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· August, 2009

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from August, 2009

18 August 2009

Armenia: Newspaper promotes homophobia and hate crimes

Poland, Ukraine: Łemkowszczyzna/Lemkivshchyna

Azerbaijan: Eurovision voting scandal

Although held in May, some media outlets in Azerbaijan last week reported that 43 people who voted for the Armenian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest have been identified by...

11 August 2009

Puerto Rico: The Battle Over Public Lands

The Puerto Rican government has issued an order to remove 200 families from the Villas del Sol community, under the premise that they illegally occupied lands that are prone to...

Sri Lanka: Perils Of Communal Schools

10 August 2009

The Balkans: “Greek Journalist Sued for Writings on Bosnia”

Mauritania Experiences First-Ever Suicide Bombing

Mauritania suffered its first-ever suicide bombing attack on Saturday, wounding one Mauritanian and two French citizens. Bloggers and Twitter users react to the incident.

Bermuda: Choosing a Path

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Peace

9 August 2009

Armenia-Azerbaijan: An interview with Elizabeth Métraux

DOTCOM is an online initiative using blogs and video to bring American, Armenian and Azerbaijani teenagers together to work on creating socially conscious media. Global Voices Online speaks to Program...

Greece: Armenian singer passes away

Unknown to most Armenians, but loved by many Kurds for his songs sung in the Kurmanji dialect of Kurdish, Aram Tigran has passed away in Athens, Greece. Born in 1934...