Batwa in Uganda live under difficult conditions, says young activist

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Niwamanya Rodgers Matuna

The first international expert group meeting on indigenous youth has brought young people from around the world to UN headquarters in New York.

During the three-day  meeting, indigenous young people are analyzing how they can benefit from human rights standards and policies.

One of the participants is Niwamanya Rodgers Matuna from the Batwa hunters and gatherers people of western Uganda.

UN Radio's Derrick Mbatha caught up with Mr. Matuna, a student of clinical medicine at Kampala International University in Uganda, to find out about the situation of the Batwa in his country.

Duration: 4'57"

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