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· November, 2007

Stories about Migration & Immigration from November, 2007

Lithuania: Russian Diaspora

Lituanica writes about the Russian diaspora in Lithuania.

Jamaica: My Jamaica

Jamaican Geoffrey Philp blogs about the land of his birth.

South Korea: Crackdown on Migrant Workers

Jamie from Two Koreas posts the call for international solidarity by local labour union against the government violent crackdown of migrant worker union. More background can be found at local...

Cuba: Human Development Index

Child of the Revolution blogs about Cuba's ranking on the United Nations’ 2007-2008 Human Development Index.

Trinidad & Tobago: Bravo!

Now Is Wow is excited that the feature she worked on for Ledaserene Films will be airing tonight on the Bravo Canada channel.

Haiti: Going Solar?

Denise Green writes in to Haiti Innovation wondering “if the government ever thinks about solar thermal technology as an alternative to electrical power? We should exploit the one resource that...

South Korea: Migrant Worker Trade Union Leaders Arrested

CINA blogs about the South Korea government's crackdown of the migrant worker trade union yesterday (Nov 27).

Cuba: Unearthing Che

Child of the Revolution reports on a recently-held Cuban press conference “to reveal that they had undertaken extensive DNA testing on…the remains of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara.”

Bosnia & Herzegovina, U.S.: Genocide Suspects to Be Deported

Srebrenica Genocide Blog reports on two genocide suspects to be deported to Bosnia after being convicted for lying on their U.S. immigration papers.

Russia: Election Through Turkish Eyes

A Turkish perspective on the Russian election – at The Turkish Invasion.

Japan: Fingerprinting Illegal Immigrants

Apart from the official explanation on fingerprinting terrorists, the policy also targets at illegal immigrants — more from Jamie, Japan Probe.

Cuba: Howard Out

Child of the Revolution reports on the results of the Australian election: “The demise of Mr Howard will be seen as good news in Havana, given the outgoing prime minister’s...

African prostitution and human trafficking in Europe

la plume plus posts an article featuring first-hand accounts of human trafficking and the prostitution of African women [Fr] in Europe.

Turkey: Hidden Armenians

Blogian says that Amazon.com has announced the date for the release of the English translation of ”My Grandmother: A Memoir,” a book by Turkish human rights lawyer who discovered her...

Armenia: HaShiSh

Life in the Armenian Diaspora reports that HaShiSh, an Armenian punk rock band from South America, is touring the U.S. Meanwhile, Unzipped posts an account of former System of a...

Armenia: Demise of the Dollar

Life Around Me reports that the Armenian Dram continues to strengthen against the Dollar. While many in Armenia continue to believe that the change is connected with the upcoming presidential...

Armenia: Telethon

Run by an immigrant from Armenia now living in the United States, Blogian urges its readers to make a donation to the annual Thanksgiving Day Telethon held in the Diaspora....

D. R. of Congo: Interview with ‘Best Francophone Blogger’ Cédric Kalonji

It's always heartening to see a good blog make the leap from a niche audience to wider recognition. Global Voices interviews the Kinshasa-based author of this year's 'Best Blog in...

Morocco: Women's Stories from Around the Globe

This week, Moroccan bloggers share their interest in issues affecting Muslim women around the world. From the treatment of gynecologists in Iraq to new workforce development initiatives in Morocco to...

Japan: 5 Foreigners Kicked Out

James from Japan Probe has an update on the finger-printing immigration policy in Japan.

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