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MRG Podcast: October 2010 

MRG is pleased to present our first podcast, which features interviews and music recorded by staff members as they go about their work in support of minorities and indigenous peoples around the world. October’s podcast includes:French linguist Jean-Michel Filippi speaking about why the S'aoch people of Cambodia are losing their language and culture.An interview in Spanish with Oswaldo Bilbao of the Peruvian organisation, Ethnic...

MRG Podcast: November 2010 

In our November podcast, produced and presented by MRG’s Emma Eastwood, we visit Iraqi minority refugees in Syria; speak to indigenous activists about how climate change is affecting their communities; and listen to an example of Afro-Latin music from Cuba....

MRG Podcast: December 2010 

Welcome to the December 2010 podcast from Minority Rights Group International. This month we hear from a member of the Nubian community, a minority who live in one of Africa's largest slums in Nairobi; we then move east to China to learn more about the Uighur minority from a representative of the World Uighur Congress, and finally, MRG's music choice this month comes from...

MRG Podcast: February 2011 

Welcome to the February 2011 podcast from Minority Rights Group International. This month we hear how indigenous communities in Cambodia are affected by development projects, learn about an innovative new way to tackle racism in the Dominican Republic and travel to Uganda, where minority language issues are illustrated through song....

MRG Podcast: March 2011 

Welcome to the March 2011 podcast from Minority Rights Group International. This month we hear about how minorities are affected by the exploitation of natural resources in their communities, learn about how Dalit children are disadvantaged at school by caste discrimination in India and travel to the Balkans to listen to a rousing Romani brass band.Narrator’s transcript: The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization joined forces...

MRG Podcast: April 2011 

Welcome to Minority Rights Group International’s April 2011 podcast. This month we investigate the situation for minorities in troubled Pakistan, take a step back into history to hear about how the assimilation of indigenous people into mainstream society in Canada in the 19th Century has left a legacy of social damage, and travel to the Sahara desert to listen to the mesmeric sounds of...

MRG Podcast: May 2011 

Click above to listenWelcome to Minority Rights Group International’s May 2011 podcast. This month we hear about how it’s hard to be black in Argentina, learn how minorities in Libya are being affected by the country’s bloody revolution and experience the pleasure and the pain of Spain’s gypsies through flamenco music.First up we have an interview with Nengumbi Celestin Sukama, president of the...

MRG Podcast: June 2011 

Welcome to MRG's June 2011 podcast. This month we hear how Bagyeli people in the rainforests of southern Cameroon are being affected by both resource exploitation and conservation projects, find out what Central American black organisations think of their Governments' responses to the UN declaration of 2011 as 'the year of African descendants', and tune in to the music of The Abyssinians, a Jamaican...

MRG Podcast: August 2011 

Welcome to Minority Rights Group International’s August 2011 podcast. This month we visit an isolated cow-herding community in Cameroon and hear about how competition for land and resources leads to conflict between neighbours, and learn about the challenges Dalits in Nepal face to escape the age-old caste system. Our minority music selection this month comes from Colombian superstar Toto la Momposina, whose tunes, like...

MRG Podcast: September 2011 

Welcome to Minority Rights Group International’s September 2011 podcast. This month we learn about the effect of development projects on ethnic minorities in Burma’s war-torn border areas, hear about a Dalit hero who continues to provide inspiration for millions of Indians suffering caste-based discrimination, and tune in to the sweet melodies of contemporary Maori music from New Zealand....

MRG Podcast: October 2011 

Welcome to Minority Rights Group International’s October 2011 podcast. This month we hear from a Bedouin woman from the unrecognised villages of the Negev in Israel, speak to the first Ugandan Mutwa to gain a university degree, and get spiritual with the early blues of the USA’s Deep South....

MRG Podcast: November 2011 

Welcome to MRG’s November 2011 podcast. This month we hear how Europe’s new member states could play a more significant role in alleviating global poverty, learn about perceptions of identity in the Dominican Republic and listen to some blues music from one of the last living paranda artists in Belize....

MRG Podcast: January 2012 

Welcome to MRG’s first podcast of 2012. This month we learn about the current plight of Kosovo’s Roma refugees who fled the ravages of the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s and listen to the sounds of Tuvan throat singing, a variant of overtone singing practiced by the Tuva people of the remote region of southern Siberia in the Russian Federation....

MRG Podcast: February 2012 

In this month’s podcast we find out about racial stereotyping from an organization helping African-Canadians emerging from the justice system rebuild their lives, and hear how an Afro-Colombian outfit from the Choco are reworking traditional songs for the hip-hop generation.You can subscribe to MRG podcasts in iTunes here....

MRG Podcast: May 2013 

Welcome to Minority Rights Group International’s podcast. We’ve been away for a while, but now we’re back, bringing you new stories from the communities we work with around the world.This month, we hear why UK actress and comedian Meera Syal supports our work, talk to a Yezidi Kurd from Georgia, and listen to mesmerising sounds from Mali inspired by traditional hunting songs....

Peoples under Threat 2013: podcast on religious minorities in Pakistan 

Minority Rights Group launches its 2013 Peoples under Threat global rankings table on 10 July. The survey, which lists countries where communities are most at risk of genocide or mass killing, concludes that sectarian killing between Sunni and Shi’a has risen dramatically over the last year, and presents an urgent threat to life across much of the Middle East and into Asia.According to the...

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013: Interview with MRG Director of Policy and Communications 

Minorities and indigenous peoples suffer more ill-health and receive poorer quality of care, says MRG in a new global report.MRG's flagship report, State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013, presents a global picture of the health inequalities experienced by minorities and indigenous communities.The report is launched to coincide with a United Nations General Assembly meeting to follow up on efforts made towards...

MRG Podcast February 2014 

Welcome to Minority Rights Group International’s February 2014 podcast. This month we investigate the current situation for religious minorities in Pakistan, take a look at the plight of Burma’s stateless Rohingya, and check out a Maasai choir from the plains of East Africa....

MRG Podcast March 2014 

Our March podcast features music and interviews from a visit by MRG’s Media Officer, Emma Eastwood, to Batwa communities in south west Uganda. Batwa, who Emma describes as Africa’s untouchables, are one of the most vulnerable groups on the continent, and part of a growing number of conservation refugees, forcibly removed from their ancestral forest home to make way for a national park....

Minority Voices Podcast: September 2014 

Welcome to the Minority Voices September 2014 podcast. This month we are firmly rooted in South Asia - we talk to a young activist from India's little-known descendants of enslaved Africans, and our minority music selection comes from Pakistan's Sufi community, who are increasingly under threat from Islamic hard-liners....


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