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· January, 2011

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from January, 2011

14 January 2011

Africa: Can white people be Africans? – Part 1

Can white people be Africans? Sentletse Diakanyo, a South African blogger, does not think so. He says, “Historically, the term “African” never had any ambiguous meaning. To Africans today it...

10 January 2011

Pakistan: Protest Against Incitement To Violence

Jordan: Solutions to Rising Sectarianism

A series of events in Jordan are raising concern of increased sectarianism between Jordanians of Transjordanian and Palestinian descent, as well as increased violence between tribes of Transjordanian origin. Betsy...

9 January 2011

Christmas in Armenia and Georgia… and on Twitter

While Christmas was observed in the West on 25 December, other countries instead celebrated it earlier this week. In Armenia, however, it even became a trending topic on Twitter .

6 January 2011

Egypt: New Year's Eve Church Bombing Draws Condemnation

Egyptian bloggers react to the worst church bombing in over a decade, where 21 people were killed, and another 79 injured during a New Year’s mass in a Coptic cathedral...

Nigeria: Attacks in Northern Nigeria are ethno-religious

Armenia: Charity or Mismanagement?

4 January 2011

United States: Serbian Couple Struggles to Get Children Back

A U.S.-based Serbian couple Vuk and Verica Nastic have been going through hell since June 2010, when the U.S. Child Protection Agency (CPA) took away their children, son Damjan, 8,...