Stories about Ethnicity & Race from September, 2013
Les derniers propos du Ministre français de l'Intérieur, Manuel Valls ont relancé la polémique au niveau des rapports houleux entre la France et les Roms, en France et en Europe.
The media attention on rape in India and the public notion that women are responsible for most rapes have lead comedy podcast All India Bak**** (AIB), brainchild of comedians Tanmay Bhat, Rohan Joshi, Ashish Shakya and Gursimran Khamba, to protest by posting a satirical video on Youtube “It's your fault”...
Attacks on a film festival screening a documentary about a prominent ethnic Uzbek human rights activist are a sore reminder that ethnic relations in Kyrgyzstan are still highly charged.
A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up in a 130-year-old church in Peshawar after a Sunday Mass killing more than 80 people and injuring many.
As the conflict between the rebels of Sékéla and the national army of the Central african Republic rages on, tension mounts in the city of Bossangoa. Locals fear that the conflict may not spill into open fighting between the christian and muslim communities. Some still hold hope for appeasement though,...
As news of the murder of a 34-year-old Greek anti-fascist musician by a neonazi supporter spread like wildfire on Twitter, incensed netizens pointed to a political party for responsibility.
Ramzan Kadyrov caused an outcry in the blogosphere when he dedicated a monument to a group of Chechen women who died during the Caucasus Wars in the 19th century.
After 5 years a Budapest court sentenced four men to life in prison for the murders of several Hungarian Roma. Hungarian government under pressure to prevent and fight racially motivated crimes.
Indian-American Nina Davuluri faced a barrage of racist comments in social media after winning the Miss America pageant. Indians fumed, but also wondered about her chances of winning in India.
A part of the ethnically Croat population of Vukovar has staged violent protests this week in Vukovar due to the posting of signs in Serbian Cyrillic on state buildings.
Cuban bloggers debate the inclusion of rights on grounds of gender, sexuality, racial identity and disability, among others, in the Labour Code draft.
The second round of a contest to choose ten lesser-known Russian tourist attractions turned violent on Saturday, August 31, 2013, when a crowd in Grozny began egging select telecoms offices.
The Hong Kong government has imposed further restriction on the domestic maids and made it harder for them to quit their contract and change job. Tom Grundy pointed out that the new policy will entrap domestic workers to abusive employers.