Posts Tagged ‘ethnic’

Myanmar’s ethnic rebels shoot down military helicopter as anti-coup protests continue (VIDEOS)

A major Burmese ethnic rebel group has claimed to have shot down a helicopter belonging to the country’s military. The incident comes amid continuing protests against the recent coup that ousted Myanmar’s civilian government. The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) said the helicopter had been shot down on Monday in Myanmar’s northernmost province of Kachin. The […]

Ethnic Engineering: Denmark’s Ghetto Policy

The very word is chilling, but has become normalised political currency in Denmark.  Since 2010, the Danish government has resorted to generating “ghetto lists” marking out areas as socially problematic for the state.  In 2018, the country’s parliament passed “ghetto” laws to further regulate the lives of individuals inhabiting various city areas focusing on their […]

A blueprint for ethnic social cohesion

Browse > Home / News / A blueprint for ethnic social cohesion April 23, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The Federal Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs  Alex Hawke. has chaired a roundtable consultation with leaders of ethnic communities, academics and migrant representative bodies to assist in formulating a […]

California holds first experts hearing on ethnic studies graduation requirement

After years of contention and revisions, California’s State Board of Education approved last month the final draft of the controversial curriculum meant to guide the state’s schools in teaching ethnic studies.  During the California Assembly Education Committee’s first hearing on AB 101 Wednesday, a bill being considered by the California legislature recommending that courses based […]

They’re Israel’s far right, pro-ethnic cleansing nationalists. But don’t call them ‘Nazis’

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California Approves Ethnic Studies Curriculum That Encourages a ‘Countergenocide’ Against Whites

The California Board of Education has unanimously approved a new ethnic studies school curriculum that has students “chant to the Aztec god of human sacrifice” and encourages a “countergenocide” against White Christians. The newly-approved California school curriculum encourages a countergenocide against whites, and urges students to chant to the Aztec god of human sacrifice, asking […]

In Myanmar’s hinterland, army uproots ethnic Karen villagers

In the jungles of southeast Myanmar, the army was shooting and otherwise oppressing civilians long before last month’s military coup. This largely unseen repression continues even now. In the country’s remote southeast, an army offensive has driven as many as 8,000 ethnic Karen people to flee their homes in what aid groups say is the […]

The Problem With Ethnic Studies Isn’t Just How It Treats Jews

People hold a sign during a demonstration against police violence and racial inequality in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., July 24, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton. JNS.org – Some Jews are declaring victory. Their long battle to alter the draft of the proposed Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) for California public schools ended with an outcome that left the […]

Controversial California ethnic studies curriculum passes unanimously

After years of contention and revisions, California’s State Board of Education approved a curriculum meant to guide the state’s schools in teaching ethnic studies, an effort that sparked waves of criticism from Jewish groups. The Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum aims to teach students about the histories, experiences, contributions and struggles of minority groups in the […]

California has adopted an ethnic studies curriculum, but Palestine has been scrubbed out of it

California has become the first state in the country to adopt an ethnic studies curriculum for its high schools, but the history of Palestine has been scrubbed from the educational program. On Thursday, California State Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the curriculum. “We are reminded daily that racism is not only a legacy […]

Leading rabbi condemns ethnic cleansing, apartheid and state-sponsored religion for an hour — everywhere but Israel

A Reform Jewish leader gave a one hour talk to the American Jewish Committee about religious persecution of religious minorities around the world and while he expanded on the ethnic cleansing of ethnic Muslims in Myanmar and persecution of Uighurs and Tibetan Buddhists and crimes of apartheid South Africa, he thoroughly avoided Israel’s treatment of […]

CA State Board of Education Approves Ethnic Studies Curriculum

The California State Board of Education unanimously approved the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) on March 18. According to Gabe Stutman, editor of the Jewish News of Northern California, the final draft “includes two lessons on Jewish Americans and part of the [International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance] definition of antisemitism (not the Israel part).” He also […]

California’s Proposed ‘Ethnic Studies’ Curriculum Urges Students to Chant to Aztec Deity of Human Sacrifice and Cannibalism – Calls For ‘Counter-Genocide’ Against White Christians

Christian prayer in public school is prohibited, but now the Marxists in California are trying to force millions of students to chant to the Aztec gods of human sacrifice and cannibalism. California’s proposed “ethnic studies” curriculum calls for the “decolonization” of American society and a “counter-genocide” against white Christians. Image source The curriculum would also […]

A Call Not to Ratify California’s Ethnic Studies Curriculum

California’s Board of Education was praised for rejecting a controversial ethnic studies curriculum. Photo: Reuters. JNS.org – In an effort to create a more culturally relevant curriculum that encourages students to feel “more personally empowered,” the State of California’s Department of Education has been mandated with adopting an Ethnic Studies Curriculum. However, despite two revisions […]

