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· June, 2009

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from June, 2009

15 June 2009

Azerbaijan: Dynamic blogosphere

In what is fast becoming the most dynamic blogosphere in the South Caucasus, and especially in English, Azeri bloggers continue to write poignant entries.

Azerbaijan: Persepolis

13 June 2009

Russia: “I'm a Russophobe”

A popular Russian blogger known for his often provocative posts on the Russian economy, published this mock manifesto (RUS) on his blog on June 10, noting with irony that those...

11 June 2009

Russia: “Repatriation of Compatriots”

Hungary: “Gypsies (Roma): Past and Present”

African photographers, writers and artists find their voice in blogs

As more Africans come to realize the power of blogging as a tool for expression on a global scale, the number of bloggers has increased and so has the themes...

India: Treatment Of The Dalits

5 June 2009

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Savo Heleta's “Not My Turn to Die”

Israel/Palestine: Commemorating the Nakba and Debating Loyalty

May 15 is Nakba Day, when Palestinians commemorate the creation of Israel and subsequent Palestinian displacement and dispossession. Shortly after the day this year, a controversial piece of legislation was...

4 June 2009

Ukraine: Eyewitness Accounts of Crimean Tatar Deportation

Sri Lanka: A Suppressed Nation

Access to many Sri Lankan IDP camps are still limited to the international journalists and aid workers and the information are suppressed. So it is hard to hear the voices...