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Ethnic Violence

30 Years Later, Sri Lanka at a Political Crossroads

Dinouk Colombage | Posted 09.23.2013 | World
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: South Sudan's Violence Appears Endless

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and CHARLTON DOKI | Posted 07.19.2013 | World

JUBA, South Sudan -- A chilling video apparently shot by a United Nations peacekeeper shows a seemingly unending column of men in South Sudan walking ...

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 | World

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...

Russia Detains 1,000 To Prevent Ethnic Violence

AP | DAVID NOWAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Fearing more clashes between racist hooligans and mostly Muslim ethnic minorities, police detained more than 1,000 people in Moscow and...

Kyrgyzstan: Probe Forces' Role in June Violence

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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 | World
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.