Nimai Hajong and his wife, August 2018. Hajong was born in Bangladesh and moved to India when he was an infant. The 58-year-old, now considered a “foreigner” in his own state, poses with paperwork supporting his right to citizenship.
On August 31, the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for the state of Assam, along the India-Bangladesh border will decide upon the future of millions of people in the state.
Kenyan women hold a vigil for victims of violence.
Women who survive violence in Kenya are building peace in their communities.
People of color face more obstacles on the path to an organ transplant.
Although certain racial minorities are more likely to be diagnosed with organ failure, they are less likely to be transplanted. What's behind the gap?
Chinese-Australians have largely voted in line with the nation as a whole at the 2019 federal election.
While there has been talk of a "religious vote" or an "ethnic vote" holding sway at this election, particularly in Sydney's western suburbs, new research does not bear that out.
A United Nations protection camp in Juba, South Sudan.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has had a mixed bag of success and failure.
‘Ha. But how much do you get paid?’
Mandatory reporting could help highlight the ethnicity pay gap in much the same way that gender pay gap reporting does.
Particularly for young Canadian Jews, a holiday meal achieves conviviality in the family and solidarity with the Jewish community, but its religious significance is less important than in the past.
A new survey of Canadian Jew suggests young adults are finding ways of remaining Jewish that are not principally religious.
Australia is becoming more diverse, but these charts show we are still predominantly an Anglo society with strained relations with other cultures, particularly Indigenous and Muslim Australians.
Three recent faces of confirmed and alleged terror attacks each treated very differently: the two separate Bourke Street attackers – James Gargasoulas and Hassan Khalif Shire Ali – and Ertunc Eriklioglu, one of the three people arrested on November 20 for allegedly planning a terror attack.
As recent events show, we might get better media reporting if journalists questioned authorities more closely on the relevance of ethnicity and religion in crime reporting.
‘The kiss’ was probably the most memorable, if not the first, of early on-screen interracial embraces.
CBS/Paramount Pictures © 1968
Star Trek's groundbreaking interracial kiss between Kirk and Uhura was 50 years ago today – how have public attitudes to interracial and interethnic relationships changed in the years since?
Except during the relatively brief period of colonial rule, Rwanda was, and is, a violent society.
Throughout the entire period, central political power has been almost absolute.
Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has created a peace ministry to stabilise the East African nation.
Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has created a peace ministry but that may not be enough to stabilize the East African state.
4Max via Shutterstock
Author Sheena Kalayil writes about her global life and why she believes the BAME acronym tells people nothing about her.
Genetic ancestry testing might all seem like harmless fun, but there is a downside.
The results of genetic ancestry tests are grossly over-simplified. A new study shows the tests reinforce what you want to believe rather than offering objective, scientific proof of who you are.
Pro-tolerance march in Des Moines, Iowa, in 2015.
Diversity is an enormously appealing and powerful concept, yet it can also distract us from the focus we need to face today’s pressing social issues. So what’s the way forward?
Devolving power and resources from the centre to the counties was a key pillar of Kenya’s 2010 referendum vote.
In many counties, there are new health centres, roads and street lights that wouldn't be there without devolution.
South African court rules that racism is a criminal offence.
Past cases indicate that verbal crimen injuria is not that serious. But a landmark sentence in South Africa has changed that.
All for one?
Big new accountancy survey highlights the limitations in UK government's approach to pay gap reporting.
What’s your ‘street race’?
The upcoming census, like many before it, will boil complex information on race, ethnicity and ancestry into just two questions. That leaves a lot of important information out of the data.
Research suggests that suicides by racial and ethnic minorities are undercounted.
Many cultures still experience silence and shame around mental health issues. But that doesn't mean they don't need help.