· March, 2007

Stories about Western Europe from March, 2007

Egypt: German Decision ‘Ridiculous’

Issandr El Amrani, writing in The Arabist,says the German authorities refusal to register a child's name as Jihad – a common Arab name – is ridiculous. “Utterly ridiculous: German authorities are trying to get courts to back them in preventing a baby being named “Jihad” — even though it is...

Tanzania: hybrid identities

  1 March 2007

Charcoal Ink blogs about hybrid identities, “It used to hurt me a lot as a child because I was so proud of Tanzania despite the fact I lived abroad but when people constantly told me that I wasnt a real Tanzanian or a real East African — I then knew...