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· June, 2008

Stories about Refugees from June, 2008

The Balkans: Michael J. Totten's Travelogue

Michael J. Totten of Middle East Journal writes about and posts photos from his recent trip through the Balkans (93 comments); LimbicNutrition Weblog posts his response to Totten.

Macedonia, Greece: More on the Conflict

Say: Macedonia discusses a Spiegel article on the Greek-Macedonian conflict and writes about a case brought by the Aegean Macedonian refugees before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

Jordan: Noting Changes

Jordanian ASKAdenia [Ar] is back home for a visit and notes several changes in his country. Among them is the skyrocket prices of fuel and other commodities, as well as...

Lebanon: Prostitution

Bech writes about prostitution in the Palestinian refugee camp of Sabra and elsewhere in Lebanon.

Afghanistan: Obscure Ethnicities, the Kalasha

Joshua Foust writes a post about Kalasha – the term used to describe the many people in Aghanistan, but they are probably refugees from the Ghaznavid empire.

China: Earthquake Migration

Zhao mu interview specialists about the resettlement of earthquake victims [zh]. As the whole Wenchuan region becomes an active earthquake zone, relief work would include a huge migration plan.

China: Don't Forget Gansu

Michael from the opposite end of China urged people not to forget the earthquake relief work in Gansu area.

South Africa: Eruptions from the fault lines

Alex, an American blogger, witnessed violence against immigrants in South Africa: “What follows below is a chronology of my journal entries leading up to and during the violence. My thoughts...

Southeast Asia: Series of unfortunate disasters

In the past month, natural disasters hit the Southeast Asian region claiming hundreds of thousands of lives and destroying billions of properties. Bloggers discuss the destructive cyclone in Myanmar, the...

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