SEN News on Sunday: July 7-14, 2013

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  • Oman Tribune (13/7/12) reports on the fighting in South Sudan, which could spiral into “outright sectarian conflict”.
  • The Diplomat (12/7/13) provides an insightful analysis on the causes of the recent spates of violence and protests by China’s ethnic Muslim population, and how it relates to the country’s economic expansion and increase in global power.

  • Al Jazeera (11/7/13) features a video which profiles Jovan Divjak, a retired Bosnian army general, and offers “a poignant insight into the painful healing process under way in Bosnia today”.
  • RiaNovosti (11/7/13) reports on ethnic tensions in central Russia, following the murder of a man by a young man of Chechen descent.
  • Global Post (9/7/13) features a look back at South Sudan’s two years as an independent state, through a photo essay.
  • IPPR (8/7/13) has released a new report highlighting trends in the attitudes of people living in England to national identity and their nation’s relationship with both the UK and Europe.
  • Forbes (7/7/13) explores the relevance of the historic social structures of ethnicity and casts in the world of business in India.

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

News compiled by Karen Seegobin.

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