SEN News Bites: 7-12 July 2014

Here’s the the latest roundup of some of the news found on the web this week!

Deutsche Welle (07/07/2014) reports on large-scale anti-government protests in Kenya that sparked fears of renewed ethnic violence and instability.

The Economic Times (08/07/2014) reports on the intention of the Indian government to identify and give national identity cards to all ‘genuine’ Indian citizens in the very near future.

Ucanews.com (10/07/2014) reports on a sharp increase of converts to Christianity among members of ethnic minorities in Cambodia.

Vilaweb (11/07/2014) features an extended interview with the Irish novelist Colm Tóibín containing his reflections on Catalan and Irish national identities.

Radio Free Europe (11/07/2014) features a report on a peaceful protest in the Macedonian capital Skopje against the jailing of six ethnic Albanians on murder and terrorism charges.

Www.womenofchina.cn (12/07/2014) reports on the first female student from the Uyghur ethnic group to have graduated from one of China’s Navy Colleges.

PressTV (12/07/2014) features an opinion piece on Israel’s current policies in Palestine.

News compiled by Anastasia Voronkova

If you would like to write a response to any of these news stories, please email us at sen@lse.ac.uk.

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