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· March, 2008

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from March, 2008

31 March 2008

Romania, Hungary, Austria: Marshal Antonescu; “Political Irrelevance”

Tajikistan: The murder of Russian journalist

Afghanistan: Hazara People Want Justice

Japan: Views on Yasukuni, the movie

A documentary film about the controversial Yasukuni shrine, shot by a Chinese filmmaker through funding by a Japanese government agency, has sparked debate and discussion after a group within the...

29 March 2008

Bosnia & Herzegovina: New UNESCO Heritage Site; New Cross Memorial

Elia Varela Serra reviews bloggers' reactions to one of the main news in the Bosnian blogosphere this week: the addition of the Višegrad stone bridge to UNESCO's World Heritage List....

28 March 2008

China: Responses to the Dalai Lama's appeal

As Lhasa has supposedly quieted down, the anti-CNN.com crowd has gone off the deep end, that might be worth exploring more. The death threats they've been making towards Western media...

Colombia: Contest brings forth multimedia citizen journalists

Contest open for anyone, regardless of nationality, to write, show and create content telling the world about a very special place in Colombia most people wouldn´t normally be aware of....

26 March 2008

Kosovo, Serbia: Frontline Club Debate Video

Kosovo, Serbia: Reactions to Del Ponte's Organ Smuggling Story

Poland: Krakow Ghetto Memorial March

Bahrain: Frustrated Hitch Hiker

Taiwan: Religious buildings–a way to explore how cultures mix

The popular image of multi-culturalism as a mosaic, a salad bowl in which different cultures mix but keep their integrity, is misleading. Cultures are more like soups, flavored with many...

Barbados, USA: Black President?

26th March – Bangladesh celebrates the Declaration of Independence

As Bangladesh celebrates its Independence Day on 26th March, the Bangla blogosphere is inundated with posts reliving the horrific Operation Searchlight that was launched by the Pakistan Army on 25th...

Afghanistan: UK Judges to Learn Sharia?

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