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· June, 2006

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from June, 2006

China: Uyghurs extradited

“The two uighurs (Yusuf Kadir Tohti and Abdukadir Sidik) detained in Kazakhstan and at risk of extradition to China (against international conventions) have, tragically, been extradited to China. They are...

Poland: Minorities

The beatroot writes that Polish “minorities” can't agree on “just how bad” things are getting for them in Poland. An interesting discussion is taking place in the comments section: “Polish...

Slovakia: Anti-Hungarian Former Prime Minister

Paul of Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar writes that the new Slovak governing coalition may include the former prime minister known “for his anti-Hungarian (and Roma) rhetoric and actions.”

South Africa: Israeli Apartheid

South African blog, The Front Line publishes a letter to letter to the “Black Eyed Peas by Maureen Clare Murphy and Nigel Parry, The Electronic Intifada”,…in a post aptly entitled...

Sri Lanka : LTTE and Tamils

How far does the LTTE represents the interests of the Tamils in Sri Lanka? “The LTTE is not at all concerned about the rights, privileges, safety and security of the...

Kurdistance:

No tricks or wittiness today folks, here is just the straight skinny on the Kurdish Blogosphere. Hiwa Hopes this week gives a great link to an article about the frustration...

Russia: Ethnic Profiling on the Metro

Sean Guillory writes about the problem of ethnic profiling on Moscow's subway.

Russia: Moscow the Most Expensive City in the World

Sean Guillory writes about the cost of living in Moscow: though it has recently been declared the most expensive city in the world, the locals “know how to cut corners...

China: Beijing's black footballers

With China having been passed over for this year's World Cup, Danwei TV‘s Jeremy Goldkorn takes a closer look at one of Beijing's more visible football teams, Afrika United FC,...

Singapore: Dragon Boat Race

The blogger at Good Morning Yesterday talks about the Dragon Boat Festival in Singapore and posts videos of couple of dragonboat racing training sessions.

Armenia: Mom Called Me Khachik

Nessuna has a public service advertisement and a translation of the ad that was produced by an Armenian radio station for distribution throughout the CIS to combat xenophobia in Russia.

Russia: Ethnic Chinese in the Soviet Union

J. Otto Pohl writes about the fate of the ethnic Chinese in the Soviet Far East.

Gambia: apologising for slavery

Home of the mandinmories reports on the descendent of an Eliazabethian buccaneer who has made a formal apology for slavery to the Gambian people. Mandinmories wonders why?

Serbia: War Criminal's Concert and the Country's Image

Viktor of Belgrade Blog writes about Serbia's image abroad. He also links to the text on a concert by a “Serbian war-criminal,” written by the Serbian writer Jasmina Tesanovic for...

Azerbaijan: Statue Protest

In light of a protest in Moscow against a statue of Heydar Aliev, the first Turkic Politburo member and the former President of Azerbaijan, Denise of neweurasia argues that Russia...

Indonesia Growing Good Blogs, Hatemails and Asia Blog Awards

Indonesia blogosphere this last two years has witnessed the growing and heartening development of good blogging and quality bloggers to cheer about. This, for most reason, due to the emergence...

The Balkans: Comment on Srebrenica

Srebrenica Genocide Blog responds to an anonymous commenter's “attempt to justify Srebrenica massacre.”

Sri Lanka: Tamils and the Mainstream

Indi.ca on peace in Sri Lanka and why it involves being inclusive about Tamil culture and people. “If you want a United Sri Lanka then you want to live with...

China: Internet access in Tibet

Virtual China has a guest blogger today, Kathrine Hoersted, who brings us a post looking at the young Tibetan woman with whom she lived during her graduate research in a...

Kurdistance:

Normally I try to find a reoccurring theme for my weeklies, however this week turned out to be a bit of a Kurdish hodge-podge. Sami from Iraqi Thoughts writes some...

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