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· February, 2013

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from February, 2013

Burundi: Violent Suppression of Demonstration Support for Imprisoned Journalist

The Court of Burundi revised the life sentence for journalist and Radio France International correspondent Hassan Ruvakuki on appeal, reducing his sentence to three years imprisonment. Media professionals demonstrated in...

Trinidad & Tobago: Tensions High After Fatal Car Crash Sparks Riots

Netizens from Trinidad and Tobago have been keeping an eye on the fallout over a car crash near the Central Market in Port of Spain on Sunday, which killed a...

“Liberal, Jewish, Sexy”: Keeping Tabs on Hungarian Students

According to a report published by a Hungarian TV channel, members of the student union of one of the universities in Budapest allegedly kept tabs on students’ religion, ethnic background...

Is Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Spread Racist?

Haiti: The Politics of Identity

Jamaica: Reggae, Bleaching and Black History

Turkey: Lynch Attempt on Kurdish Members of Parliament in Sinop

Kurdish members of the Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) and Democratic Congress of the People (HDK) faced a lynch attempt by almost 2,000 angry protesters during their visit to Sinop,...

Are Korean Drivers The Worst?

Singapore Looks to Bolster Population with Foreigners

The government of Singapore has introduced a new plan to increase the population, triggering debate over the value of welcoming more foreigners to solve the country's ageing demographics. Singaporeans are...

China: Foreign Men Are More Romantic

Tibetans Rap for Respect

When Uncle Matt Went to Albania

The Romanian-Hungarian “War of the Flags”

Protesting Cyrillic, “Collectivising Guilt” in Croatia

Europe's Frozen Conflicts

Death Knell for Trinidad and Tobago Carnival?

As Trinidad and Tobago gears up for its 2013 Carnival celebrations, bloggers discuss whether this is the beginning of the end of the national festival.

U.S. President Barack Obama Supports Immigration Reform

U.S. President Barack Obama supported a bipartisan proposal developed by eight senators to overhaul immigration by strengthening border security, verifying the legal status of workers, and allowing university students to...

Anti-Japan Education in China

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