Tunisia to establish a Commission against racial discrimination

On 7 April 2021, the Tunisian government passed the decree no. 2021-203 for the creation of the National Commission for the Fight against Racial Discrimination. Although the establishment of this National Commission was foreseen by chapter V of law no. 2018-50...

Policing Bill: How the UK proves structural racism is alive and well against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities

By Menka Sandrasagren, Research Assistant at Minority Rights Group International The UK government has introduced a bill in Parliament which could dramatically expand the powers of the police. Whilst many in the media have focused on the bill’s policing of peaceful...

We come to this world as human beings and we should stay human beings until our death – Part 2 of 2

Dr. Leon Weintraub was born into a Jewish family in Poland in 1926. In 1944, he and his family were deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Dr. Weintraub was later transferred to Groß-Rosen and Flossenbürg Concentration Camps, and survived the death marches that followed....

We come to this world as human beings and we should stay human beings until our death – Part 1 of 2

Dr. Leon Weintraub was born into a Jewish family in Poland in 1926. In 1944, he and his family were deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Dr. Weintraub was later transferred to Groß-Rosen and Flossenbürg Concentration Camps, and survived the Death marches that followed....

MRG condemns new UK Commission on Race and Ethnic disparities report

Minority Rights Group International unequivocally condemns the report released by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities set up to investigate claims of structural racism within British society as inadequate, insensitive and misleading. The manner in which the...

Side-event at the UN Human Rights Council sheds light on hate speech in South Asia

At the UN side-event to the 46th session of the Human Rights Council, Minority Rights Group (MRG), along with the South Asia Collective, Article 19, FORUM-ASIA, the International Commission of Jurists, and the World Organization against Torture, organized the event...

Reporting back from the UN Human Rights Council

The 46th edition of the UN Human Rights Council ended yesterday. It was a great opportunity for MRG and our partners to raise challenges faced by minorities and indigenous peoples across different countries, and to advocate for their inclusion in all discussions and...

States break silence to condemn Egypt’s abuses at UN rights body

اضغط هنا لقراءة هذا البيان الصّحفي بالعربيّة MRG is co-signing the following joint NGO press release and is concerned about the arbitrary arrests of human rights activists including members of minorities. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from around the world...

31 دولة تكسر حاجز الصمت وتدين انتهاكات مصر لحقوق الإنسان أمام الأمم المتحدة

Click here to read this press release in English. تشارك المجموعة الدولية لحقوق الاقليات في التوقيع على البيان الصحفي المشترك التالي للمنظمات غير الحكومية وتشعر بالقلق إزاء الاعتقالات التعسفية لنشطاء حقوق الإنسان بما فيهم المنتمين للاقليات. تعرب المنظمات الحقوقية،...

بيان حول حملة الايقافات التّعسفيّة الأخيرة بتونس

Click here to read this statement in English | Cliquez ici pour lire ce communiqué en français علـى إثـر حملـة الايقافـات التعسـفيّة الأخيـرة التـي طالـت العديـد مـن المواطنـات والمواطنيـن وتبعــا للايقافــات التعســفيّة الممنهجــة التــي اســتهدفت العديــد مــن...

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