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· September, 2010

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from September, 2010

25 September 2010

The Invisible Border Between Ecuador and Colombia

The Colombia-Ecuador border is once again a contentious issue. Both countries have a border of 586 km and with it a long history of conflict, mutual accusations and reports of...

19 September 2010

Australia: Muslim Dress Code Backlash

Residents of a Melbourne suburb in Australia were asked by the mayor to cover-up in a pool event to avoid offending Muslims. This order has sparked an online debate

16 September 2010

Chile: Bloggers and Social Network Users Question Bicentennial Celebrations

On September 18 Chile commemorates 200 years of its Independence from Spain with a Bicentennial celebration. But the date has generated reactions from bloggers and Twitter users who are relating...

13 September 2010

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Backseat musical musings… and ethnic conflict

With the broadcast media heavily controlled in both Armenia and Azerbaijan there are few avenues left for independent journalists. Bloggers in both countries, however, react to a video posted online.

11 September 2010

Japan, Korea: Traces Of Japan-Korea History Within The Zainichi Community

August 10th, 2010 will remain a historical date in the Japan-South Korea diplomatic relations as the Japanese Prime Minister apologized for past crimes during the Japanese occupation of Korea. Still,...

Russia: Bloggers Discuss the Market Bombing in North Ossetia

RuNet Echo

A suicide car bombing outside a market in Vladikavkaz, the capital of North Ossetia-Alania, killed at least 18 people and wounded over 100 on Sept. 9. Below is a selection...

7 September 2010

Israel: Israeli scientists claim proof that Arabic is “hard for brain”

A recent study claims to have proved its hypothesis that reading Arabic is harder for the brain than reading Hebrew or English. Gabriel Nada brings us reactions from netizens.