EVENT: Leave no one behind: An intentional call for a new social contract for indigenous peoples

9 August commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The number of indigenous people in Africa is estimated to be around 50 million. From the colonial period to the present, African regimes, indigenous peoples in Africa have been kicked out...

EVENT: Understanding access to education and health services for Batwa and persons with disabilities in Uganda

With the financial support the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and partners are implementing the ‘From Disparity to Dignity: Realising Indigenous and Minority Rights in Development’ project. The project being...

From disparity to dignity: High Level Political Forum side-event

Discrimination is a major, persistent obstacle to sustainable development, both at the individual and societal levels – particularly in the wake of COVID-19 which has exacerbated inequalities and fostered new, virulent forms of discrimination, racism and xenophobia....

A Tribute to Claire Thomas

By Joshua Castellino, Executive Director at Minority Rights Group International For those who were around and may remember, the year 1996 may seem like it was from a completely different era. Minority Rights Group published three reports that year, which show how...

Ten urgent lessons for a fairer post-pandemic future – new report

Minority Rights Group International (MRG) releases its annual Minority and Indigenous Trends report today, with this year’s edition providing a comprehensive look at the distinct impacts of COVID-19 on minorities and indigenous peoples. Crucially, the report presents...

Joint Letter to demand justice for Stanislav Tomáš

The open letter below was written by ERGO Network together with Roma and pro-Roma organizations. It was signed by 200 organizations, including MRG, which are listed below. The letter is addressed to Charles Michel, President of the European Council, President Ursula...

Stand Up For Stanislav Tomáš: A Call for Accountability and Structural Change in the Czech Republic

By Joshua Castellino, Executive Director at Minority Rights Group International Two men, both in their 40s, brutally murdered by police, in full view of cameras in two different parts of the world, reveal the stunning similarities in the lack of humanity that has...

EVENT: Minority and Indigenous Trends 2021 – Focus on COVID-19

Join the online launch of our ground-breaking annual report! This year’s edition of our ‘Minority and Indigenous Trends’ report focuses on the distinct impact that COVID-19 has had on minorities, indigenous peoples and other groups vulnerable to discrimination and...

Communiqué contre le racisme et la xénophobie

اضغط هنا لقراءة هذا البيان الصّحفي بالعربيّة Cliquez ici pour lire ce communiqué en français En raison des publications discriminatoires à caractère raciste et haineux, sur les réseaux sociaux, à l’encontre des noir.e.s tunisien.ne.s et des migrant.e.s...

بيان للتنديد بخطاب العنصريّة وكره الأجانب

Click here to read this statement in English Cliquez ici pour lire ce communiqué en français تبعا للمنشورات العنصريّة والحاملة لخطاب الكراهية، على الشبكات التّواصل الاجتماعي، ضدّ التونسيين.ات السود.اوات والمهاجرين.ات من دول جنوب الصحراء، من قبل السيد ج.غ عضو المكتب...

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