Race and Identity

  • 14 Nov 2013

    Plans for hydro-electric dam on the land of two unique tribes in Guyana would lead to the destruction of a unique people and vast tracts of rainforest.

  • 13 Nov 2013

    The Bulgarian authorities must do far more to prevent xenophobic hate crimes, Amnesty International has urged.

  • 8 Nov 2013

    Yanomami Indians from Brazil and Venezuela met last month in Venezuela to discuss indigenous rights and national policies with government officials and NGOs.

  • 31 Oct 2013

    Rome’s authorities have been running a discriminatory, two-track assisted housing system denying thousands of Roma decent housing.

  • 29 Oct 2013

    An Ayoreo-Totobiegosode man forced out of his Paraguay forest home in the name of ‘progress’, has died from a lung disease, says Survival International.

  • 29 Oct 2013

    Show Racism the Red Card and Unionlearn have signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing both parties to working together to combat racism through education.

  • 22 Oct 2013

    “Health tourism: the TRUE cost”: “Foreigners using NHS cost Britain up to £2 BILLION a year, government reveals – 100 times more than previously claimed” declares a Daily Mail headline. Yet the reality is very different, and there is little evidence that many people visit the UK for the purpose of getting free medical treatment.

  • 19 Oct 2013

    Many uncertain – and as yet unanswerable – questions prey on commentators' minds about Turkey today. Can it indeed play a constructive global (read: stabilising) role in the Middle East and North Africa region or is it merely a spoiler at best and a bully at worst? Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian explores the issues around and behind Turkey's current situation.

  • 17 Oct 2013

    Only weeks after Survival International called for a boycott of Botswana tourism, two travel companies have suspended their tours to the country.

  • 15 Oct 2013

    Attempts by poachers to manipulate members of the Jarawa tribe in India’s Andaman Islands have backfired following swift action by the authorities.