Minority Rights Group

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  • “It’s Ogoniland today, but it could be your home tomorrow”
    Lazarus Tamana, the European Coordinator for the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People was recently interviewed by Rowen Siemens, our Communications and Media Intern.  They discussed the continued struggle of his people against environmental and human rights violations due to oil extraction activities devastating the Niger Delta. His message to the world? We need to work together to raise awareness and combat this crisis; it’s Ogoniland today, but it could be your home ... [ c o n t i n u a ]
    Fonte: Minority Rights GroupPubblicato 18-07-2019
    4 giorni ago
  • Mauritania: Authorities must stop using arbitrary arrests to crackdown on anti-slavery and anti-discrimination activists
    On 3 July 2019, Ahmedou Ould Wediaa, a prominent anti-slavery activist, journalist and member of the opposition party (Tawassoul) in Mauritania, was arbitrarily arrested during a police raid at his home following statements he made criticising the authorities’ response to the election-related protests, and in particular the mass arrests of foreign nationals. Amnesty International, Minority Rights Group and SOS Esclaves and six other Mauritanian human rights groups are calling for his immediate and unconditional release. ... [ c o n t i n u a ]
    Fonte: Minority Rights GroupPubblicato 15-07-2019
    7 giorni ago

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