Citations with the tag: ETHNIC conflict
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- Rift in the Valley.
Jenkins, Mark // Runner's World; May2008, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p102
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of traveling to Rift Valley, Kenya in January 2008, during which there was pervasive ethnic violence.
- NEWS BRIEFS.
Jenkins, Mark // America; 2/20/2012, Vol. 206 Issue 5, p8
The article reports that ethnic violence between the Murle and Luo Nuer communities in South Sudan's Jonglei State has led to the death and displacement of thousands of people.
- Mali and the collapse of nation-states.
Fletcher, Jr., Bill // Michigan Citizen; 7/29/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 38, pA2
The article reports on the worsening ethnic conflicts in Mali that highly need negotiations and intervention from neighboring countries to prevent similar scenario with Somalia.
- 60 Detained in Ethnic-fueled Violence in Turkey.
Fletcher, Jr., Bill // Journal of Turkish Weekly; 9/13/2010, p12
The article reports on the detainment of 60 people in Turkey on September 15, 2010 who were allegedly involved in ethnic conflicts in the province of Bursa in July.
- Not Over Yet.
Frye, Barbara // Transitions Online; 8/9/2010, p3
A podcast of an interview with Ole Solvang, a researcher with Human Rights Watch, on ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, is reviewed.
- Crises of nationalism
Milivojevic, Marko // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); Nov1990, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p23
No abstract available.
- The world of languages
Tyler, Charles // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); May1991, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p10
No abstract available.
Tyler, Charles // New York Times Upfront; 11/23/2009, Vol. 142 Issue 6, following p23
This section offers news briefs in Africa. Around 300,000 people died and 3 million are displaced in a 6-year ethnic conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan. Runaway inflation and starvation is being suffered by the people of Zimbabwe under the 3-decade corrupt rule of President Robert Mugabe....
- Yet Again.
Diep, Kelly // Harvard International Review; Fall2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p6
The author reflects on issues related to the genocide in Rwanda and Darfur, Sudan. She discusses the histories of ethnic conflict that resulted to both the Rwandan and the Darfur genocide. According to the author, the United Nations was ineffective in implementing any peaceful resolutions, only...
- REGIONS FIGHT OVER NIGER-DELTA OILFIELDS.
Packard, Gabriel // New York Amsterdam News; 11/13/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 46, p2
Another spate of ethnic fighting in the oil-rich Niger Delta area has left 12 people dead and prompted several oil companies to stop production in the town of Warri, where the conflict took place.
- MACEDONIA: RISK SUMMARY.
Packard, Gabriel // Emerging Europe Monitor: South East Europe Monitor; Jun2012, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p9
The article offers news briefs related to Macedonia as of June 2012, one on the tension between ethnic Macedonian and ethnic Albanian communities, one on the 5 percent decrease in the 2012 budget plan, and another on the Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski's search for foreign investors from China.
- Save Darfur Now.
Wenski, Thomas G. // America; 5/22/2006, Vol. 194 Issue 18, p5
The author calls for the U.S. government and elected representatives to bring a definitive end to the intolerable moral and humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan as of May 2006. A background of the ethnic conflict between the Arab and non-Arab population of Darfur is presented. The necessity of a...
- FROM THE EDITOR.
Anderson, Gordon L. // International Journal on World Peace; Jun2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p3
This article presents information about the articles in this issue that deal with the topic of the peaceful resolution of ethnic conflict. Articles were written by Irina Khmelko and Krista E. Weigand, Muzaffer Ercan Yilmaz, and Yossef Ben-Meir,
- Culture and Arts.
Anderson, Gordon L. // Burkina Faso Country Review; 2012, p162
The article offers an overview of the culture and arts in Burkina Faso including the ethnic divide between Mossi farmers and Fulbe herders, Dagara ritualistic beliefs and divination practices.
- Rising tribalism in South Africa.
Gumede, William // Michigan Citizen; 5/20/2012, pA2
The article reports on the growing tribalism in South Africa which is believed to disentangled infant democracy, destroy economic development, and unleashed ethnic violence if not stopped.
- National Security.
Gumede, William // Solomon Islands Country Review; 2011, p62
The article provides an overview of the national security of the Solomon Islands, with details on its ethnic violence and foreign assistance for the return of its normalcy.
Johnson Jr., James H. // Journal of American Ethnic History; Fall89, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p128
Reviews the book `Ethnic Conflict: International Perspectives,' edited by Jerry Boucher, Dan Landis and Karen Arnold Clark.
- RECKONING GENOCIDE.
Kovach, Yugo // Prospect; Apr2007, Issue 133, p7
The article presents a letter to the editor in response to a column written by Timothy Garton Ash regarding violence in Kosovo, seen in the February 2007 issue.
- Striking a Balance in South Sudan.
Bhattarai, Atul // Harvard Political Review; Spring2012, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p1
The article presents information on the genesis of South Sudan after a protracted and bloody conflict with its northern counterpart Sudan. It discusses the problems existed in South Sudan ranging from conflict over ill-defined borders to internal ethnic violence. An active cooperation between...
- Turkish Court Releases Suspects of Street Clashes in Bursa.
