Peoples under threat around the world: Interactive Map

16 August 2012 | Downloads - publication

(The Guardian) How safe are indigenous peoples around the world? This map shows country rankings according to the latest Peoples Under Threat index from Minority Rights Group International. South Sudan is the highest riser, although it has only just come into existence. 

A history of cattle raiding between the Lou Nuer and the Murle, as well as other groups, has developed into inter-communal violence affecting 120,000 people, and tens of thousands of refugees have also fled across the border in recent months.

The Guardian has produced an interactive map based on the newly released "Peoples Under Threat" index from Minority Rights Group International (MRG)