Humanitarian Crisis

Jun 14, 2018

Batwa

        STATISTICS Status: indigenous people Population: estimated 86,000 to 112,000 in the areas of Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda with estimated 33,000 to 35,000 within Rwanda Areas: Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Languages: Kinyarwanda, Bantu languages, language of the dominant ethnic group in the region they reside Religions:...

Jun 14, 2018

Batwa

        STATISTICS Status: indigenous people Population: estimated 86,000 to 112,000 in the areas of Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda with estimated 33,000 to 35,000 within Rwanda Areas:...

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Jun 04, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Water Crisis in Qaladze

On Sunday, 3 June 2018, water flowing from the Little Zab river to Kurdistan—a major source of water for the region—was restricted by the Iranian Government. The region’s mayor, Mr Bakir...

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Jun 01, 2018

Hmong: A History of Relocation

An old video snippet shines a light into the difficult past of a people marked by forced relocation and subject to the whims of more powerful states.  Siding with the United States in the Vietnam...

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May 24, 2018

Oromo: Refugees Condemned to Hardship and Uncertainty...

Having escaped from State repression in Ethiopia, refugees coming from the region of Oromia suffer from deprivation and apprehension as they try to rebuild their lives across the border. Their situation...

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May 18, 2018

East Turkestan: Uyghurs Recount Horrors of Political...

Accounts from former detainees detail the psychological and physical torture Uyghurs face in Chinese political “re-education” camps.  These camps—to which Uyghurs can be sent for...

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May 07, 2018

Afrikaners: Minority Rights Parties Raise Concerns...

One of the key issues South Africa faces in healing race relations is the adequate and equal spread of resources to maintain law and order across its territory. One of the great tragedies of apartheid...

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Apr 27, 2018

East Turkestan: Intellectuals Subject to Chinese...

The campaign of terror implemented by Xi-Jinping’s administration against the Uyghurs in the socalled Xinjiang Autonomous Region extends its tentacles to the most relevant cultural and academic figures...

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Mar 30, 2018

Ogoni: Timeline of the Ogoni Struggle

The Ogoni people are an indigenous people in South-Eastern Nigeria, in the Niger Delta. They represent around 1 percent of the Nigerian population and are a ethno-linguistic group. The Ogoni have,...

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