As a person of Welsh descent, an appreciator of dying tongues, and a supporter of several underdogs, this is a matter of some importance to me.
Trouble in the Motherland:
Impending Death of Welsh as a Community Language
“According to the evidence submitted to the United Nations on May 27 – 31, 2002 in Geneva, Wales is currently experiencing a cultural crisis of such severity that they fall under the United Nations resolution Article 27 of The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. This protects threatened minority languages and cultures. The problem is that during the past 200 years, England has never bothered to develop this vassal past agriculture and mining.”