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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi refuses to defend Muslims in ethnic conflict

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Democracy leader declines to take sides in violence between Buddhists and Muslims in conflict-torn state, saying careful analysis needed Suu Kyi stays neutral on bloody ethnic conflict Aung San Suu Kyi has declined to speak out on behalf of Rohingya Muslims and insisted she will not use "moral leadership" to back either side in deadly ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No place in liberal studies for ethnic stereotypes and overgeneralisations

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:57pm by LIZ JACKSON

    ... to handle conflicting values and develop positive attitudes to be informed, responsible citizens. Of course, there are "grass roots" ethnic minorities in Hong Kong. There are Filipinos who ... that schools should do a better job of educating students in light of challenges some face due to barriers of language, race/ethnicity, and class. On the other hand, what students are learning ...

  3. Chen denies he intends to stoke ethnic conflict

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian has rejected criticism he is deliberately stirring up ethnic conflict by denigrating late nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek. ... in the massacre, there was nothing wrong with the government considering adjusting the special treatment accorded to him. 'This is by no means a deliberate move to fan ethnic conflict,' he said ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    14 dead, homes burned in Indonesian ethnic clashes

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 02:30pm by Associated Press in Jakarta

    ... Associated Press in Jakarta Hundreds of police and soldiers have been dispatched to restore security in western Indonesia after 14 people were killed and dozens wounded in ethnic clashes, ... the Lampung ethnic group and Balinese descendants on Sumatra island. Most residents of Balinuraga are of Balinese descent and migrated to Lampung under a government migration programme during ...

  5. News - World - NIGERIA

    Ethnic tension in student election may have played a role in massacre at polytechnic in northeast Nigeria

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kano Ethnic tension may have played a role in killing of 26 people at polytechnic in Nigeria Massacre linked to student election One by one, the gunmen called out ... turned so violent. There were suggestions of ethnic tension between the mainly Muslim Hausas and predominately Christian Igbos involved in the vote. Violence has erupted between student gangs ...

  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Ethnic Chinese live in fear as looting and violence strike Vietnam factories

    Posted May 17th 2014, 09:31am by Patrick Boehler

    ... hundreds of demonstrators forced their way in to destroy the Taiwanese company’s office. But it only was the car. The three Taiwanese are among the few ethnic Chinese left in a suburban district ... destruction descended on the Wei Lung company office by 5pm, when the demonstrators returned and began to smash windows. By the time the last ethnic Chinese employees left at 8pm out of fear ...

  7. News - China

    China adopts a more hands-on approach to the conflict in South Sudan

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:35am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Juba China is taking a hands-on approach to the conflict in South Sudan given its significant involvement in the new country's oil industry Diplomatic offensive China ... with the government. China's ambassador to South Sudan, Ma Qiang, told James Hoth Mai, then chief of the government SPLA army, that the arms agreement was off soon after the conflict erupted on December ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar warns ethnic violence could threaten reforms

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:34am by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... a century of army rule officially ended two years ago this month. Similar violence that rocked western Rakhine state last year, pitting ethnic Rakhine Buddhists against Rohingya Muslims, killed hundreds and drove 100,000 from their homes. The emergence of sectarian conflict beyond Rakhine state was an ominous development, one that indicates anti-Muslim sentiment has intensified nationwide ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hope floats: Cambodia's ethnic Vietnamese forced to live on the water

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Laura Villadiego

    ... Laura Villadiego Having almost no rights in their home country, Cambodia’s ethnic Vietnamese are forced to live on the water, in poor conditions and with few opportunities. However, writes ... country. The expulsion saved his life. It was in late 1975, a few months after the Khmer Rouge had taken power in Cambodia, and the ultra-Maoist regime was sending ethnic Vietnamese, such as Sreng ...

  10. News - World - KENYA

    Kenyan elections on Monday stir fears of ethnic violence

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... in the valley there's a clue why. Sunshine gleams off the metal roofs of housing built for families displaced by ethnic violence that followed Kenya's general election five years ago. More ... to these convulsions. Internally displaced persons are still living with the consequences of the politically fuelled tribal conflict in 2007-08. Margaret Wambui Mwai, 65, is 282 kilometres from her home village ...




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