Mbororo vs. Civil Strife

Since 2017, an ongoing civil war between Anglophone Cameroonians and the Francophone government has led to increasing ethnic tensions and strife. The civil conflict has consequently contributed to the displacement and loss of livelihood of pastoralist Mbororo, an indigenous group who reside throughout Cameroon and its neighboring countries.

Maragoli vs. Agribusiness and the Republic of Uganda

Despite having been present in Uganda for over a century, Maragoli people are not recognized in the Ugandan constitution. They have been at risk of statelessness since 2015, when the National Identification and Registration Authority issued identification cards only to recognized “tribes”. Without identification cards, the Maragoli are unable to access education, healthcare, financial services,…

Denial of Legal Recognition for Baka in Cameroon

Indigenous Baka face violence and precarious conditions from conservation, mining, logging, and rubber plantations.

Batwa vs. Kahuzi National Park

Batwa communities were forcefully removed from their land in Kahuzi-Biega National Park (PNKB) without further accommodations. Evictions have harmful consequences for these communities. Particularly for indigenous groups that have cultural ties and foraging practices that are connected with the forest. Despite the importance of the national park as an established home to Batwa communities, the…