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Indigenous Peoples: legal resources: Minorities

Subjects: Law - Foreign Law

UN and Minorities

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (EIF 23 March 1976)
 Article 27 In those States in which ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities exist, persons belonging to such minorities shall not be denied the right, in community with the other members of their group, to enjoy their own culture, to profess and practise their own religion, or to use their own language.

CoE & National Minorities

Related commentary

Minorities   Legal status, laws, etc
Minorities -- Civil rights

Linguistic minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc
Linguistic rights


Romani Legal Culture

If you are interested in this topic, try the subject search below in SOLO

Law, Romani 

Rights Protection in the  UK

Commission for Racial Equality v Dutton [1989] IRLR 8 decided that a sign displayed in a pub saying “No Travellers” was discriminatory as  Romany Gypsies are a racial/ethnic group 
UK Race Relations Act & amendments and the Equality Act 2010

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Romanies -- Legal status, laws, etc

Romanies -- Civil rights

For the protection of rights of nomadic peoples  in international law please go to the guide below: