It’s been a year and I can’t even express my feelings

By Abobakar Fazil, with the support of Anna Alboth, MRG Media Officer Trigger warning: This piece contains experiences of forced displacement and references to self harm. My name is Abobakar, I am Afghan, and I am trying to hold in my emotions today, on 15 August...

مجتمعات المناطق الحدودية في مصر معزولة عن الرعاية الصحية المناسبة، وفقا لتقرير موجز جديد

Click here to read this press release in English. تكافح المجتمعات النوبية والبدوية والأمازيغية في مصر من أجل الوصول إلى الخدمات الصحية المناسبة خلال جائحة كوفيد-19، وفقا لتقرير موجز جديد نشرته مجموعة حقوق الأقليات الدولية. بالرغم من الالتزام الوطني بخدمة الرعاية...

Egypt’s border communities cut off from adequate healthcare, new briefing shows

انقر هنا لقراءة هذا البيان باللغة العربية. Nubian, Bedouin and Amazigh communities in Egypt have been struggling to access adequate health services during the Covid-19 pandemic, reveals a new briefing published by Minority Rights Group International (MRG). This...

Situation of persons with disabilities belonging to minorities in the Southern border provinces of Thailand

MRG submitted a joint alternative report to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) with partners Center for Conflict and Cultural Diversity (CSCD) at the Institute of Peace Studies (IPS), Prince of Songkhla University and the Southern...

One step closer: indigenous peoples’ rights in the DRC

By Eunice Nsikak Olembo, Africa Legal Officer at Minority Rights Group After nine years of tenacious advocacy by indigenous rights campaigners, recently the Senate of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) adopted a proposed bill bringing its indigenous peoples one...

Telling indigenous stories with nuance

By Billy Rwothungeyo, Africa Media Officer at Minority Rights Group   Uganda’s star in middle and long distance running is on the rise, with the country now rubbing shoulders with powerhouses Kenya and Ethiopia. A little-known fact is that many of the athletes...

Testimonies of a group of associations fighting against racial discrimination in Tunisia

Last March, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Minority Rights Group met with a number of Tunisian civil society organizations fighting against racial discrimination in Tunisia. In this video, you can listen to their...

Empowering Kenya’s indigenous Sengwer to advocate for better healthcare and education

By Billy Rwothungeyo, Africa Media Officer and Geoffrey Kerosi, East Africa Health and Education Projects Coordinator at Minority Rights Group Kenya’s indigenous Sengwer are proactively challenging authorities to improve service delivery to their communities. Through...

MRG and partner emphasize disproportionate impact on Roma of Russian invasion of Ukraine

This statement to the UN Human Rights Council was delivered by Yulian Kondur in the name of MRG and Chirikli at the Human Rights Council’s Interactive Dialogue on the situation of human rights in Ukraine, 49th Session, held on Wednesday 30 March 2022. On behalf...

MRG: states and development actors should integrate racial equality into development programmes

This statement to the UN Human Rights Council was delivered by Glenn Payot, UN Advocacy Consultant at Minority Rights Group, in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary forms of Racism, Human Rights Council, 50th session, 5 July 2022....

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