Amazigh in Algeria face numerous violations of their rights in their quest for freedom of speech, language and cultural practices. Although the Algerian government passed UNDRIP, it still represses Amazigh freedoms.
Category: Ethnic Group
Grand Renaissance Dam vs. Berta and Gumuz
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is a large hydroelectric dam constructed by the Ethiopian government in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region of Ethiopia, which borders Sudan. While expected to provide the country with many benefits, the dam also presents several harmful aspects, like the displacement of the indigenous people of the area, the Berta and the Gumuz.
Bassari People in Senegal
In Kedougou, Senegal, Bassari face discrimination and suppression from neighboring ethnic groups like the Fulani and Mandinka. The lack of government intervention is trapping them in poverty. Image Credit: Tripdownmemorylane