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- ACT Alliance: Insecurity in Mali's Menaka region affects humanitarian assistance. 22 Aug 2019
Most read reports
- IOM: Mali: Flow Monitoring Report - Dashboard No. 43 (Reporting period: 1 to 31 August 2019). 19 Sep 2019
- NRC: On-the-record update: Crisis in central and northern Mali. 10 Jul 2019
- Afrique Verte: Point sur la situation alimentaire au Sahel (PSA) Bulletin mensuel d’information sur le prix des céréales : Niger - Mali - Burkina Faso - Suivi de campagne n° 221 – septembre 2019. 20 Sep 2019
- MINUSMA: Irruption de violence à Tombouctou : la MINUSMA appelle à une cessation immédiate des hostilités. 20 Sep 2019
- MINUSMA: Communiqué de la Médiation Internationale. 20 Sep 2019
In many parts of the world, wide-ranging atrocities and other human rights abuses continue to threaten populations, especially those belonging to minority groups and indigenous peoples. As the reach of social media grows ever more pervasive globally, so too does its impact in contexts where genocide, mass killing, or systematic violent repression have occurred or there is a risk of such things taking place. The country situations at the top of the 2019 Peoples under Threat index illustrate how, in case after case, social media is playing a major role in encouraging the killing.
African countries dominate the list of major risers in this year's release of the internationally-acclaimed global ranking Peoples Under Threat, says Minority Rights Group International (MRG).
Risks have climbed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Central African Republic (CAR), Mali and Guinea Bissau, as recorded in Peoples under Threat, which identifies communities facing the greatest risk of genocide, mass killing or systematic violent repression. In countries at the very top of the list, including DRC, South Sudan and CAR, mass killing is already ongoing.
Risk of mass killing rises in African countries following foreign military intervention – 2013 Peoples under Threat global survey
Eight most at risk states out of top ten subject to recent or prolonged foreign military interventions
10 July 2013