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Eritrea & Ethiopia case study

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  1. Eritrea & Ethiopia case study • Eritrea - access to the Red Sea • Distinct Culture and language • Ethiopia was given control of Eritrea after WWII • Banned use of flag and language

  2. Rwanda - case study • Tribal conflict over minority & majority tribes (Tutsi & Hutus) • Tutsi (minority) tribe given power by former Belgium rule; resented by majority Hutu tribe • Over 800,000 were slaughtered • Massive migration

  3. Northern Ireland - case study • Conflict between Protestants and Catholics (On an island of Roman Catholics) • Northern part of island is under control of the United Kingdom • Fight for religious unity and sovereignty

  4. Sri Lanka - case study • Tamil Hindus in north of island • Sinhalese Buddhist in south • Oppression of Tamils civil rights including citizenship

  5. Palestinian & Israeli case study • Claimed ancestral homeland of many ethnic groups (Jews, Christians, Muslims) • Jewish settlement after WWII • Occupied territories allowing little civil rights for Palestinians

  6. North & South Korea case study • Traditionally one country; still perceived as one country by many people • Result of ideological war between China’s Communism and Western Capitalism • Separated by a heavily guarded Demilitarization Zone (DMZ)

  7. India & Pakistan case study • Britain divided country into 3 parts • India, West Pakistan, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) • race to the other side in short time • Areas still in dispute, such as Kashmir • Still numerous minorities in India

  8. Kurds - case study • Classic example of an ancient nation without a state • Straddles Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria • Almost enjoyed own country; now refugees

  9. Former Yugoslavia case study • Ethnic cleansing approaching Nazi style genocide of ethnic groups • Forced unity after WWI with similar languages; yet different religions and cultural backgrounds • Eastern Orthodoxy, Catholics, Muslims • Attempt to unify Serbians in Bosnia-Hertz.

  10. Chechnya - case study • Russian conflict with ethnic Muslims; yet important for natural resources • Hard-line stance to prevent other break-away republic in the Caucasus • Complete decimation of major cities

  11. Cyprus - case study • Divided between Turks in the north and Greeks in the south • Both ethnic groups have close proximity to mainland countries • Turkish sector declared independence (1983); not recognized world-wide

  12. Afghanistan - case study • Buffer zone setup by British; strategic location of Kyber Pass • Taliban - soldiers now control government • Radical fundamentalist; no rights for women

  13. Lebanon - case study • Great ethnic / religious diversity • Flood of Palestinian refugees • Formation of radical groups, like PLO • Returning to financial & entertainment center of the Middle East

  14. Kosovo - case study • Extension of Bosnia’s ethnic cleansing in another region • Kosovo ethnic groups are Muslims seeking independence from Serbia • NATO’s final stand against brutal genocide