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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....

Dominican Republic: Marginalized, harrassed and criminalized 

Spanish language interview with Chandai Estevez of the Dominican Republic, a member of the youth organization Afro-Alianza Dominicana and Executive Secretary of the Circulo de Juventud Afro de las Americas (Circle of Afrodescendant Youth of the Americas)Among the themes covered are age discrimination, youth policy and participation and a particular concern with the racial profiling, police violence, harrasment, extra-judicial killings and  criminalization of regional...

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....

Event: Brussels screening of new MRG film on discrimination in Africa and the Caribbean 

You are invited to a film screening and expert Q&A on discrimination in Africa and the Caribbean. Filmed in four countries, Say My Name tells the stories of people on the outside of society facing extreme discrimination. Viewed as less than human or ‘too dark’,  Valentina, Phineas and thousands of others are prevented from studying, working or getting healthcare. Desperate for change they become...

Le invitamos a la presentación de una película sobre discriminación en África y el Caribe 

INVITACION Le invitamos a la presentación de la película sobre discriminación en África y el Caribe, seguida de una ronda de preguntas con representantes de la comunidad domínico-haitiana y la productora de la película. Filmada en cuatro países, ‘Di Mi Nombre’ cuenta la historia de personas que estan al margen de la sociedad y que afrontan cada día varias manifestaciones de discriminación. A Valentina,...

MRG Documentary Film: Say My Name - using street theatre to combat discrimination in Rwanda, Botswana, Dominican Republic and Kenya 

In many countries minority groups face discrimination, and negative stereotypes divide national and local communities.Say My Name documents the work of MRG's Street Theatre programme in addressing these issues, following professional and minority actors as they work together to combat discrimination and racism in four countries. In Kenya, Rwanda, Botswana and the Dominican Republic, we see how street theatre is used to educate and inspire communities with performances in...

MRG film to be screened at Barcelona exhibition 

Minority Rights Group’s documentary film Say My Name will be screened as part an exhibition Windows of the World at the CaixaForum in Barcelona during the next few months. The film was produced as part of MRG’s Street Theatre Project, which took place during the last three years (2010-2012). From 14th April to 19th May 2013 visitors can watch the part of the film...

República Dominicana: Estado admite su desacato de la Sentencia de la Corte IDH en Yean y Bosico 

República Dominicana admite su desacato de la Sentencia de la Corte IDH en Yean y BosicoEn audiencia de cumplimiento, MUDHA y CEJIL denuncian retrocesos e instan al Estado a cumplir con la SentenciaSan José, Costa Rica, 29 de mayo de 2013.- En la audiencia de supervisión de cumplimiento celebrada ante la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos el día de ayer sobre el Caso de...

SWM 2014: Using street theatre to tackle discrimination in the Dominican Republic 

Case study by Livia Saccardi‘They do not accept us. In Haiti we are not Haitians. In the Dominican Republic we are not Dominicans. So where are we from?’‘She told me that my parents were foreigners, and she did not want to give me my papers. After one week I went back there and I told her that my parents are not foreigners and that...

Republica Dominicana: Empoderamiento y cambio social a traves del teatro 

Apelando a las emociones y utilizando el cuerpo como herramienta de expresión doce jóvenes recorren las calles de República Dominicana para transmitir un mensaje de fortaleza y cambio social. Las personas jóvenes que conforman el grupo Los 12 Discípulos provienen de diferentes comunidades bateyanas en las que conviven historias de injusticia, pobreza y falta de acceso a derechos básicos con historias de éxito,...

MRG Podcast: January 2016 

Welcome to the January 2016 edition of MRG’s Minority Voices podcast. This month we find out how discrimination is having the most serious of consequences in the Dominican Republic, and then travel to the Middle East to experience the joyful sounds of Syrian wedding music....

Dominican Republic: Interview with Rosa Iris Diendomi 

Listen to the testimony of Rosa Iris Diendomi, lawyer and community leader in the Dominican Republic....



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