Kenya’s minority and indigenous communities missing out on education and healthcare access

Kenya’s Endorois and Turkana minority and indigenous communities are struggling to access quality education and healthcare services, despite increased government budgetary allocations to the two sectors in the country, a Minority Rights Group International (MRG) study...

MRG concerned about anti-slavery linked arrests in Mauritania

Cliquez ici pour lire ce communiqué en français. Minority Rights Group International (MRG) is deeply concerned about the arrests of a former slave, a journalist and two human rights defenders whose work is linked to the fight against descent-based slavery in...

MRG préoccupé par les récentes arrestations liées à la lutte contre l’esclavage en Mauritanie

Click here to read this statement in English. Minority Rights Group International (MRG) est profondément préoccupé par les arrestations d’une ancienne esclave, d’un journaliste et de deux défenseurs des droits humains dont le travail est lié à la lutte...

Event: Access to Education and Health among Minority and Indigenous Communities in Kenya

With financial support from Ministry of Foreign Affairs Finland, Minority Rights Group International (MRGI) and partners are implementing a project to support ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples in Kenya, Ethiopia, Egypt, Uganda and Peru...

La Tunisie va créer une Commission contre la discrimination raciale

Click here to read this article in English – Par Silvia Quattrini, coordinatrice des programmes pour le Moyen-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord. Le 7 avril 2021, le gouvernement tunisien a adopté le décret n°2021-203 pour la création d’une Commission...

A welcome judgment but not yet justice

By Carl Söderbergh The guilty verdict brought by a jury in the United States against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd last year represents a moment of relief and catharsis for many, but especially Black Americans. The guilty verdict is...

Tunisia to establish a Commission against racial discrimination

Cliquez ici pour lire cet article en français – By Silvia Quattrini, Middle East and North Africa Programmes Coordinator On 7 April 2021, the Tunisian government passed the decree no. 2021-203 for the creation of the National Commission for the Fight against...

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....

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