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· December, 2011

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from December, 2011

30 December 2011

India, UK: Killing of Indian Student in the UK Stirs Up Racism Debate

On Monday the 26th of December 2011, Anuj Bidve, a 23yr old Indian student from Pune, was shot dead at point blank range in Salford, Greater Manchester, UK. Netizens react...

28 December 2011

Bethlehem: Armenian and Greek Clergy Clash at Christmas

Armenian and Greek priests have once again clashed, but this time at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem, much to the astonishment and amusement of social media users worldwide.

Cuba: The First Book on Afro-Cuban Women

Sri Lanka: Learning Lessons By Counting Costs

27 December 2011

Peru: Afro-Peruvian Christmas Music

Christmas, a Christian celebration that arrived in Perú with the Spaniards at the beginning of the sixteenth century, was adapted over the years by different Peruvian communities. The black community...

India:Call for ‘Back to Basics’ in Kashmir

26 December 2011

Peru: Blogger Discusses Discrimination in Interview with Indigenous Peruvians

Chile: If You Are a Maid, Identify Yourself

Class discrimination or simple rules of a private club? A golf club's regulation forbidding maids or nannies to enter the pool zone and forcing them to dress so they can...

23 December 2011

Video Highlights: Protests, Elections, Culture and GV

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories including video from Middle East and North Africa, Sub Saharan Africa, Eastern and Central Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America, selected...

22 December 2011

Italy, Senegal: Strong Reactions Follow Murder of 2 Senegalese Men in Florence

On December 13, Gianluca Casseri opened fired on a group of Senegalese in two outdoor markets in Florence. The horrific event resulted in the death of two street vendors from...

Kuwait: Online Advocacy for the Stateless Bidoun

Since hundreds of Kuwait's 100,000 strong Bidoun were attacked by police for protesting in support of others detained earlier in the year, a number of bloggers and international organizations have...

21 December 2011

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Garlic Wars

With tensions high between Armenia and Azerbaijan as a result of a still unresolved territorial dispute, the appearance of Azerbaijani garlic in Armenian supermarkets has made some local media hysterical.

Brazil: Protest and Sit-in Against Belo Monte in Sao Paulo

Kuwait: Stateless Protesters Attacked for Demanding Rights

Arrests, beatings and harassment face protesters championing for the rights of 100,000 stateless in Kuwait, struggling to have the rights to documents, education, health care, employment, and most importantly naturalization....

Peru: Racism Debated on Social Networks

A recent incident at a Lima movie theater has turned a spotlight on the issue of racism. Netizens are commenting on this and other similar incidents and on the bigger...

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