Bhattarai, Atul // Journal of Turkish Weekly; 8/30/2010, p51
The article reports that 11 persons who had been taken into custody by Turkish police in the province of Bursa, Turkey had been released pending trial for their alleged involvement in street violence between Turks and Kurds.
- For Your Life.
Bhattarai, Atul // Runner's World; Nov2009, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p79
No abstract available.
- Conflict Said to Be Resolved, Continues to Flare Between Ossetians and Ingush.
Dzutsev, Valery // North Caucasus Weekly; 11/18/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p19
The article reports on the conflict between the Ossetian and Ingush people which originated in 1992. It mentions that the Ossetian-Ingush conflict of 1992 led to the migration of Ingush people living in North Ossetia to neighboring Ingushetia. It notes that despite the Russian government...
- How a war begins.
Morpurgo, Horatio // New Internationalist; Sep2001, Issue 338, p6
Reports on the untangled ethnic conflicts in Macedonia. Peaceful co-existence of Macedonia and Slovenia from post-Yugoslavian regime; Uprising of rebels along the northern border of Kosovo, Serbia; Renegotiation of the Macedonian constitution.
- Malaysia welcomes Rakhine curfew.
Morpurgo, Horatio // Malay Mail; 6/18/2012, p14
The article reports that Malaysia acknowledged the declaration of curfew in Rakhine, Myanmar on June 10, 2012 following an incident of ethnic violence in the region.
- 149 More Turks Return From Kyrgyzstan To Turkey.
A. A. // Journal of Turkish Weekly; 6/14/2010, p5
The article reports that Turkey sent a Turkish Airlines plane to evacuate Turkish citizens from Kyrgyzstan where there are violent riots between Uzbeks and Kyrgyz in the provinces of Osh and Jalalabad.
- WCC team sees vengeful violence in Georgian area.
A. A. // Christian Century; 10/7/2008, Vol. 125 Issue 20, p19
The article presents details of the observations and public statements made by representatives of the World Council of Churches in Georgia in response to the Russian invasion of troops in August 2008. Comments describing violence and "lawlessness" in the Ossetian region are particularly...
- IN PHOTOS.
A. A. // Our Sunday Visitor; 8/12/2012, Vol. 101 Issue 15, p3
Photographs relating to the exercise of religion are presented including debris on the floor of Im Al-Zinar church that was damaged during clashes in Syria, and a 105-year-old man being carried by his son during ethnic riots in India.
- Book review: Junior high up.
Peasley, Rosie // School Library Journal; Jun95, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p134
Reviews the book `Ethnic Conflicts in Schools,' by Susan Banfield.
- Books for older readers: Nonfiction.
Monks, Merri // Booklist; 6/1/94-6/15/94, Vol. 90 Issue 19/20, p1795
Reviews the book `Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict,' edited by Charles P. Cozic.
- Salvation in Siberia.
Nemtsova, Anna // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 12/24/2012, Vol. 160 Issue 26, p32
The article provides information on the various end-time cults in Russia. It says that adherents of cults and many others are going to the Siberian taiga, or Altai and Ural mountains to escape the material world and seek enlightenment. According to many followers, they are exhausted by decades...
- Book reviews.
Wiseman, John A. // African Affairs; Oct96, Vol. 95 Issue 381, p632
Reviews the book `Ethnic Conflict and Democratization in Africa,' edited by Harvey Glickman.
- Permanent Impermanence.
Jordan, Michael J.; Fidani, Shejla // Transitions Online; 5/3/2010, p6
The article discusses the unstable social condition of Kosovo, a society on the brink of war. It is reported that tens of thousands of Kosovo Roma feared vengeance from ethnic Albanians returning after their own cleansing, at the hands of Serbia's Slobodan Milosevic. A Kosovo government report...
- Gunfire, Panic, and Rumors.
Talipov, Aibek; Yanusik, Alyaksandr // Transitions Online; 6/21/2010, p3
A personal narrative is presented which explores the authors' experience of having faced the ethnic clashes between youths of Kyrgyz and Uzbek.
- Safe in the Arms of a Stranger.
Kholmurzaev, Ravshan // Transitions Online; 8/23/2010, p4
The article reports that due to clashes between Uzbeks and Kyrgyz in Kyrgyzstan, many Uzbek women are getting married and leaving for Russia as they fear for their safety. Girls are reportedly getting married even at young age as they want to escape from the situation which also witnessed sexual...
- HINDU TEMPLES IN THE SRI LANKAN ETHNIC CONFLICT.
Bastin, Rohan // Social Analysis; Spring2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p45
Developing Deleuze and Guattari's concepts of territorialization and the apparatus of capture, this article explores the role that Sri Lankan Hindu temples have played in the formation of ethnicity and ethnic conflict. Analyzing three contemporary events, the article introduces ways in which...
- Book reviews.
Ronen, Dov // Journal of Developing Areas; Winter97, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p283
Reviews the book `Ethnic Conflict and Democratization in Africa,' edited by Harvey Glickman.
- Tragedy in Sudan says much about the United States.
