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Europe: EUROPEADA 2016 - Minorities, Culture, Friendship, Fair Play and Football 

http://www.yeni.org/DiversityConnects/2016/07/01/europeada-2016-minorities-culture-friendship-fair-play-and-football/ ...

Europe: Youth of European Nationalities helps to build a refugee-friendly and inclusive societies 

Youth of European Nationalities team (FC YEN) and Refugee team from South Tyrol played friendly match in St. Martin in Thurn at Europeada (Football championship of the autochthonous national minorities in Europa) in South Tyrol. Friendly match is part of YEN campaign #Diversity Connects and aims to support building a refugee-friendly and inclusive societies. It is also part of our efforts to stop unequal...

India: Systematic destruction of resources of Dalit Christian community 

Dalits in India comprise 16% of population barring 7% of tribal population and Dalits are the indigenous community cutting across regional linguistic groups in the country. This community has been subjected to untouchability a kind of socio-religious exclusion practiced from four thusand years. A 0.9 % of them have been converted in to christianity during the colonial period. Now, with the independence declarartion in...

Global: Intercultural - Raising awareness of the misinterpretation of nationalities living in modern day societies 

The journey that lead to the creation of “Intercultural” began long before my time. If I may take you back to the British Raj era, the year of 1891 when my great great grandmother a young girl of six years old played on the beach in Goa, India. A British soldier approached her and offered candy, which she accepted as a kind gesture....

Italy/Turkey: La causa dei popoli 

Click on the link below to read the only Italian E-journal dealing with minorities, indigenous peoples and stateless nations. This month read about minorities in Turkey....

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Video stories on everyday challenges faced by Roma communities 

Watch a series of short documentaries that were made as part of MRG's project  'Bosnia and Herzegovina: Supporting minority victims of discrimination accessing their human rights'.  The Roma interviewees and NGO workers in the films highlight discrimination in the areas of housing (Osmanović family,Capljina) and education (Trebinje, ) but Roma people also face difficulties in finding employment, which often leads to poverty (Bugojno) and limited access to health care (Zavidovići)....

Iran: Ahwazi Student Beaten Unconscious By Iranian Regime Forces For Selling Flowers 

A young Ahwazi Arab student was critically injured on Friday when he was brutally assaulted by Iranian regime municipal officers while selling flowers in order to help feed his family. According to Ahwazi human rights activists, the student, identified as Alireza Sawari, was selling flowers and plants at the entrance to the Behesht Abad cemetery when municipal officials arrived and confiscated his...

Yemen: From the Margin of Life, into the Heart of War 

The Muhamasheen account for up to 10 per cent of Yemen’s population. Their marginalization becomes especially acute in the context of the deepening humanitarian disaster. Al Muhamasheen translates as ‘the marginalized’ and is a word that designates a group that was – and to a large extent remains – commonly known in Yemen as the Akhdam, or the servants.Muhamasheen are commonly not allowed to marry...

Ukraine: A year without Ervin 

The 24th May 2016 was a crucial date for Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian human rights. Activist and member of the Bakhchysaray regional mejlis, Ervin Ibragimov (aged 30) went missing on that day near his house in Bakhchysarai, central Crimea. The abduction occurred around 11:00 PM as shown by footage from a CCTV camera of a building nearby. Ibragimov was forced into a van (Ford...


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