Ethnic minorities

1.5 million Muslims could be detained in China's Xinjiang: Academic

A leading researcher on China`s ethnic policies said on Wednesday that an estimated 1.5 million Uighurs and other Muslims could be held in so-called re-education centres in Xinjiang region, up from his earlier figure of 1 million.

Mar 14, 2019, 06:55 AM IST

J&K polls: PDP promises representation to minorities in govt

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Sunday accused the Omar Abdullah led National Conference government of having failed to give representation to all religious and ethnic minorities of the state.

Nov 09, 2014, 22:21 PM IST

UK non-white minority to double by 2050: Study

Almost one-third of Britons will be from ethnic minorities by 2050 if current trends continue, according to a new study published by a think tank today

May 06, 2014, 16:01 PM IST

Conflict with ethnic minorities poses challenge to Burma: US

Unless the Burmese government is able to resolve its ongoing conflict with ethnic minorities, the country would continue to face major challenges, a top US official has said.

Mar 22, 2013, 11:14 AM IST

Suu Kyi calls for new laws to protect ethnic minorities

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called for new laws to protect Myanmar’s ethnic minority groups.

Jul 26, 2012, 16:59 PM IST

UK`s Met Police accused of `excessive` stops and searches

Britain’s Metropolitan police were responsible for 120,000 ``excessive`` stops against people from ethnic minorities in 2008-09, according to the official equalities watchdog.

Mar 11, 2010, 15:40 PM IST