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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...


    ‘Ethnic cleansing’ underway in Central African Republic, say Amnesty

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 10:06am by Agence France-Presse in Libreville

    ... for other countries in the region struggling with sectarian or ethnic conflict. There are currently 5,300 African Union troops operating under a UN mandate in the former French colony and the force ... Agence France-Presse in Libreville Rights group Amnesty International says in report that ethnic cleansing is taking place in central Africa as Muslims are forced out “Ethnic cleansing” ...


    Central African Republic bloodshed declared ‘ethnic cleansing’ by the UN

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 09:00pm by AP

    ... in the region, many of which are already struggling with their own sectarian and inter-ethnic conflicts," the report said. The wave of violence against Muslim civilians is being committed ... Associated Press in Dakar 'Tragedy of historic proportions' tearing apart the Central African Republic UN labels killings as 'ethnic cleansing' The exodus of tens ...

  10. 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 ...




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