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· November, 2017

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from November, 2017

23 November 2017

Social Media Rumors Escalate Buddhist-Muslim Violence in Sri Lanka

"Sri Lankans tend to digest media uncritically and unquestioningly. This will have to change in order to stop misinformation from spreading – and this can be done through spreading awareness."

17 November 2017

Barbie Hijab Comment Highlights Why Some Russian Activists Don’t Support Presidential Hopeful Navalny

RuNet Echo

"Congratulations, Alexey! With one tweet you’ve written off all of your potential Muslim voters. You apparently don’t want to become president."

9 November 2017

Meet Khazar Fatemi, a Swedish Journalist Still Searching for the Afghanistan She Left Behind

"For me it is important to use the freedom my parents fought so hard for."

7 November 2017

To Divinity and Back: Nepal’s Living Goddess Returns to Normal Life After Nine-Year Stint as ‘Kumari’

The sudden transformation of a little girl into a revered goddess comes at a price. She must remain in isolation and is expected to stay calm at all times.

3 November 2017

Data and Democracy: What Role Did Cambridge Analytica Play in Kenya's Elections?

Advox

The data analysis company that helped Donald Trump's campaign claim victory in the US is working with Kenya's ruling party.

2 November 2017

Despite Victories, the Fight for Afro-Mexican Recognition Has a Way to Go

"There are those who say...we are all Mexican and to think differently is to be discriminatory or racist. Those who assert this surely have not had their rights violated."

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