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· June, 2011

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from June, 2011

30 June 2011

Africa: On Being in a Mixed Race Relationship

Peru: Peace Restored in Puno Following Agreements

Through the enforcement of recent statutes put in place by the executive, little by little peace is being restored in the Puno region after recent conflict and social unrest (both...

28 June 2011

Azerbaijan: Photojournalist detained, deported

Lebanon: Bloggers Fight Negative ‘Looks Like Beirut’ Jibe

We've all heard it before. Perhaps at the glance of an untidy bedroom, or even on a television sitcom, the ‘looks like Beirut' jibe has widely become a common phrase...

27 June 2011

Video: Celebrating the Solstice

The celebrations for Summer and Winter Solstices were full of lanterns, dances, flowers and bonfires. Lets tour around the world to check out the different celebrations: Solstice at Stonehenge, Feast...

Barbados, St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Racist Comments?

South Africa: On Being White and Feeling Ashamed

China: The politics of hydroelectricity

26 June 2011

Peru: Residents of Puno Resume Protests

Once again the inhabitants of the Puno region have taken to the streets in protests, this time against the contamination caused by the mining of minerals. Six people died as...

15 June 2011

Russia: Yuri Budanov's Assassination Exposes Deep Wounds of Chechen Wars

RuNet Echo

The June 10 assassination of Yuri Budanov, the former Russian army colonel convicted of the murder of an 18-year-old Chechen woman during the Second Chechen War, has reignited inter-ethnic tensions...

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