SEN News on Sunday: October 6 – 13, 2013

Montreal Jews protesting the proposed Charter of Quebec Values, which aims to restrict public displays of religious faith, Sept. 29, 2013. (David Ouellette)

  • The New York Times (09/10/13) also reports on the growing extremism in Kenya, in particular among the country’s “own neglected, disaffected Muslim population.”

  • The Independent (08/10/13) reports that the English Defence League (EDL) founders have quit their own party because it had become too extreme.
  • Eurasia Review (08/10/13) examines “the ways in which Russian national identity has been constructed by contemporary Russian historians and reflected upon in the widely disseminated official texts, such as school history textbooks.”
  • Al Jazeera (07/10/13) reports that Israel’s Conservative political parties are supporting controversial changes to school curriculum and textbooks with regard to Israeli-Palestinian history.

 

 

Stay tuned for SEN Article Spotlights, which will be posted later in the week.

News compiled by Karen Seegobin.

If you would like to write a response to any of these news stories, please email us at sen@lse.ac.uk.

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