SEN News Bites: 13-19 July 2014

Here’s the latest roundup of some of the most interesting nationalism and ethnicity news found on the web this week!

 

 

The National World (14/07/2014) features an opinion piece on the post-election ethnic tensions and contradictions in Afghan politics.

 

RTE News (14/07/2014) reports on multi-faith and military ceremonies that took place in various locations across Ireland to remember Irish people who died in past wars around the world.

 

Lankaweb (15/07/2014) features an extended opinion piece on the link between Sri Lanka’s national identity and official language.

 

Channel NewsAsia (17/07/2017) reports on Sri Lanka’s commitment to a new investigation into its military over allegations of human rights abuses during the island’s ethnic conflict..

 

The Irrawaddy (18/07/2014) reports on the uncertainty and tensions surrounding the continuing prolonged negotiations of a nationwide ceasefire agreement in Myanmar/Burma.

The Himalayan Times (18/07/2014) reports on ongoing discussions around conflict victims’ participation in the transitional justice system in Nepal.

The Gleaner (19/07/2014) features a report on a reception held in Jamaica in celebration of France’s National Day.

 

News compiled by Anastasia Voronkova

If you would like to write a response to any of the news stories please e-mail us at sen@lse.ac.uk

 

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