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· August, 2009

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from August, 2009

Israel: For the Love of Food

With the Jewish High Holidays approaching, food seems to be on everyone's minds. The Jewish blogosphere is ripe with sumptuous tidbits and contemplations about the cultural implications of food, food...

Caucasus: Peace Corps blogs on Twitter

Israel: Social Media Advances Jewish Identity

Hungary: St. Stephen

Azerbaijan: Washington DC protest for detained activist bloggers (updated)

With detained video bloggers Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli now facing an additional charge in their native Azerbaijan, The Collegian says that support for the two imprisoned youth activists yesterday...

India: We Are Also Indians

China: Are Tibetan Bloggers Being Silenced?

Quite alarming to report that all of the most popular Tibetan language blog hosting sites (except one) have been inaccessible for almost three weeks now. Although it is fairly common...

Russia: Nikita Mikhalkov's '12’

Poland: Microsoft's Photoshopped Ad

Slovakia, Hungary: More on the Tensions

Hungary: Update on Hungarian Guard

Poland: More on “Lemko Land”

Armenia: Homophobia turns deadly

Even if homosexuality was decriminalized in Armenia in 2002, society remains largely intolerant and traditional in its values. With blogs providing LGBT activists with a medium through which to voice...

Armenia: Ultra-nationalist homophobic death threat

Azerbaijan: Eurovision scandal continues

Despite attempts by the authorities to downplay the incident, news that the names and addresses of 43 citizens who voted for the Armenian entry in this year's Eurovision Song Contest...

Hungary, Slovakia: Newest Tensions

Caribbean: “Gold Rush” in Berlin

If there was doubt in anyone's mind that Jamaica can lay claim to having the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt's 19:19 win in the 200m final must have...

Guyana: Curtains for PNC?

Bosnia & Herzegovina: The Mostar Cross Controversy

India: Religious Profiling

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