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· April, 2006

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from April, 2006

28 April 2006

Riots and panic in East Timor

Violence broke out in East Timor's capital Dili earlier today. Dili-gence says The usual press outlets have already reported 2 dead and 21 injured. We received a phone call from...

China: Staring happens

26 April 2006

Bangladesh: Homeland

Understanding the Germans

Marriage, Birthday and identity crisis in the Moroccan blogosphere

I'll start today with some good news. The first one: Morocco is among the four African countries which count the biggest numbers of internet users in a continent where only...

23 April 2006

Russia: Ethnically Motivated Violence

Racially and ethnically motivated violence seems to be on the rise in Russia. Some of the most publicized cases that took place in April alone include an attack on a...

21 April 2006

Quotas in Brazilian Universities: The Online Debate

This post is also available in Portuguese. There is an important public conversation going on in Brazil. Affirmative action quota policies are being implemented in some Brazilian universities*. The debate...

Russia: NGOs Under Attack, Anti-Fascist Killed

Sri Lanka: Identity and Nationality