• Who Will Be the Voice? - an Insight Into Srilankan-Tamil Issue
    losses, animosity, death, antagonism ...... are the endless descriptions that can be used to describe the two decade strife that ravaged SriLanka. I am not a historian nor a radical either. I wanted to dwell into the lives of innocent people in SriLanka. What began as a movement to raise the concerns...
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  • Pakistan: Nationalism Without a Nation
    -Christophe Jaffrelot. Nationalism is an ideology ,be it based on territorial or ethnic nation. These are thoughtful essays on the problems that Pakistan has had in achieving a coherent national identity and becoming a stable nation. The...
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  • History on Djibouti
    presidential election, but the election was boycotted by much of the opposition, and civil strife continued. In December 1997, three years after the signing of a peace settlement that ended the civil war and granted ethnic Afar rebels representation in the government, Aptidon's party won every seat in national...
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  • Uganda
    Ian Smith African Studies 3A Yes many African Countries have struggled, however, Uganda has had massive amounts of internal strife. With such a brutal past and a long reign of troglodytes. it is a miracle they still coincide through their differences there is many differences in people. Uganda...
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  • Western Culture and Policies That Have Shaped the Modern World.
    as myths invented to serve Western imperialism. These conflicts come about from two key factors, the dimension of ethnic identity and the dimension of cultural/religious identity. Ethnic identity can be defined as a group of people conceiving themselves as a race, community or society. Generally, ethnicity...
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  • The Algerian Civil War 1992-2002
    interaction between the government and radicals. Between February 1992 and December 1994, approximately 30,000 people had been killed. The number of people killed everyday in 1994 was estimated between forty and sixty . An interesting fact about the radical violence after 1992 was that much of it...
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  • religion and conflicts
    2005     At the dawn of the twenty-first century, a casual glance at world affairs would suggest that religion is at the core of much of the strife around the globe. Often, religion is a contentious issue. Where eternal salvation is at stake, compromise can be difficult at or even sinful. Religion...
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  • Syrian Conflict: Historical Trace and Its View
    Kurd, and other non-Arabs, and religions; Sunnite, Shia, Christian also Jewish. For that reason, Syria has numerous factors of stirring its inner strife up. French Mandate Era and Alawi For a long time, Syria had been under the domination of Ottoman Empire. At that time, there was a system called...
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  • Review of Menocal's the Ornament of the World
    This ambition of the Andalusian state to focus on only the development of beautiful and cultural epicenters like Cordoba lead to fitna, a time of strife in 1009 in which the Cordoba was torn apart by Muslim factions (36). This destruction was a symbolic destruction of the Andalusian state and by 1031...
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  • Is the Holocaust Unique?
    built on pre-colonial strife between the former Tutsi bourgeois and the Hutu majority provided a solid foundation for the spread of new ideologies. The Tutsis were portrayed as cruel foreigners hell-bent on making slaves of the Hutu, and this belief, derived from a history of ethnic tension and conflict...
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  • Britain
    the British Empire. Current British Overseas Territories are underlined in red. The Labour government in the immediate post-war years initiated a radical programme of changes, with a significant impact on British society in the following decades.[87] Domestically, major industries and public utilities...
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  • india on the move
    the Maldives. Four world religions—Hinduism, Buddhism,Jainism, and Sikhism— were originated there. India is a pluralistic, multilingual, and multi-ethnic society The Indian economy is the world's tenth-largest by nominal GDP. A nuclear weapons state and a regional power, it has the third-largest standing...
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  • Unity in Diversity
    provide richness in a new social environment. Murray Bookchin has articulated one of the central aims of radical ecology as a social force in contemporary society: . . . one of the tasks of the radical ecology movement is to articulate a general human interest that transcends the real but particularistic...
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  • Mozambique
    of several populations. As the ethnicity is diverse, so is the religious connotation. Tribal religious practices account for 70% or more of the ethnic groups north of the Save river. In places, people are associated with the Christian and Muslim faiths' and there is also evidence of Baptist and Protestant...
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  • Critically Examine Why There Are More Small Wars in Africa
    question decisions from the highest authority as it was considered to be taboo. Colonization introduced new country boundaries and disadvantaged other ethnic groups in terms of development ranging from education to economic gains. Various draconian laws desired to sideline the indigenous people in participating...
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  • Government and Politics of China
    launched by the leader Mao Zedong mistakenly and made use by reactionary clique, which ended up as a serious disaster of strife to the party, the country and the people of all ethnic groups3. Development in economic construction General speaking, the Cultural Revolution led to the national economy on...
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  • New Media
    unprecedented freedoms in many countries. Unfortunately, others confront growing health and social problems, ranging from deepening poverty and ethnic strife to substance abuse and sexually transmitted diseases, political turmoil and warfare. Arguably, the proliferation and globalization of media are...
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  • India and Her Neighbours
    burgeoning Sinhalese insurgency in the south. a) Civil War • Sri Lanka, from the early part of the 1980s, was facing an increasingly violent ethnic strife. At the time, a Sinhala majority government was instituted which passed legislation that were deemed discriminatory against the substantial Tamil...
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  • China
    ): Infant mortality rate--16.06 deaths/1,000 live births. Life expectancy--74.68 years (overall); 72.68 years for males, 76.94 years for females. Ethnic groups (2000 census): Han Chinese 91.5%; Zhuang, Manchu, Hui, Miao, Uighur, Tujia, Yi, Mongol, Tibetan, Buyi, Dong, Yao, Korean, and other nationalities...
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  • A Brief History of Afghanistan
    up of many different nationalities – the result of innumerable invasions and migrations. Within its current borders there are at least a dozen major ethnic groups – Baluch, Chahar Aimak, Turkmen, Hazara, Pashtun, Tajik, Uzbek, Nuristani, Arab, Kirghiz, Pashai and Persian. Historically the Pashtun nationality...
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