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· July, 2009

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from July, 2009

17 July 2009

Egypt: What's good for the goose is NOT good for the gander

When Marwa El Sherbini was shot dead in a German court Facebook users and the Egyptian blogosphere mourned her as the victim of the veil, the victim of racism, and...

Fiji finds foreign friends?

Leaders of Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands will lobby the 15-member Pacific Islands Forum to consider lifting Fiji’s suspension to re-start dialogue with the country to provide...

Puerto Rico, Cuba, U.S.A.: On Sotomayor

16 July 2009

Iran: Armenian bloggers on plane crash

When a regular flight en route from Tehran to Yerevan crashed after takeoff yesterday, killing all 168 on board, many in Armenia and its Diaspora were distressed, and not least...

15 July 2009

Turkey: Kurdish Freedom Movement Extend Ceasefire

Armenia: ‘Bloggers’ call for foreign minister's resignation

Following a July 10, 2009 statement by the U.S., Russian, and French presidents calling for Armenia and Azerbaijan to resolve the longstanding conflict over Nagorno Karabakh, some bloggers in Armenia...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Hypocritical

Bermuda: Political Issues

India: Of Surnames and Globalization

China: Free Tibet Concert

14 July 2009

Malaysia: No to English in Science & Mathematics

No more English in science and mathematics by 2012 in Malaysia. That is the long overdue decision from the Ministry of Education on the policy of teaching science and mathematics...

India:Vandalism of Tamil-Brahmi sites