Myanmar Times (11/01/14) reports on the complaints of the Rohingya ethnic minority, who have called for a change in the national census categories. Otago Daily Times (11/01/14) reports on the increase in ethnic diversity across districts in New Zealand. Think Progress (10/01/14) questions whether the United Nations (UN) is flaming the fans of ethnic … [Read more…]
Russia Beyond the Headlines (28/07/13) reports on Russia’s new 28-point strategy to deal with the country’s ethnic conflict, entitled “Strategy of the State National Policy of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2025”. New York Times (23/07/13) analyzes the nationalism of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in light of the landslide victory of … [Read more…]
Oman Tribune (13/7/12) reports on the fighting in South Sudan, which could spiral into “outright sectarian conflict”. The Diplomat (12/7/13) provides an insightful analysis on the causes of the recent spates of violence and protests by China’s ethnic Muslim population, and how it relates to the country’s economic expansion and increase in global power.
by Sonia Morland At the same time that South Sudan celebrated its independence on 9th July, clashes between Nuba rebels and government forces in Sudan’s South Kordofan were verging on alleged ethnic cleansing. A recent UN report has revealed that the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) may be guilty of war crimes in South Kordofan, one … [Read more…]