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· March, 2013

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from March, 2013

8 March 2013

Beauty & the Beast? “Ethnic” Pageant Winner Enrages Russian Nationalists

RuNet Echo

When top Russian blogger Rustem Adagamov posted the news of Abdrazakova's victory in the 2013 Miss Russia pageant on his blog, along with some her photographs, his post attracted comments...

6 March 2013

Nigerians Shake Up Twitter with Yoruba-Language Tweets

Twitter was abuzz with Yoruba, one of the three major indigenous languages spoken in Nigeria, on March 1, 2013 as speakers of the language lit up the microblogging site with...

5 March 2013

Violence Flares in Bangladesh Over Islamist Leader's Death Sentence

Renewed violence has erupted across Bangladesh, leaving 80 people dead, after the vice president of the country's largest Islamist political party was sentenced to be hanged for war crimes on...

Nepali Newspaper Gives Voice to Hong Kong's Neglected Minorities

inmediahk.net interviewed the editor-in-chief of a Nepali independent newspaper, Ethnic Voice, based in Hong Kong. The weekly newspaper encourages Nepalese living in Hong Kong to speak out and participate in...

4 March 2013

Taiwan: No Nukes Go Solar

1 March 2013

#Shahbag Protesters Fight off Atheist Shadow Cast by Islamist Groups

The massive #Shahbag protests in Bangladesh, demanding the death penalty for those who committed mass murder, rape, arson, and other crimes against humanity during the country's liberation from Pakistan in...