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· November, 2007

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from November, 2007

Lithuania: Russian Diaspora

Lituanica writes about the Russian diaspora in Lithuania.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Trial for U.N. and Netherlands

Srebrenica Genocide Blog reports: “Dutch court ruled Tuesday that the United Nations and the Netherlands should face trial for the 1995 Srebrenica genocide.”

Belarus: Rock Music and the Regime

Lukashenko's regime makes Belarusian “half-prohibited” rock musicians an offer they can't refuse; TOL's Belarus writes about Belarusian bloggers’ reactions.

Bahrain: Not an Anglo-Indian

Bint Battuta in Bahrain discusses her background in this post.

Ukraine: Coverage of Holodomor in the East

Foreign Notes offers samples of media coverage of Holodomor in Eastern Ukraine.

Russia: Saami Parliament

Russia's Saami “want to set up their own parliament to control the dispersal of government funds allocated to their numerically small nationality,” Window on Eurasia reports.

Russia: Muslims on the Web

Window on Eurasia writes about Russia's Muslims’ internet presence.

The Balkans: A Dialect of Serbo-Croatian

Balkan Anarchist writes at length about an East Herzegovinian dialect of the Serbo-Croat language: “Although the Serbo-Croatian language is not particularly under threat – well, the language isn't, but the...

India: Protests in Malaysia

Blowin’ In The Wind on protests by people of Indian origin in Malaysia.

Malaysia: Indians in Malaysia Demand Equal Rights

Malaysian Indians took to the street on Sunday to demand equal rights. Police used tear gas and water canon to break up the protests and to prevent the protesters from...

Malaysia: Indian Protests

Sophie writes about the protests by Malaysian Indians that took place on Sunday in Malaysia. The protesters are demanding fair treatment for Malaysians of Indian ethnicity.

The Balkans: Media Coverage

Seesaw of Balkan Powder Keg follows Western media's coverage of the volatile situation in the Balkans: “My dear friends all over the world, especially in Europe, please do not say...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “Football Culture”

A new blog about the Balkans has been launched by Özgür Dirim Özkan, an anthropologist: Bosnian Football Culture.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: More Srebrenica Victims

Srebrenica Genocide Blog reports on the excavation of the remains of 616 more Bosniak victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide in a mass grave located in an area nicknamed “Death...

Bosnia & Herzegovina, U.S.: Genocide Suspects to Be Deported

Srebrenica Genocide Blog reports on two genocide suspects to be deported to Bosnia after being convicted for lying on their U.S. immigration papers.

Russia: ‘Siloviki’ on Hajj

Window on Eurasia writes about 15 Samara siloviki (“Muslim officers in the Samara branches of the Russian Federation procuracy, militia, FSB and other ‘special services'”) to go on hajj this...

Ukraine: Holodomor Commemoration

Taras Kuzio writes about the changing attitudes towards Holodomor. Ukrainiana posts photos from the Holodomor commemoration ceremony that took place in Kyiv Saturday.

China: New York Charging Bull hits public

Critiques on Chinese tourists’ vulgar behaviors and ignorance of public rules on foreign land have been all-too-familiar. But this time, the Charging Bull sculpture in Wall-street aroused netizens’ different voices.

Ukraine: Holodomor

This year, Nov. 24 was the day to remember the victims of the 1932-33 famine in Ukraine, Holodomor. Ukrainian bloggers share what they learned about the tragedy from their grandparents.

Ukraine: Luzhkov and Chernomyrdin on Holodomor

Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov said this about the vandalized Holodomor exhibit in Moscow: “It seems to me that this exhibit had one purpose: to disunite and alienate the Russian and...

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