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· June, 2007

Stories about Language from June, 2007

Hungary: Bilingual Education

Morocco: English Speakers

Latvia: The Battles of Cesis

Lebanon: Lebanese with Funny Accents

Palestine: A Classic Case of Divide and Rule?

With so much happening on the ground, this week many of the blogs by Palestinians, and those focused on Palestinian issues, have kept their attention on the ongoing events in...

Hungary: “Gloomy Sunday” in Budapest

Tamil Blogosphere: Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India

Back in Nov 2006, Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie was in India and had showered praises on India for giving shelter to displaced people from a number of countries. She also...

Jamaica: Trusting Walcott

Ukraine: Kurkov's Novel

Japan: Video Art, Media and Zen

More on iSummit Dubrovnik 2007

Global Voices author Renata Avila adds another timely update to proceedings at the iCommons Summit in Croatia. There is commentary from non-English speaking sources, which has helped close the information...

Singapore: Ancient Scripts of South East Asia

The English language debate in the Philippines

The government wants English to be the medium of instruction in schools. A group of educators is opposed to this policy, and in fact has petitioned the issue in the...

Slovenia: Blog Roundup

Central Asia: Literature in Translation

Bahrain: Omar Al Khayam

Touring Libyan Blogs: Is the Arabic Language Dead?

Libyan bloggers mourn the death of the Arabic language as more Libyans resort to blogging in English. What makes them blog in a language other than their mother tongue? What...

Malaysia: Religious Scholars in Tourism Industry

Eastern & Central Europe: Children's Books in Romani

Poland: “More Pope, Less Literature”

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