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· July, 2007

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from July, 2007

22 July 2007

Africa: UNICEF ends “black face” campaign

“Welcome to Japan”? Kurdish refugee family leaves for Canada

Few people, including Japanese themselves, are aware of the dismal record of Japan's treatment of refugees, particularly its treatment of Kurdish refugees. After struggling for many years to make a...

21 July 2007

Estonia: Smaller Minorities

Bosnia & Herzegovina: EU Prospects

Bahrain: Does A PlayStation 2 Gun Count As A Weapon?

Bahrain's bloggers have moved on this week to comment on a protest held outside the Iranian Embassy in protest against an editorial by Iranian editor Hossein Shariatmadari, which started that...

19 July 2007

Kurdistance: The Price of Oil

The oil control issue in the Northern Iraq/Southern Kurdistan city of Kirkuk is again at the forefront of Kurdish bloggers' fingertips. With large oil companies and the US pushing for...

17 July 2007

Bosnia & Herzegovina: 12 Years Since Srebrenica

India: Thank you, come again.

Lusophony Day: Learning Through Connectedness

We wanted to celebrate the Lusophony Day, as an opportunity to post about the recent launching of the Global Voices website in Portuguese. A quick googling around the keywords brought...

12 July 2007

Egypt: Bedouins of Sinai Crisis, 11-year-old Mother and Blogger Say the Unsayable

This week’s round-up from Egypt highlights bloggers’ involvement in domestic issues like the rape of an 11-year-old girl and the Egyptian Bedouins of Sinai’s dilemma in Egypt and covers bloggers’...

Expat Ethiopians reflect on the sounds and smells of home

The ties that bind expatriate Ethiopians to their home country dominated the Ethiopian blogosphere over the past few weeks. Ethiopians living in the US, Europe and Asia came up with...

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