The Dilemmas of a Multiple Society
Chima J. Korieh and Michael U. Mbanaso
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 other members of their group, to enjoy their own culture, to profess and practice their own religion, or to use their own language.
—Article 27 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
The rights of minorities has become a major issue of concern in recent times.1