Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and Anti-Slavery International warmly welcome the landmark ruling of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) in the case of Said and Yarg Salem against Mauritania.
Minority Rights Group International (MRG) et Anti-Slavery International saluent l’adoption de la décision historique du Comité Africain d’Experts sur les Droits et le bien-être de l’enfant (CADBE) dans l’affaire Said et Yarg Salem c/ la Mauritanie.
Commenting on the 16 January 2018 announcement that the Myanmar and Bangladesh governments have signed an agreement to begin the return of Rohingya refugees next week, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) emphasises that any repatriation must be voluntary.
‘The 650,000 Rohingya who fled Myanmar during the past months must not be forcibly returned,’ underscored Claire Thomas, MRG’s Deputy Director. ‘Any repatriation process must be voluntary and only once the causes of their flight have been fully addressed.’
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Guaranteeing stronger rights protections for all, including minorities and indigenous peoples, rather than building walls or restricting travel, is ultimately the only effective and sustainable response to the forced displacement of millions of people around the world today, says Minority Rights Group International (MRG) in a new report.
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Minority Rights Group is the leading international human rights organization working to secure rights for ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous people around the world. MRG’s programme of strategic litigation has won leading cases before the European Court of Human Rights and the African Commission and Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights.