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Ethnic Violence

Ethnic Tensions at Kenya's Universities Are Becoming More Violent

The Conversation Africa | Posted 01.10.2017 | Education
The Conversation Africa

Ethnic consciousness has been a part of Kenya's higher education politics since the first decade of independence. Now it is becoming more intense and violent.

Accepting and Moving On in Post-racial and Post-tribal Societies

Washington Osiro | Posted 06.02.2016 | Home
Washington Osiro

Without absolving or equivocating on America's hypocrisy on matters of race, racism and abuse of civil rights, it is ironic and equally hypocritical that Africans, who have little compunction about hacking one another to death because of differences, physical or perceived, are some of the loudest decriers of racism and bigotry in America.

30 Years Later, Sri Lanka at a Political Crossroads

Dinouk Colombage | Posted 09.23.2013 | Home
Dinouk Colombage

Sri Lanka has paid the highest price to achieve the peace it now enjoys. The inability of politicians to do what has been asked of them by the people has left the country threatening to squander the bloodied peace that was achieved.

WATCH: One Marine's Quest To End Ethnic Violence & Poverty In The Slums Of Nairobi

Rehema Trimiew | Posted 01.10.2012 | Impact

It started with a small seed, $26, and an idea. The seed took root and grew into Carolina for Kibera. What has blossomed in the fertile grounds of Ken...

Burma Election Reignites Ethnic Tensions

The Irrawaddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The seizure of two Burmese border towns by ethnic rebels is a significant move in the ethnic armed struggle of the past 20 years, and the latest attac...

Kyrgyzstan: Probe Forces' Role in June Violence

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Human Rights Watch

Some government forces acted, knowingly or unwittingly, to facilitate attacks on ethnic Uzbek neighborhoods in the violence in southern Kyrgyzstan in June 2010, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today.

Glimmer of hope in Central Asia

Nicholas van Praag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nicholas van Praag

This post originally appeared on the World Development Report 2011 blog. Happier Days in Osh Market Osh was a bustling, dynamic border town when I...

Friday Night Live in Oxford

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Since the primary concern of both candidates in the debate was not to screw up, that was just fine. Just not screwing up, however, doesn't make for a very exciting debate.