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· October, 2009

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from October, 2009

Martinique: Free your mind, free your hair

Slovakia, Hungary: “Linguistic Discontents”

Sri Lanka: Paintings To Unite The Nation

Martinique: Debating over the statutory change

Hungary, Serbia: Tragedy At The Border

A group of 19 Kosovo Albanians tried to cross the Hungarian-Serbian river border illegally on Oct. 15; fifteen of them are now reported missing; three bodies have been found by...

Bahamas: Effects of Colonialism

Haiti, D.R.: Escalating Tensions

Israel: “Ordinary Racism” In Media Coverage

Approximately 20 per cent of the country's population, the Palestinian citizens of Israel (also known as Israeli Arabs) argue that they are discriminated against in many aspects of life. The...

Trinidad & Tobago: Politics & Race

Azerbaijan: Musings & Poetry

Global: International Creole Month

October has become the month of the worldwide celebration of Creole language and the Creole blogosphere is paying attention.

Adoption: Securing the Rights of Mothers and Children

Women speak out from all sides of the issue: adoptees, natural mothers and adoptive mothers try to make sense of the legal, reproductive and human rights issues behind adoptions.

Russia: Polina Zherebtsova's 1999 Chechen Diary

USA: Interracial couple denied marriage license

Last week, in Hammond, Louisiana, a couple applied for a marriage license and were refused on the basis of their different races. The justice of the peace claimed that "interracial...

Trinidad & Tobago: Who's to Blame?

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Salt

Israel: What Other Countries Eat

USA: Native Americans exploitation in Sedona ‘sweat lodge’ deaths

Two people died and 19 were treated in hospital after attending a "Spiritual Warrior" sweat lodge session organized by self-help expert James Arthur Ray. Bloggers discuss the misappropriation of Native...

Russia: “Russian Obama” Defeated

Sri Lanka: Discrimination Runs Deep

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