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· August, 2006

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from August, 2006

30 August 2006

Kurdistance…

The most horrible of things has just happened to me….my RSS feed for the Kurdish blogs, well for lack of a better term..hiccupped…and all of my feeds are gone. So...

Poland: On Migrant Labor, Again

South Africa: Cape Town's Somali Genocide

Malaysia: National Day Wish

29 August 2006

Guyana: Election watch

On Monday 28 August, an estimated 300,000 Guyanese turned out to vote in elections for the unicameral National Assembly. Elections in Guyana have historically been fraught with public anxiety and...

Albania: Greater, or Natural, Albania

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Karadzic Sightings

Poland: Tukkers in Auschwitz

Russian-Language Blogs: Miscellanea (3)

Israeli blogger pilka writes (RUS) about a surreal experience of eating next to three clowns at a hospital in the wartime Haifa: […] I had breakfast with clowns today. I...

Senegal: Commemorating the Senegalese Riflemen of WWII

28 August 2006

Lebanon: Blogging Back to Normality

This week the Lebanese blogosphere witnessed a sluggish move away from posts about destruction and death caused by the war to posts that reflect patriotic passions, politics and personal accounts....

India: Flights and racial profiling

Africa: Film focuses on skin tone

South Africa: Racism ruins national debates

27 August 2006

African Women This Month

Literature, music and blog redesigns are three of the themes in the African women's blogosphere this month. Molara Wood and Mama's Junkyard have both redesigned their blogs. Molara has chosen...

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