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· July, 2008

Stories about Refugees from July, 2008

25 July 2008

Africa: Failed States Index

Western Sahara: Introducing the Sahrawi Blogosphere

On July 5, Global Voices started its coverage of the Sahrawi blogosphere. Jillian York looks at Sahrawi blogs in English this week.

24 July 2008

Palestine: Left behind by Obama

As US presidential hopeful Barack Obama wraps up a tour of Israel and Palestine, newspaper headlines all over the world are fixated on the Senator's attention to Israel...and lack of...

23 July 2008

Palestine: Selective Journalism

Following a second bulldozer attack by a Palestinian civilian in less than a month, Palestinian bloggers are frustrated by how local and international media has covered both events, and ignored...

22 July 2008

Abkhazia, Georgia: “Home”

As everyone seems to be talking about an impending war over Abkhazia, here is a translation of a post by LiveJournal blogger cyxymu, a Georgian who spent his childhood in...

9 July 2008

Palestine: Murder or terror rampage?

"Only Arabs are terrorists" reads the subject heading on a Palestine's blog, referring to the headlines such as "Bulldozer terror rampage in Jerusalem" splashed across Israeli and foreign newspapers after...

7 July 2008

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Chemical Weapons; Dutch Graffiti

Palestine: Journalist Mohammed Omer awarded, then beaten

Mohammed Omer is a 24-year-old journalist from Rafah, on the Gaza Strip. He was recently awarded the Martha Gellhorn Award for outstanding journalism, but upon returning to Gaza, was detained...

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