after the state in the NW Region, he uses police, gendarmes, courts and government officials to...

MRG Podcast: October 2011 

Welcome to Minority Rights Group International’s October 2011 podcast. This month we hear from a Bedouin woman from the unrecognised villages of the Negev in Israel, speak to the first Ugandan Mutwa to gain a university degree, and get spiritual with the early blues of the USA’s Deep South....

Indigenous Chichewa dictionary launched in Malawi  

The Chichewa Dictionary has just been launched in Malawi.Chichewa, also known as Nyanja, is a Bantu spoken language. It is the national language of Malawi but is also an official language in several African countries including Zambia (mostly spoken in the Eastern Province, Lusaka), Mozambique and Zimbabwe.Chichewa is traceable from the Eastern Province of Zambia from the 15th century. In Zambia, Chewa is spoken...

Panama: Afropanamanian Newsletter October 2011 

Monthly newsletter produced by members of Afro-Panamanian community aimed at rescuing values, customs and cultural traditions and highlighting notable individuals to serve as examples for young readers....

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

With 2011 having been declared the International Year of Youth (UN Resolution 64/134 ) as well as The Year of People of African Descent (UN Resolution 64/169) 150 Afrodescendant  youth participants from 40 countries in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean met in the city of San Jose, Costa Rica, at the First World Conference of Afrodescendant Youth.The conference was convened by the...

Colombia: Land rights defenders remain under threat  

Spanish language interview with Afro-Colombian lawyer Rosalba Castillo, representative of the Colombian rights federation Afroamerica 21, which is an accredited member of the the civil society consultative group of the Organization of American States. Among the themes discussed are ongoing state neglect and marginalization of Afro-Colombian populations, and the disposession of communally titled Afro-Colombian ancestral lands by armed groups who occupy the territories (which...

Pakistan: Access to water key to development 

For many disadvantaged minority communities, basic access to water is a key barrier to progress and development. In Pakistan’s Bahawalpur district, the problem is even more acute. Much of the district lies on arid desert, where water is scarce. Without access to water, the district’s minority Christian and Hindu populations struggle to pull themselves out from poverty. But local non-governmental organizations are trying to...

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

MRG’s Africa Regional Information Officer, Mohamed Matovu, probes the success of the anti-FGM law that Kenya and several other African countries have passed.Kenya recently passed a law outlawing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), joining a small but growing list of African countries that have criminalized the cut.Those who practice, cause to practice or make snide remarks to those who don’t undergo the cut will from...

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

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011.  In this recording:Ádám Kirchknopf, Deputy Head of Department of Development Co-operation, Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs tells us how the EU Presidency helped the development officials to raise the profile of the issue. Hungary was hosting two big events during its Presidency, the...

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

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011. In this recording:Ádám Kirchknopf, Deputy Head of Department of Development Co-operation, Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains why Hungary set water as a priority during its Presidency.About the conference:On the occasion of two New EU Member States holding the EU Presidency in 2011,...

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

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011. In this recording:Ádám Kirchknopf, Deputy Head of Department of Development Co-operation, Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs talks about the important role new donors can play in the neighbourhood countries and Eastern Europe with their transition experience.About the conference:On the occasion of two New...

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

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011. In this recording:Ádám Kirchknopf, Deputy Head of Department of Development Co-operation, Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs gives useful tips to the upcoming presidencies and also explains the difference between facilitating and controlling presidencies.About the conference:On the occasion of two New EU Member States...

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

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011. In this recording:Barbara Erős, representative of the Hungarian Association for NGOs for Development and Humanitarian Aid gives good tips on how collaboration can be effective among the civil society of member countries of the Presidency troika and shares her experience on in-country advocacy during the...

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

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011. In this recording:Agata Zajega, I. Councellor, Polish Embassy in Budapest shares the priorities of the Polish Presidency concerning development cooperation.About the conference:On the occasion of two New EU Member States holding the EU Presidency in 2011, followed by Cyprus in 2012 and Lithuania...

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

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011. In this recording:Monika Matus, Policy Officer, Zagranica Group introduces their Presidency Project. Food for thought for those who want to elaborate on their projects and strategies for the upcoming Presidencies.About the conference:On the occasion of two New EU Member States holding the EU Presidency...

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

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011. In this recording:Ádám Kirchknopf, Deputy Head of Department of Development Co-operation, Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that human rights based development can make programmes more sustainable, even in very poor countries.About the conference:On the occasion of two New EU Member States holding...


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