Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· February, 2006

Stories about Migration & Immigration from February, 2006

Singapore: Missing Singaporeans wonders where are all the missing Singaporeans. The number of new registered voters has risen slowly, despite a rising population, leading to the conclusion that many Singaporeans are going...

Armenia: Protesting Cultural Destruction

Rupen at Life in the Armenian Diaspora writes on preparing for a protest at the Azeri embassy and in front of UNESCO in Ottawa.

(South) Azerbaijan: Blogs

Onnik Krikorian takes a look at blogs from South Azerbaijan, the ethnic Azeri region of Iran.

Sri Lanka: London Tales

Sri Lanka: London Tales

Ukraine: Two Babushkas

Stefan of Dykun continues with his Ukrainian grandmother‘s story: how the languages and dialects Baba Omaha can speak – Ukrainian Poltava and Ukrainian Galician, Polish, Czech, Russian, German and Belarusian...

Nigeria: British racism

Nigerian blogger in London, Silent Storms in an Ocean of One comments on racism in Britain through his own personal experience.

Diaspora: Racism

African Immigrants reporting from Australia writes that the Australian government is demanding the new immigrants accept Aussie values.….”He has bluntly warned the radical Muslims and other migrants to respect the...

Ukraine: Boston Diaspora Church

Greg of Reflections on Ukraine provides a link to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Andrew in Boston, built in 1954 and serving a Diaspora community whose history goes back...

Bangladesh: Knowing Hindi

Bangladesh: Knowing Hindi

Radio Africa FM

The Voice of Africa Radio has been awarded an FM licence. David Ajao's writes “In a nutshell, VOAR is London’s first African radio station….“The station was launched to act as...

Bahrain: another eventful week in review

an eventful week in Bahrain.. but we've ALMOST moved away from "the cartoons"...

South Africa: returning home

The Fish Bowl comments on the South African government initiative to encourage citizens to return to SA to fill the skills shortage

A Year Ago: Russian Schools in Latvia

All About Latvia links to a year-old interview with Dmitry Katemirov, an ethnic Russian activitist of the Headquarters to Protect Russian Schools.

Another Chechen Perspective on Danish Cartoons

As Ilias Musayev, Copenhagen spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Independent Chechen Republic of Ichkeriya, shares his views on the Danish cartoons and other issues, David McDuff...

Racial diversity in London

Soul on Ice discusses racial diversity in London……….”Pakistanis hate Indians for some obscure reason. Jamaicans dislike Nigerians who have nothing good to say about them. People of Jewish extraction are...

Myanmar: Interview with Shan King's Son

Burma Digest has an interview with Harn Yawnghwe, the youngest son of the last ruler of the Shan State kingdom of Yawnghwe, who now lives in exile and participates in...

Story of a Ukrainian Grandmother: Baba Omaha

Stefan from Dykun tells a story of his grandmother, who was kidnapped and brought to Nazi Germany – like many other Ukrainians – to work at a munitions factory at...

The Koreans vs. Those From Overseas

The Asia Pages discusses how to tell a Gyopo (overseas Korean) from a Korean national at the dinner table and elsewhere in Korea. The writer opines that to deny the...

African women's voices this week

Diary of a Mad Kenyan Woman comments on the predominance of old men in Kenyan politics and government. She questions how old fashioned men acting out old fashioned politics chose...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site