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· February, 2011

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from February, 2011

16 February 2011

Macedonia: Reactions to Kale Incident and Hate Speech

After Sunday's mass fighting between ethnic Macedonian and ethnic Albanian groups on Skopje Fortress - Kale, social media frequented by inhabitants of Macedonia buzzed with hate speech and reactions to...

15 February 2011

Macedonia: Violent Inter-Ethnic Incident on Skopje Fortress

Two large groups clashed around the old Skopje Fortress around noon on Sunday. The police failed to effectively separate an ethnic Macedonian and an ethnic Albanian mobs, which came to...

8 February 2011

Brazil: Children's Book Sparks Racism Debate

During recent months Brazilian citizen media has been debating literature, censorship, racism and education, following the suggestion by the country's National Council on Education (NCE) to withdraw celebrated author Monteiro...

4 February 2011

Mexico: Reactions to “Racist” Remarks on BBC's Top Gear

Comments on the BBC's popular car show Top Gear calling Mexicans, "lazy, feckless, flatulent," and "overweight" have caused mixed reactions among Mexican bloggers.

3 February 2011

Cuba: Legalising Prostitution?

Georgia: Blogger action in support of evicted IDPs

Following the eviction of IDP families from Abkhazia and South Ossetia, bloggers in Tbilisi, Georgia, have joined ranks with protesters demanding an end to their often forcible relocation and demands...

1 February 2011

USA: Japanese Civil Rights Icon Fred Korematsu Celebrated

Fred Korematsu, a Japanese-American who resisted placement in a World War II-era internment camp, and later fought in courts to have a Supreme Court conviction of "defiance" overturned, was remembered...

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