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· January, 2008

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from January, 2008

20 January 2008

Turkey: Dink on LGBT Issues

Turkey: Remembering Hrant Dink

Yesterday marked the first anniversary of the murder of ethnic Armenian newspaper editor and journalist Hrant Dink in Istanbul, Turkey. Dink was shot outside the office of the Agos newspaper...

16 January 2008

Russia, EU: Asylum Seekers

Burkina Faso: foreign, local and international incidents

Just a few weeks into the New Year and normally placid Ouagadougou observed its first sensational crime of 2008. A Lebanese man allegedly killed a local Burkinabé money changer during...

Israel: Ms. Magazine Shuns Ad Promoting Leadership of Israeli Women

In a surprising move last week, Ms. Magazine refused to accept an advertisement that highlighted the leadership of Israeli women in public service. Maya Norton brings us the reactions of...

15 January 2008

Russia: Dagestan's Party Politics

Poland: “Fear” in Polish

Russia: Xenophobia Blogging

There seems to be more and more posts on xenophobia in the Russian blogosphere. Many are written by xenophobes, while some are written about them. Below are two recent examples...

14 January 2008

World's Eyes on Obama

As his ratings continue to slip in the primaries, US presidential hopeful Barack Obama's popularity is on the rise among bloggers around the world. Global Voices Online editors and contributors...

Bosnia & Herzegovina, East Timor: A Comparison?

Egypt: America Decides

The United States is a the only Super Power in today's Unipolar World. And that's why it takes people here two years to talk about the Presidential Elections there before...