List of ongoing Conflicts : Updated on April 2 2013

AFRICA: (24 Countries and 115 between militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved) Hot Spots: Central African Republic, Darfur, Democrati Republic of Congo, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland –Algeria: fights between regular army and: al-Qaeda Organization in the Maghreb (AQIM) or al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) since 2005 (known in the past as…

Illegal Immigrants:The Rohingya people

Oh, Places You’ll Probably Never Go: South of Bangladesh February 26, 2013 by @mrmatias   Oh, Places You’ll Probably Never Go: South of Bangladesh [Link to original article right above] February 26, 2013 by @mrmatias The Rohingya people are native to Myanmar but of a different ethnic group and therefore considered illegal immigrants. According to…

The Sherpa People

February 11, 2010 Sherpas: Religion and the Printed Word The Sherpa, who inhabit the regions surrounding Mount Everest, are well-known in the West as a rugged mountain population, adhering to the religious traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. The origins of the Buddha’s religion among the Sherpas are lost in tribal and clan legend. The Sherpas, however,…

The Sherpa people

Sherpa (Tibetan:ཤར་པ། “eastern people”, from shar “east” + pa “people”) are an ethnic group from the most mountainous region of Nepal, high in the Himalayas.[1]  Most Sherpa people live in Nepal’s eastern regions; however, some live farther west in the Rolwaling valley and in the Helambu region north of Kathmandu. Pangboche is the Sherpas’ oldest…