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· August, 2011

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from August, 2011

11 August 2011

Mauritania: Discrimination Plagues Census

Colombia: Indigenous People March On Antioquia's Independence Day

China: Tweets Didn't Start the Fire

China's main state television station has launched a second offensive against microbloggers and users of other social media, this time on the back of the recent British riots. The attack...

United States: Race Still Matters to Young People

10 August 2011

MENA: Can a Hashtag Spread Hatred?

Over the past few days, more than 250,000 Israelis have protested in the streets of Tel Aviv and other cities over the rising costs of housing and food. Tarek Amr...

9 August 2011

The Balkans: History, Politics and Ethnic Identities

United Kingdom: Making Sense of the London Riots

London woke up to a wave of destruction on Tuesday morning, following another night of anarchic rioting and looting. As communities clear the damage and brace themselves for more unrest,...

United Kingdom: Time for #RiotCleanup in London?

After extensive looting and rioting across London and other cities in the United Kingdom since Saturday night, ordinary citizens are now looking for ways to help their cities heal. On...

Japan: Perspective on London Riots scale in relation to Tokyo

United Kingdom: London Burning (Videos)

Anger over the police killing of a 29-year old man in Tottenham, north London on August 4, 2011 fueled by racial tension, has spiralled into rioting and looting by youth...