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· January, 2007

Stories about Refugees from January, 2007

Kurdistance: The End of Saddam

  24 January 2007

Since the hanging of Saddam Hussein at the beginning of this year, Global Voices has covered what the world has had to say about it, the only group left now is the Kurds. Kurdish reaction was fairly slow to develop. I believe this was because of shock. But don't take...

Serbia: Kosovo to Russia for 1 Euro

  18 January 2007

Wu Wei reports: “The Students Independent Association of the Judicial Faculty of Belgrade has begun an initiative for Serbia to give Kosovo to Russia for the price of one Euro for 99 years. As compensation, Russia is obliged to assure peace and stability in Kosovo, security for the remaining Serbs...

Croatia: Human Rights Watch Report

  12 January 2007

Neretva River discusses the 2007 Human Rights Watch report on Croatia: “Interestingly (or troublingly) the report completely ignored the status of Roma and other more recent (and more rapidly growing) minority groups settling in Croatia, for example immigrants from China, who like Croatian Serbs, have found themselves the targets of...

Ukraine: Thoughts on Staying and Leaving

  4 January 2007

LJ user chio – of Simferopol, Crimea – writes (RUS): On life A friend came for a visit recently – he had emigrated to New Zealand some five years ago as an already established businessman. He was shocked by what he saw around him. He was genuinely surprised by the...

South Asia: 2006 in review

  3 January 2007

Let us take a look at how the South Asian bloggers reflected on the year 2006: Bangladesh: Drishtipat reports that a total of 3,239 people were killed in Bangladesh, with law enforcement authorities killing 300 of them, from Jan. 1 to Nov. 30, 2006, an average of 9.69 persons per...

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