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Dialogue With African States

Michael Banton

in International Action against Racial Discrimination

Published in print May 1996 | ISBN: 9780198280613
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598760 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198280610.003.0011
 Dialogue With African States

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The collection of census data on the ethnic origin of the population poses political problems for many black African states. The discrimination that led towards genocide in Rwanda and Burundi was of particular concern from 1989. South Africa had not ratified the ICERD at the time of writing.

Keywords: Africa; Burundi; census; ethnic origin; genocide; ICERD; race; ratification; Rwanda; South Africa

Chapter.  10469 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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