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· October, 2008

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from October, 2008

31 October 2008

Ukraine: “A Lawyer and a Ukrainian” Joke

Russia: Chinese Laborers

Albania: “Sworn Virgins”

Trinidad & Tobago: Building Walls

Bermuda: National Pride

D.R. of Congo: Blogging From the War Zone

The following are eye-witness accounts from bloggers based in the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo about the situation in the area following fresh clashes between rebels, government...

D.R. Congo: Confusion Reigns in Goma

Two months ago fighting resumed in the DR Congo's Eastern province of North Kivu between the rebel group led by Laurent Nkunda and government forces, in violation of a peace...

Ukraine: Kyiv's Churches

29 October 2008

Malaysia's Jungle Spirits

Lush with primary and secondary virgin jungle, Malaysians have long held a respect for the forests. It also helps that myths, whether bearing down from the forefathers or from urban...

Haiti, D.R.: Rediscovering Atlantis?

22 October 2008

Colombia: Indigenous Protests and Murders Under Media Blackout

Indigenous groups in the Cauca region of Colombia have been marching and protesting their way to Cali, one of the countries larger cities. Accusations of government fire weapon usage against...

Haiti, U.S.A.: Powell's Edorsement