Behind the Great Wall: Identification of China’s “Ethnic Minorities” & the State’s Assimilation Process

Joe Hammoura The aim of this research is to give an overview of the minorities in China. Other than the majority Han population, up to 55 officially recognized “nationalities” live today in China. The Chinese Communist rule recognized these “ethnic minorities” or “minority nationalities” through a long and complex process …

Turkish Opposition’s Antaeus Moment?

Joe Hammoura In the polarized Turkish political field, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been the only formidable player to have …