- Section One Introduction: The Case for Cultural Rights
This section of Human Rights Dialogue: Cultural Rights (Spring 2005) serves as an introduction to the application of cultural rights and addresses the question of why the concept of cultural rights is a necessary part of a human rights approach.
- Rethinking Cultural Genocide Under International Law
Cultural genocide is a unique wrong that should be recognized independently and that rises to the level of meriting individual criminal responsibility. If the highest values of a society are expressed through its criminal laws, then acts of cultural genocide are indeed criminal.
- "This Forest Is Ours"
The cultural survival of the Yiaaku people in the Mukogodo forest of Kenya depends upon preserving their intimate relationship with the forest. The Yiaaku want the status of the Mukogodo forest changed from a protected forest to a Trust Forest in their name.
- Language Rights And Guarani Renaissance In Bolivia
Guarani claim the right to native language schooling not just to reproduce their distinct identity, but also to engage in a pluralistic society as equals.
- The Stolen Generation: Aboriginal Children In Australia
The Australian government's policy to eradicate Aboriginal culture constitutes a clear-cut violation of the group's cultural rights.