Chittister, Joan // National Catholic Reporter; 10/1/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 42, p21
Comments on the humanitarian crisis in Sudan. "Ethnic cleansing" waged by the Janjaweed militia; Condition of displaced Sudanese children in a refugee camp in Ararah; Americans' lack of knowledge about the Sudan crisis; Key factors that Americans should consider when selecting a leader.
- Ethnic Conflicts in Indonesia: National Models, Critical Junctures, and the Timing of Violence.
Bertrand, Jacques // Journal of East Asian Studies; Sep-Dec2008, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p425
Beginning in the mid-1990s, there was a sudden rise in violent ethnic conflict in Indonesia. Two aspects that require explanation are the timing and clustering of this type of conflict historically. Other studies have not adequately explained these aspects. Methodological and thematic choices...
- Explaining Ethnic Violence in Indonesia: Demilitarizing Domestic Security.
Tajima, Yuhki // Journal of East Asian Studies; Sep-Dec2008, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p451
Recent scholarship on communal violence in Indonesia since the late New Order has focused on identifying causal mechanisms of particular subtypes of communal violence such as large-scale communal violence, town-level communal rioting, intervillage violence, and lynching. While such analyses are...
- Functions of violence revisited: greed, pride and grievance in Sri Lanka's civil war.
Korf, Benedikt // Progress in Development Studies; Apr2006, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p109
This paper revisits the rationalist conceptions of warlordism in civil wars, which has amounted into the greed hypothesis as opposed to grievance. This argument states that rebels are not motivated to generate public goods � the betterment of society � but seek private gain. Violence becomes...
- Kashmir Violence Precursor Of Elections.
Korf, Benedikt // Asia Monitor: South Asia Monitor; Oct2008, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p1
The author reflects on the continued ethnic violence between Hindus and Muslims in the disputed territory of Kashmir in India. The author believes that the sudden upsurge has been instigated by right-wing movements looking to make ethnic conflicts a vote-winner in the state and national...
Korf, Benedikt // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Nigeria; 6/20/2011, p4
The article traces the history of Nigeria. In the early centuries, the Hausa kingdoms and the Bornu empire located near Lake Chad became vital terminals of north-south trade between North African Berbers and forest clans. After the Napoleonic wars, the British government boosted its trade...
- Transitions Online: A Sense of Foreboding.
Freese, Theresa // Transitions Online; 10/25/2004, pN.PAG
Deals with the security concerns of Georgians living in South Ossetia amidst the ongoing ethnic conflicts in Russia as of October 21, 2004. Background of the killing of school children in Beslan; Incidence of violence in the southern region of Russia; Hostilities between the Russian government...
Freese, Theresa // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Republic of Bulgaria; February2005, p7
Reports on the military policy in Bulgaria. Membership of the country in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on March 29, 2004; Restructuring of the country's military program; Role of Bulgaria in resolving interethnic disputes within the Balkan peninsula; Deployment of a Bulgarian battalion...
- Instability in the Horn.
Galaydh, Ali Khalif // Harvard International Review; Apr1983, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p11
The article discusses the internal political instability and external dependency problems in the Horn of Africa. It has been observed that the civilians are the one who suffered from the cyclical droughts in the region, the post-Haile Selassie ravages in Ethiopia, the plight of the Eritreans,...
- FIGHTING IN CHECHNYA RESUMES AFTER MOSCOW BOMBINGS.
Galaydh, Ali Khalif // International Journal on World Peace; Dec99, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p86
The article reports on ethnic crisis in Chechnya. The first two weeks of September 1999 brought more grief to Russia as Islamic rebels began a new tactic in their guerilla wars against the Russian Federation--bombing residential apartment buildings in Moscow. Over 300 people were killed in...
- KURIA SEERS.
Ruel, Malcolm // Africa (Edinburgh University Press); 1991, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p343
In pre-colonial times 'seers', abarooti, played an important role in the political and especially in the military organisation of Kuria, harassed as they were by neighbouring Maasai and other Kuria. Seers foretold and in effect planned cattle raids undertaken by warriors, but they also acted...
- Second Front.
Rubin, Elizabeth // New Republic; 4/7/2003, Vol. 228 Issue 13, p20
Presents a dispatch on the Iraqi War from Sulaymaniya, Kurdistan. Just days after United States soldiers began battling the Iraqi army across the country's southern deserts and ports, they opened a new front here in the north against this comparatively small Islamic group tucked into a few...
- A STRATEGY FOR SOCIAL RECONCILIATION IN THE ETHNIC CONFLICT IN TRANSYLVANIA.
Romocea, Cristian G. // Religion in Eastern Europe; Oct2003, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p1
The article proposes a strategy for understanding the theological, political and social factors involved in dealing with ethnic conflict. Such a strategy will entail analyzing the nature of conflict and possibilities for resolution with reference to the concept of social reconciliation. The...
- WHO IS THE INDIGENOUS SRI LANKAN?
Balachandran, P. K. // Language in India; Mar2006, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p9
The section presents a reprint of the article Who Is the Indigenous Sri Lankan? which appeared in Hindustan Times. One of the most contentious issues in the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka is the question of indigenousness. When the conflict between the majority Sinhalas and the minority Tamils...