View photos by Rodrigo Abd depicting the aftermath of the Guatamalen civil war which took place between 1960-1996.
Very few of us can now claim to have just one national or ethnic identity. Increasingly, we share some parts of our identity with people who live elsewhere. Globalization has also changed our perception of who is like us and who is different. In this section we will explore how people’s sense of belonging and identity are changing.
Provide students with context for understanding China’s ongoing persecution of the Uighur Muslims and encourage them to consider the experiences of this religious minority group targeted with discriminatory policies and incarceration.
The Kurds are the largest ethnic group in the world without a state, and they often play important roles in politics and conflicts in the Middle East. This Teaching Idea helps students answer questions like “Who are the Kurds and why are they divided among so many countries in the Middle East?”