50 years of Minority Rights Group

50 years of Minority Rights Group

Introduction

The end of hate and the dawn of a sustainable future – an existential fight for humanity

By J. Castellino, MRG’s Executive Director

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50th Anniversary Report

David Astor remembered: ‘MRG could not have dreamt up a more perfect champion’

By Shaun Johnson

50th Anniversary Report

Reaching the most marginalised: An intersectional approach to minority rights

By Nicole Girard

50th Anniversary Report

Sri Lanka: Using arts and poetry to confront the legacy of conflict for minority women

By Nicole Girard

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50th Anniversary Report

United Kingdom: The Voices project – a unique platform for refugee children to share their stories

By Rachel Warner

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50th Anniversary Report

Kenya: To identify discrimination, we first need to get the data – health inequalities among Somali women in Mandera County

By Claire Thomas

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50th Anniversary Report

Supporting the creation of a new UN minority issues mandate

By Evelin Verhás

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50th Anniversary Report

Ensuring accessible education for all

By Claire Thomas

50th Anniversary Report

Addressing health inequalities

By Claire Thomas

50th Anniversary Report

Making voices heard at the international level

By Neil Clarke

50th Anniversary Report

Making minorities visible: The role of MRG’s research and publications

By Peter Grant

50th Anniversary Report

The World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples

By Alan Phillips

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50th Anniversary Report

Mauritania: ‘I saw that the system was unjust – it strengthened my resolve to combat injustice’

By Chris Chapman

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50th Anniversary Report

Ukraine: Empowering civil society to turn the tide of anti-Roma hate crime

By Yulian Kondur

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50th Anniversary Report

Iraq: ‘We need real and effective political and economic participation – it should not be décor’

By Chris Chapman

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50th Anniversary Report

Challenging colonial legacies: Minorities and indigenous peoples’ struggle for inclusion in Africa

By Hamimu Masudi

50th Anniversary Report

Capacity-building for minority and indigenous leadership

By Chris Chapman

50th Anniversary Report

Challenging hate: the struggle for the rights of Roma

By Neil Clarke

50th Anniversary Report

Managing and preventing conflict: A minority rights-based approach

By Chris Chapman

50th Anniversary Report

Kenya: ‘The Ogiek journey in the corridors of justice, from Kenya to Banjul then Arusha, was never a bed of roses, it had ups and downs, but thanks to MRG’s support throughout, the litigation process was a success’

By Lucy Claridge

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50th Anniversary Report

Pakistan: Pragmatism or idealism? Advocating against blasphemy laws

By Shobha Das

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50th Anniversary Report

Dominican Republic: Using film to tell the story of Dominicans of Haitian descent

By Sofia Olins

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50th Anniversary Report

Iraq and Syria: Documenting human rights violations in conflict – the Ceasefire online reporting tool

By Miriam Puttick

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50th Anniversary Report

Litigating indigenous land rights: A model for conservation

By Lucy Claridge

50th Anniversary Report

Protecting and promoting the rights of religious minorities: An evolving approach

By Silvia Quattrini

50th Anniversary Report

Adapting to new crises: Meeting the challenge of Covid-19

By Rasha Al Saba

50th Anniversary Report

The power of innovation to create lasting change

By Claire Thomas

Top photo: A Rohingya woman living in a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh / Ramazan Nacar