Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

· July, 2008

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from July, 2008

26 July 2008

Lebanon: Mental Laziness and Stereotyping

China: Unheard of ‘Turkestan Islamic Party’ claims recent bombings

Do not confuse the unknown Turkestan Islamic Party with the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, writes the New Dominion blogger in their detailed post today on the news today of a...

Morocco: Another perspective on Faiza Silmi

Last week, Global Voices covered the story of Faiza Silmi, the Moroccan woman denied French citizenship for her beliefs and actions (which included, among other things, wearing the niqaab or...

Serbia: Anglophone Bloggers Continue Discussion of Karadžić's Arrest

From one of the world’s most wanted fugitives, Radovan Karadžić - aka Dr. Dragan David Dabić - has turned into one of the world's most talked about detainees. Below are...

25 July 2008

Western Sahara: Introducing the Sahrawi Blogosphere

On July 5, Global Voices started its coverage of the Sahrawi blogosphere. Jillian York looks at Sahrawi blogs in English this week.

24 July 2008

Palestine: Left behind by Obama

As US presidential hopeful Barack Obama wraps up a tour of Israel and Palestine, newspaper headlines all over the world are fixated on the Senator's attention to Israel...and lack of...

Indonesia: Haunted houses

Caucasus: Tolerance

Liberia: Happy 161 birthday!

23 July 2008

Lithuania: “War Crimes of WWII Jewish Resistance Fighters”

Palestine: Selective Journalism

Following a second bulldozer attack by a Palestinian civilian in less than a month, Palestinian bloggers are frustrated by how local and international media has covered both events, and ignored...

Serbia: Radovan Karadzic was Disguised as a Doctor

Radovan Karadzic lived in Belgrade under false name of Dragan David Dabic. He was disguised as an alternative medicine doctor and even worked in one private clinic in Belgrade. He...

Cuba, U.S.A.: Sharpton Calls for Prisoners’ Release

Russia: Ethnic German Diaspora

Slovakia: Refusal to Recognize Independent Kosovo

The Slovak government announced some months ago that they will not recognize Kosovo's independence. Furthermore, the Foreign Ministry has stated that the Slovak government will not recognize any documents from...

22 July 2008

Russia: Romani Theatre

Lithuania: Citizenship Law

China: Official Olympic Security English handbook

China: No “Go China!” banners at the Olympics

Those attending the Olympics this year will be subject to the standard rules: no outside food or drinks, no sporting of commercial logos of any kind…but among all those is...