Our History

1969: David Astor founds Minority Rights Group International Categories: 1960-70s Timelines: MRG timeline

Milestone |

David Astor, editor and proprietor of the Observer newspaper, was troubled by the regular reports of ethnic persecution crossing his desk. Astor brought together a small group of journalists, academics and anti-apartheid campaigners to found MRG with the goal of addressing these issues.

Share this content