Minorities speak at the UN: India

H. Benjamin Mate, of the Indo-Myanmar Tribal Development Association, spoke at the UN Forum on Minority Issues. He described the condition of Kuki people in India and Burma: alienated  and expropriated of their identity and rights.To read his full statement, click here.

“These regions have been often described as India’s biggest zoo by the mainland Indian. The basic necessities such as safe drinking water, sanitation, housing, healthcare and electricity are still a far cry”

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Date: 15/12/2010

Countries:

Burma
India

Categories:

Indigenous Peoples
Law/Legislation
Education
Land Rights

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