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· March, 2010

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from March, 2010

The Balkans: Byzantine Nostalgia

Similar to Yugo-nostalgia, the nostalgia for the common Byzantine past can sometimes transcend some of the barriers erected through modern nationalism and racism in the Balkans.

Ukraine: “Bandera Bashing Déjà Vu”

Haiti: Two Months Later

Today marks two months since the January 12 earthquake devastated Haiti - and even in the midst of other natural disasters, bloggers still seem to be struggling to come to...

Jamaica: Remembering Watson

Liberia: Confusion about the cause of violence in Lofa County

Violence erupted in the towns of Voinjama and Zorzor in Liberia last week. There are conflicting reports about the cause of the conflict in which four people died. While the...

Taiwan: Construction of ethnic identity

Azerbaijan: Youth, human rights and the Blogosphere

Armenia: International Women's Day

Armenia-Turkey: Response to U.S. Genocide Resolution

Following last week's resolution urging the US government to recognize the 1915 massacre and deportation of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as Genocide, reaction in the blogosphere appears to be...

Kyrgyzstan: Who needs Kurultai of Harmony

USA: March 4 Day of Action to Defend Education

The March 4 National Day of Action to Defend Education is underway at several United States universities. Students are protesting against tuition fee hikes and racism, and for free publicly-funded...

Caucasus: Women's rights

Sri Lanka: Rebuilding The Country

Trinidad & Tobago: Holi

Cambodia: Yuon, a racist term?

Bulgaria: A Debate on Islam

On Feb. 26, some 40 people attended a debate titled "Islam as a threat - again in fashion?", held in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Ruslan Trad translates some of...

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