SEN News Bites: June 29 to July 6, 2014

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The Guardian (06/07/14) briefly analyses the history of race relations in early 20th century Liverpoool, England.

Open Democracy (05/07/14) analyses the recent history of ethnic tensions between the Uyghur minority and other groups in China.

The New Yorker (04/07/14) presents a brief history of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” the national anthem of the United States, as this year celebrates it bicentennial.

News 24 (04/07/14) reports on 6 less-known facts about national anthems.

The Washington Post (03/07/14) reports on the youth perspective in regards to the Scottish independence campaign.

Eurasia Review (03/07/14) argues of the inefficiency of the “Maoist model” in analysing ethnic tensions in Nepal.

The Independent (29/06/14) features daily snippets of personal experiences from those who experienced the First World War in its “A History of the First World War in 100 Moments” series.

 

 

News compiled by Karen Seegobin.

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