Stories about Ethnicity & Race from August, 2013
Moscow's next mayor will have little influence over domestic immigration policy, but that doesn't stop candidates from weighing in on the topic.
At the end of July, Moscow's Governor proposed a new detention center for illegal immigrants on a former military base near the Yegoryevsky district. Not everyone is thrilled.
Russia's best-known political blogger earned his fame fighting corruption in the private sector, but may now face five years' jail time on (possibly trumped-up) embezzlement charges. In the meantime, he's...
Two cases of Catalanophobia, this time reported at Valencia's Arenal Sound festival, once again caused a stir on the Internet.
Thirty-five tribal children in Attappady, India have died so far this year due to malnutrition.
As violent crime heats up in the eastern end of Trinidad's capital city, two bloggers discuss how the situation is being played by the media, the police and the government.
The "Mapuche conflict", which refers to the ongoing clashes between the Chilean state and the Mapuche indigenous communities, has seen an escalation of violence recently.
The secessionists believe that Zambia's Western Province, which they call by its its pre-colonial name, Barotseland, is an independent state.
Alexey Navalny turns the tables on those harassing him about financing, nationalism, and transparency.
Elysium, a movie set in the year 2155 starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, attempts to offer an insight into the U.S. immigration system if comprehensive reform takes place
After last week’s police raids on outdoor markets throughout Moscow, thousands of allegedly illegal migrants have been detained and placed in makeshift camps.
Sharon Millar, blogger, gardener, writer and co-winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, talks about her inspiration, her identity and how blogging helped jump start her fiction writing.
Should politicians in St. Lucia be fluent in creole? The election of Allan Chastanet as political leader of the opposition is stirring up discussion about language, culture and class.