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· June, 2012

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from June, 2012

13 June 2012

Myanmar: Protest Against Riot Attacks

Brazil: Online Impressions of Brazilian Identity

Since the declaration of Brazil as an independent nation in 1822, Brazilian identity has gone through several changes spurred by economic, social and cultural transformations. But is there a common...

Tajikistan: Using Films to Promote Inter-Ethnic Tolerance

12 June 2012

Kyrgyzstan: Rap Song Stokes Ethnic Hostility on Anniversary of Clashes

As Kyrgyzstan marks the second anniversary of the June 2010 events, a new rap song is stoking tension in Osh, a southern city which was the epicenter of the ethnic...

10 June 2012

Myanmar: Rakhine Villages Attacked

Tensions are running high in the Rakhine area of Myanmar after a series of violent incidents. Netizens have criticized 'inaccurate' Western media reporting, which highlighted the continuing tension among ethnic...

8 June 2012

Armenia, Azerbaijan: Spectre of War in the South Caucasus?

Armenia, Azerbaijan: Nagorno Karabakh Conflict Resumes… On Twitter

In war, as the old saying goes, the first casualty is always the truth. This is particularly true in the South Caucasus where the media in Armenia and Azerbaijan more...

1 June 2012

Greece: Neo-Nazi “Golden Dawn” Supporters Attack More Immigrants

A gang of 15-20 young supporters of Golden Dawn, the startlingly successful Greek neo-nazi political party, attacked an approximately 30-year-old Pakistani man on May 29, 2012 in Athens. Since the...

Poland, Ukraine: Euro 2012 and Racism

Football fans across Europe have been presented with quite a list of reasons not to travel to Poland and Ukraine for Euro 2012, which is scheduled to begin in a...

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