More Than 100 People Protest Anti-Semitism in Ethnic Studies

More than 100 people showed up to protest anti-Semitism in the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) and in education more broadly on the afternoon of March 7. The “Teach Love Not Hate” protest, which was sponsored by End Jew Hatred, Yad Yamin, the Simon Wiesenthal Center and The Lawfare Project, among others, took place in […]

Beijing ‘deeply concerned’ by increasing acts of discrimination against ethnic Chinese and other Asians in Australia

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has registered its concern regarding increasing acts of discrimination against people of Chinese ethnicity and other Asians in Australia over the last year, calling on Canberra to address the problem. Speaking on Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said that Beijing was aware of the plight of Chinese and Asian […]

BBC debate on whether Jews are an ethnic minority group sparks controversy

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Petition demands apology from BBC for debate on Jews as ‘ethnic minority’

Browse > Home / News / Petition demands apology from BBC for debate on Jews as ‘ethnic minority’ March 3, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Nearly 1,500 people have signed a petition demanding that the BBC apologize for airing a panel discussion on Monday about whether or not Jews are an “ethnic minority.” […]

BBC debate on whether Jews are an ethnic minority group sparks outrage

The BBC has been accused of bias in its coverage of Israel for decades. Now the public broadcaster is taking flak from British Jews for coverage much closer to home. What is causing their biggest dispute in years? It is the broadcast of a debate over whether Jews should be considered an ethnic minority — […]

Jesse Gabriel Provides Update on Ethnic Studies Curriculum

California State Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel, a Democrat, provided the Jewish community with an update on the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) during a February 24 webinar. Speaking with Tye Gregory, executive director of the San Francisco-based Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), Gabriel began the webinar by stating that a recent article in Tablet about the […]

How California’s Jewish community won the battle over the state’s ethnic studies program

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It’s Not Too Late to Protest California’s Flawed Ethnic Studies Curriculum

In August 2020, after a spring and summer filled with anti-Semitic attacks from the far-right and the far-left on synagogues, businesses, institutions, college campuses and against Jews across the United States, Brooke Goldstein, the founder and executive director of the Lawfare Project, published an article in Newsweek titled, “The Time is Now for a Jewish […]

UK Government Could Grant Vaccine Exemptions to Ethnic Minorities

    The UK government could grant vaccine exemptions to people of color while simultaneously mandating vaccine travel certificates for everyone else in order to avoid accusations of racism, according to a report in the Spectator. Despite repeatedly promising that ‘vaccine passports’ would not be required in order to fly, the government has been actively […]

Report: UK Government Could Grant Vaccine Exemptions to Ethnic Minorities

The UK government could grant vaccine exemptions to people of color while simultaneously mandating vaccine travel certificates for everyone else in order to avoid accusations of racism, according to a report in the Spectator. Despite repeatedly promising that ‘vaccine passports’ would not be required in order to fly, the government has been actively planning for […]

The controversy over California’s ethnic studies curriculum, explained

 How and where do Jews fit into America’s minority communities? That’s the question at the center of a debate that has raged for more than a year over new school curriculum guides that are being adopted in California. Lawmakers there required the creation of an ethnic studies curriculum, and the effort to fulfill their mandate […]

On JPAC Advocacy for an Improved Ethnic Studies Curriculum

In recent days, several articles have appeared about the proposed Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum in California. Some include inaccuracies and misrepresentations of the plan’s current state and ignore the vital advocacy work that the Jewish Public Affairs Committee (JPAC), the largest single-state alliance of Jewish organizations in the United States, and others accomplished during the […]

New report shows persistent racial and ethnic disparities in youth incarcerations

A new report from The Sentencing Project reveals persistent racism in the juvenile justice system. While youth incarceration has dropped by almost half over the last decade, Black and American Indian youth are more likely to be incarcerated than white youth. Black youth are fives times more likely to be incarcerated, while American Indian youth […]

Jews Have Until Thursday to Influence Ethnic Studies Curriculum

A proposed, state-wide, mandatory Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum in California is open for public comment only until Thursday, January 21. The current draft of the curriculum celebrates figures who have promoted anti-Semitism (including leaders of the Third World Liberation Front and the anti-Jewish leaders they admire); it uses racial distinctions to divide people into those […]

Gantz, stop the ethnic cleansing in the West Bank

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More than 100 killed in latest ethnic massacre in Ethiopia

More than 100 people have been killed in the latest massacre along ethnic lines in western Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said Wednesday, and the toll is expected to rise. The attack in Metekel zone of Benishangul-Gumuz region occurred a day after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited the region and spoke about the need […]

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