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· January, 2007

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from January, 2007

31 January 2007

Mayotte: Who Lives There?

Kurdistance: The Kirkuk Referendum

While the Kirkuk Referendum isn't expected to take place until December 2007, it is creating waves within Kurdistan, Iraq and their neighbors. Why the flurry of activity now? The Iraq...

Sudan: Muslims and Darfur

Nepal: Madhesh Is Burning

Madhesh is the southern plains of Nepal where half of the country lives. Madhesi are the people of Nepal, roughly half of the country. The Madhesi have been discriminated against...

Peru: Racism at the Beach

They say that to work is no offence, that there is no job that one should be ashamed of. It sounds logical, but not everyone seems to think that way....

28 January 2007

Turkey is Typing….a Follow-up on the Death of Hrant Dink

Today marks a first, well for me at least! Today's article is written in direct response to your wishes, dear reader. Last week, Turkey is Typing focuses on the Death...

26 January 2007

Russia: Roma Wedding and Christmas

The flag of the Roma people. According to Wikipedia, it “was approved at the First World Romani Congress in 1971, held in London, UK. The flag consists of a background...

Bahrain: Commemorating Muharram in Style

Former Yugoslavia: Intermarriage

24 January 2007

Yazan: Arabs have an Identity Crisis

Egypt: Sandmonkey Investigates 24

Kurdistance: The End of Saddam

Since the hanging of Saddam Hussein at the beginning of this year, Global Voices has covered what the world has had to say about it, the only group left now...

Europe: Bulgarain Xenophobic MEP