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· July, 2007

Stories about Migration & Immigration from July, 2007

27 July 2007

Madagascar: Community, Identity and the Malagasy diaspora

As it is sometimes the case for sub-Saharan African nations, the Malagasy diaspora carries a substantial weight of the cultural, political and virtual activities related to Madagascar. In the World...

Jamaica: What Every Writer Should Know…

26 July 2007

Russia: Berezovsky and Britain

D. R. of Congo: Miracle-peddlars, musical hippos and scary lightbulbs

Probably the most consistently interesting Congolese blog is kept by Cédric Kalonji [Fr], whose photographs and commentary bear humorous but often sorrowful witness to the struggles of ordinary life in...

Lebanon: One in Three Want to Leave

China: Immigrants and sea

25 July 2007

Russia: Sochi Mosque and Other Non-Olympic Issues

Czech Republic: Ukrainian Kids Abandoned

Turkey is Typing….Election Issue

The Turkish parliamentary elections were this last Sunday… and despite public protests in the last few months against the ruling party AKP, they still won with a resounding 47 per...

24 July 2007

Africa: Why the African Digerati can make a difference

Podcast: Intro to the Nari Jibon Project

Just three weeks ago the Nari Jibon center in Dhaka, Bangladesh was announced as one of five recipients of the first round of Rising Voices outreach grants. This introductory podcast...

Palestine: Condolences to Dr. Mona El Farra and Many Others

The best blog posts from the Palestinian blogosphere are not always the happiest. While many around the world are celebrating the victory of the AKP in Turkey and the release...

22 July 2007

France: Elderly Central African Republic immigrant faces expulsion

Benin: Debating, feting Voodoo

“Welcome to Japan”? Kurdish refugee family leaves for Canada

Few people, including Japanese themselves, are aware of the dismal record of Japan's treatment of refugees, particularly its treatment of Kurdish refugees. After struggling for many years to make a...

21 July 2007

Estonia: Smaller Minorities

Palestine: Today's Ultimate Sin – Complacency?

"'It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.' The virtuous amongst us try to identify evil, and...

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