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· November, 2008

Stories about Politics from November, 2008

30 November 2008

Kosovo: Haradinaj's Profile; Discussion at LSE

Israel: In the army – and Muslim?

Thailand: Free Ride to PAD

Korea: The Birth of Internet Netizen Legend

A new Hong Gil Dong [EN] emerged on the Internet of Korea! A netizen who is just known as “Minerva” started writing his economic analysis in Agora—a Netizens’ panel— in...

Nigeria: Hundreds of deaths in post-election riots

Hundreds of people were reportedly killed in the violence that erupted in Jos, Plateau State, Central Nigeria on Friday after a disputed local election. Nigerian bloggers respond.

China: Taxi Driver Strike, Union and Street Democracy

Taxi drivers from around the country have been in strike for a month. The first protest appeared in Chongqin in November 3, then it spread to Hainan, Gansu, Yunnan, Shandong,...

Ukraine: “No Other Home: The Crimean Tatars” – in Romania and Online

Central & Eastern Europe: Obituaries

Czech Republic: Notes on Prague

Poland: A Racist Country?

Ukraine: Ruthenians

Ukraine: Taras Kuzio on Yushchenko

Belarus: The Identity Debate

Russia, Ukraine: Party News

Russia: Yevgeny Kolesov and Politkovskaya Trial

Hungary, Czech Republic: Romaphobia

The Baltics, India: “The Dangers of Turning a Minority into an Underclass”

Croatia: Creator of Anti-PM Facebook Group Arrested

29 November 2008

Pakistan: Blame Game On Mumbai Terror – The Blogosphere Speaks

Recent terror attacks in Mumbai have seriously disturbed and complicated the on-going peace dialogues between India and Pakistan. Where Indian officials are not hesitating to point fingers to Pakistan, the...

Iran: Do not Execute Farzad Kamangar

Several human rights activists and bloggers warned that Farzad Kamangar, a teacher and trade unionist may be executed in the near future in Iran. Farzad Kamangar, who is from Kurdistan...