Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Roots Of Yemen’s Uprising: Interview With Khaled Fattah

Dr. Khaled Fattah, left, recently answered questions from ASEN intern Sonia Morland on behalf of SEN Journal. Dr. Fattah is a guest lecturer at the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University in Sweden. He holds a PhD in … Continue reading

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Brief: China Continues to Oppose Separatism in Tibet

by Sonia Morland China’s vice-president Xi Jinping declared in a speech in Tibet on 19th July that he would persist with the “fight against separatist activities”. Visiting Tibet to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Tibet’s communist takeover, Xi explained that … Continue reading

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Brief: Sudanese Government Accused of Ethnically Cleansing the Nuba

by Sonia Morland At the same time that South Sudan celebrated its independence on 9th July, clashes between Nuba rebels and government forces in Sudan’s South Kordofan were verging on alleged ethnic cleansing. A recent UN report has revealed that … Continue reading

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Brief: Last Balkans War Criminal Caught

by Sonia Morland On 20th July 2011 Goran Hadzic, the last fugitive sought by the United Nations war crimes tribunal, was arrested by the Serbian authorities. Only two days later he was handed over to be prosecuted by the International Criminal Tribunal … Continue reading

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On Race and Food Security in Detroit and Cape Town

by Tasha A. Byers Food insecurity – the unavailability and structural inaccessibility to adequate levels of food to the majority of any population — affects women, children, rural poor, and ethnic minorities in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Latin … Continue reading

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