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· March, 2006

Stories about Migration & Immigration from March, 2006

DRC: UDPS’ Latest Demands

Doubting that elections can and will take place June 30 as planned, UDPS Liege posts(FR) the UDPS’ latest demands to the international community and the Congolese government. Demands include the...

Indonesia: People are leaving

Sarapan Ekonomi notices that many people are leaving Indonesia citing the map provided by Worldmapper and commenting that net emigration is common in poor or developing countries, where the poor...

Dangdut music and dance in Singapore and all about Home

Singapore is a good place to explore cultures from all over South East Asia. The blogger at licencetospill took some of her friends to a Dangdut club. Dangdut is a...

DRC: A Chat with Blogger Tony Katombe

Anthony Mica Katombe (Tony for short) is a blogger from the DRC who’ll “turn 39 April 13”. He has a degree in English and African Cultural Studies Education from a...

Bangladesh: The Millionaires

imperct world 2006 on the changing perception of Bangladeshi Diaspora in the UK.

Polish Blogosphere Update

Apparently, according to Real Warsaw, Poland is single-handedly styming EU progress. Poland's recently elected populist government isn't seen as a solution since future-oriented policies appear off the table. However, according...

Africa: We Can't Blame Everything on the West

Le Pangolin writes (FR): “So long as we fail to entertain critiques of our destructive ways, we will always be dominated by the West. Imagine for a moment all Africans...

Haiti: You Know You're Haitian When…

AyitiCheriConnexion posts (FR) an english language 35-point list of things that make one Haitian sent to her by a Haitian born outside of Haiti. AyitiCheri tacks on seven slides of...

The Lebanese Bloggers This Week: Less Politics, More Diversity

This week has seen a flurry of varied and interesting posts in the Lebanese Blogosphere. It seems a month of observing the dull and disappointing national dialogue has left the...

African women blogging this week

It is that time of the year for those of us in the Diaspora, long nights and dark days in Europe set the heart and mind to thinking of life...

Singapore: Leaving Home

agrain of sand has a dilemma: “How to tell my parents that Singapore isn’t really my home anymore? I mean, yes, they are back there, I grew up there, they...

Myanmar: Material Support

Burma Underground discusses the hypocrisy of the U.S. government opposing the Myanmar junta while denying thousands of Myanmar refugees resettlement in the U.S. because of purported “material support” to terrorists.

Diaspora: Football wins

Ayaan Hirsi Ali blogs reports on a football match between gay men and muslims that took place in Amsterdam to mark the International Day Against Racism. The Muslim team won...

Haiti: “Shacking up” with America

Alice Backer links to an article on the new realities of US immigration which helped her understand how Haitian-born hip-hop star Wyclef Jean was able to vote in the recent...

China: Jews in Harbin

China Confidential picks up a Xinhua report on the visit to the northeastern city of Harbin by members of the U.S.-based Anti-Defamation League (ADL). “In the 1920s, Harbin was the...

The Caribbean blogosphere does Phagwah

A chowtal group performs at the Phagwah celebrations in Trinidad. By Nicholas Laughlin In the Caribbean, the Hindu spring festival of Holi is more commonly known by its Bhojpuri name...

Francis Wade writes a thoughtful post on Jamaica's “greatest export” — the country's “creative class”.

Belarus: March 19 Photos

Belarusans living abroad rallied on Sunday, March 19, demanding fair and democratic election in their country. br23 posts links to his pictures from the protest in Prague. Andrei Khrapavitski posts...

African women blogging this week

As usual, African women have been blogging about a variety issues. Black Looks has recorded a moving audio post honouring the brilliant African-American science fiction writer who recently passed away,...

Diaspora: race and immigration

Curious continues his series of posts on racism and immigration in Europe and America. The latest is a short piece on what “governments do to integrate immigrant communities” in the...

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