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Ethnic Uighurs protest Chinese security crackdown

Source: Associated Press


BEIJING (AP) — Members of the Uighur Muslim ethnic group held demonstrations in cities around the world to protest a sweeping Chinese surveillance and security campaign that has sent thousands of their people into detention and political indoctrination centers. 89 more words


The Skin I'm In

The skin I’m in,

It can shed, but the color will remain,

I question if  my love for it is as strong as my hate, 132 more words


If we are to address segregation, we need to go beyond blaming and scapegoating communities

By Dr Chris Allen and Özlem Ögtem Young, academic experts on Ethnicity & Religion at the University of Birmingham.

It was somewhat unsurprising that the issue of segregation was so prominent in the Government’s Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper. 547 more words


The Evangelical Ethnicity

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Usually ethnicity is used as an overly complicated term that is very difficult to pin down

So I’m going to make it simple; 439 more words


Increasing economic opportunity, addressing ethnic inequalities

Labour market disadvantage is one of the factors highlighted in the green paper as affecting integration, given the emphasis on equalising economic opportunities as a priority. 819 more words


Understanding the Uzbek state’s involvement in wedding ceremonies

Considerable amounts of economic and emotional resources are invested into an Uzbek wedding ceremony (Trevisani 2016). Traditionally, Uzbek wedding ceremonies ‘extend over days and entail extensive feasting and displays of hospitality, as well as complex negotiations and exchanges between the marrying couple’ (Trevisani 2016).  540 more words

Local is Lekker?

I have a horrible long term memory, most of my childhood (and any past events beyond last year, honestly) is locked up somewhere in my subconscious. 816 more words