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· November, 2008

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from November, 2008

Malaysia: The Plight of Penan

The Penan tribe, indigenous people of East Malaysia, have taken quite some press and blog space this year. Bloggers react to stories of abuses committed against the Penan Tribe.

Haiti, U.S.A.: Changing Times

Japan: Proud to be Okinawan

Hungary, Slovakia: Tense Relationship

On Nov. 15, Slovak prime minister Robert Fico and his Hungarian counterpart, Ferenc Gyurcsány, met in the border town of Komárno, Slovakia, in an attempt to ease nationalist tensions that...

Japan: Revision of the Nationality Law

On the 4th of June, on the occasion of cases filed in 2003 [en] and in 2005 whose protagonists were 10 children born out of wedlock to Japanese fathers and...

Vietnam/Singapore: Bridal service controversy

Morocco: Hate Crimes on the Rise in the US Following Obama's Election

Madagascar: Brides-for-Sale just one harsh reality of poverty

Lova Rakotomalala translates the Malagasy blogosphere as it talks about the extremes people can be driven to by poverty.

Hungary: Eszter Hajdú's Documentary

Barbados, Cuba, U.S.A.: Obama's AG

Bermuda: No Obama

Russia: Russian March Photo by Drugoi

Poland: “Vexations of the Englishman”

Estonia: Citizenship

Czech Republic: Muslims in Brno

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Poetic Obama

Armenia: Violence against Women

The world’s oldest Christian nation may have many things to be proud about, but when it comes to women’s rights the ex-Soviet Armenia is possibly in denial. With widespread human...

Skin colors in Cambodian society

Syria: No for Sunni/Shiaa Divisions, We're Muslims!

Nagorno Karabakh: Peacebuilding Goes Online

With stereotypes and alternate and usually contradictory as well as inaccurate perceptions of the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh still prevalent in both...

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