Colombia must tackle dire malnutrition among its largest indigenous group, the Wayuu, if it wants to join the OECD, writes a researcher for Human Rights Watch.
Campaigners have described the event as a test of the conservative Balkan state's rights record as it seeks to join the European Union.
The human rights group has released "irrefutable evidence of an targeted campaign" to push Rohingya people of of Myanmar
More than 2,600 houses have been burned down in Rohingya-majority areas of Myanmar’s northwest in the last week, the government said
Some 1,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, under fire from soldiers there, forced their way into Bangladesh on Monday.
Poverty stricken Bangladesh is struggling to cope with its latest large wave of displaced Rohingya Muslims. Around 74,000 have entered the country
Three years after Russian troops seized control of the strategic peninsula, Crimean Tatars are joined by Kiev residents to protest occupation.
Myanmar's security forces have likely committed 'systematic' mass killings, and gang rapes against the Rohingya Muslim population since October according to the UN Human Rights office.
“La La Land” has equalled the record for Oscar nominations.
The day after Donald Trump becomes president of the United States the nation's women lead global protests against
Nahed Hattar was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting Islam. He was shot by a former Muslim preacher on the steps of the courthouse on Sunday.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have clashed as they battle for the support of minority voters – each accusing the other of posing a threat to the interests of blacks and…
The head of an Australian inquiry into aboriginal boys being abused in detention has resigned.
Seven people have been detained in Indonesia in connection with fires at a number of Buddhist temples in the north of Sumatra island.
Feelings are running high after Israel’s parliament passed a law giving members the right to impeach fellow MPs for incitement to violence, racism, or support for armed struggle against the…
It comes a day after five police officers were killed during a similar rally in Dallas.
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in several cities across the United States, angry about what they say is racial bias by police.
San Francisco’s police chief has been forced to step down just hours after one of his police officers shot and killed a young black woman.
People with albinism in Malawi are being attacked, abducted and killed to such an extent that they face extinction in the African country. The dire
The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party, or PYD, has joined forces with several allied groups to declare the creation of an autonomous federation
Protesters in Kyiv have held a silent commemoration for Reshat Ametov, a Tatar who along with other pro-Ukrainian activists were either killed or
Turkish police moved in to disperse hundreds of protesters in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir on Wednesday (March 2) – at least 33 people were
Today’s news is overwhelmed with questions on multiculturalism, diversity and peace. In this edition we take a look at how education can play a very
A prominent pro-Kurdish lawyer was killed on Saturday amid a street shootout in Turkey. Early reports suggested that Tahir Elci was caught in the
As Turkey’s elections wrapped up and the votes were counted, the anticipated elation of the Kurds of the southeastern city of Diyarbakir gave way to
More Europeans believe racism is a problem in society, according to an EU report. The views of twenty eight thousand people formed the basis of the