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· April, 2009

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from April, 2009

Kyrgyzstan: Elections and Ethnic Tensions

Israel: ‘Slumdog’ Star Films Movie About Palestinians and Israelis

Israel: Arab and Jew Represent Israel at Eurovision Contest

UAE: Torture video sends shock waves around the world

Last week, a grainy video from 2005 made headlines, shaking up viewers around the globe. The video, first shown on U.S.-based ABC News, showed Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al-Nahyan -...

Egypt: “Egyptians are not Arabs”

Armenia: Shooting the Messenger

Hungary, Bolivia: Eduardo Rózsa-Flores

Armenia: Joke of the Day

Peru: Newspaper Mocks Indigenous Congresswoman's Spanish Language Proficiency

Central & Eastern Europe: Racism Roundup

Hungary: NY Times’ Coverage

Czech Republic: Blog Roundup

Macedonia: Celebrating Sakura Becomes a Tradition

Sakura, the annual celebration of cherry blossoms through display of elements of Japanese culture, took place in Skopje, Macedonia, this weekend: somewhat later than last year, because the organizers did...

U.K.: London Armenian commemorative march

Russia: Baymurat (aka Jimmy) Singing Bollywood Song

Afghanistan: The Tricycle Theater hosts Afghan actors

Russia: Union of Repressed Peoples

Armenia: Debate over campaign promise overshadows 94th anniversary of WWI killings

Yesterday marked the 94th anniversary of the massacre and deportation of as many as 1.5 million ethnic Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire. Bloggers react to a statement made by...

Belarus: LiveJournal Blogosphere

Kosovo: The Language Issue

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