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Two years after the killing of George Floyd, urgency to end racial inequalities and discrimination beckons

Op Ed by the United Nations Senior Officials of African Descent Group (UNSAG)
Mrs. Marianna Vardinoyannis, laureate Mandela Prize 2020
Human Rights

“It is worth fighting for even one child’s life”

— Mrs. Marianna Vardinoyannis, Mandela Prize Laureate 2020
Dr. Morissanda Kouyaté, laureate Mandela Prize 2020
Human Rights

“I will continue fighting FGM to protect women and girls”

— Dr. Morissanda Kouyaté, Mandela Prize Laureate 2020
Focus on human rights: Mr. Annan with President Kabila (far left) and OAU Secretary-General Salim Salim

Annan asserts primacy of human rights

'Human rights are African rights, not an imposition or plot by the industrialized West'
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North African women on the barricades

Activists press for freedom, dignity and rights

African gays and lesbians combat bias

An ‘invisible’ minority seeks legal safeguards, acceptance
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‘Indigenous’ people fight for inclusion

Press for an end to discrimination and marginalization

Getting to the heart of the matter

An interview with Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai