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· July, 2008

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from July, 2008

Russia: Bashkiria

Dmitri Minaev of De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis describes a recent trip to Bashkiria and posts pictures.

Serbia: Frontline Club's Live Discussion on Karadžić

From the Frontline announces: “Live discussion about Karadžić tonight Thu 31st July, 7.30pm UK time from the Frontline Club chaired by Ben Brown (BBC). Joining us will be Ed Vulliamy...

Ukraine: “No Place in the EU”?

A Fistful of Euros critiques a “wince-inducingly stupid article” on Ukraine written by “Richard Wagner, a Transylvanian German writer. (Well, former Transylvanian. Like most T-Germans, he emigrated from Romania as...

Bangladesh: Sensitivity Training

a bengali in TO on sensitivity training for border staff in Canada to deal with Arab and Muslim travelers.

Armenia: Agra Hadig

Martuni or Bust reports on the tradition of agra hadig which celebrates the appearance of a baby's first tooth. A large collection of objects is also placed in front of...

Italy: A National Registry for Roma People?

Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's new right wing Cabinet recently launched plans to carry out a national registration of all Roma people in Italy, including fingerprints of all children. Italy...

Barbados: What happened to I'Akobi Tacuma Maloney?

After a young Rastafari man died during a suspicious encounter with Barbados police, Rastafari activists and other Barbadian bloggers used online resources to ask hard questions and campaign for justice.

Arabeyes: Any Legal Foundations for Al Bashir's Indictment?

Since July 14, when the possibility of Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al Bashir's indictment by the International Criminal Court was raised, bloggers around the world have reacted to the matter....

Bosnia & Herzegovina: 7 Serbs Convicted

Srebrenica Genocide Blog reports on the sentencing of “Milenko Trifunović, Brano Džinić, and Aleksandar Radovanović to forty-two (42) years long-term imprisonment, the Accused Miloš Stupar, Slobodan Jakovljević, and Branislav Medan...

Russia: Reaction to Captive Nations Speech

Former Estonian Prime Minister Mart Laar comments on the negative Russian reactions to US president's George Bush parallel between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in a recent speech celebrating...

Soviet History: Russian-Korean Migration in Central Asia

Otto's Random Thoughts addresses the migration of Russian-Koreans from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan 1937-1959.

Arabeyes: Palestinians to Sudan

Blogger Ms Levantine discusses Sudan's offer to accept Palestinian refugees.

Armenia: Iranian Students

Armenia: Higher Education & Sciences comments on a recent article published by the BBC on Iranian students studying in the country.

Armenia: Musical Tourism

Unfashionably Late recently visited Armenia and posts an extended entry on the local music scene. The post is accompanied by music videos and analysis.

Haiti: Quest for Freedom

The Haitian Blogger publishes an article from the Haiti Action Committee Website that “expresses…the aspirations of many Haitian activists who are endeavoring to see Haiti regain its sovereignty and ability...

Syria: Why plastic surgery?

Maysaloon expresses frustration at the desire amongst some Arabs to have plastic surgery, saying, “Not only do they wish to live like people in the West but they are desperate...

Barbados, Guyana: Guyanese Immigrants Shot

Following the shooting of two immigrants in Barbados, Living Guyana believes that Guyanese are being targeted, while Barbados Underground posts a statement from the Guyana Consul, which dismisses the notion...

Afghanistan: Violence in the Hazarajat, Protests in Kabul

Afghanistan is one of those countries where minority issues drive nearly everything. They form the basis for why President Hamid Karzai is “the best game in town,” but also why...

Sudan: Who's Next After Al Bashir on the US Hit List?

The International Criminal Court Prosecutor has requested an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir for his ”criminal responsibility in relation to 10 counts of genocide, crimes against humanity...

Ukraine: Music, Language, History

A discussion of Ukrainian music, language and history – at Vasyl's uaMuzik.

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