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21 July 2007

Stories from 21 July 2007

Estonia: Smaller Minorities

Czech Rebublic: Same-Sex Partnerships

Central Europe: Charles Bridge; Carpathian Forests

Czech Rebublic: Surgical Castration

Bosnia & Herzegovina: EU Prospects

Serbia: The Upbringing of Children

The youngest of Serbia's current parents were children themselves when the country was in war just over a decade ago. Many had difficult childhoods and now face problems as parents....

Israel: Harry Potter does not observe the Sabbath?

The synchronized worldwide launch of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, fell at 2:01 a.m. local time in Israel, during the Jewish Sabbath, when Israeli law requires most businesses to...

Bahrain: Does A PlayStation 2 Gun Count As A Weapon?

Bahrain's bloggers have moved on this week to comment on a protest held outside the Iranian Embassy in protest against an editorial by Iranian editor Hossein Shariatmadari, which started that...

Palestine: Today's Ultimate Sin – Complacency?

"'It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.' The virtuous amongst us try to identify evil, and...

Morocco: A Kingly History

While the His Majesty King Mohammed VI is changing the face of the country, former king Mohammed V has been nominated for the title of Righteous Among Nations. More discussion...

Lebanon: Musings on Home

China: Dispossessed farmers beaten

The local government wants to build a new administration tower, 240 farmers in Jiangxi province claim, but they don't even have enough to pay us back for the land it...

Lebanon: Is France Turning the Tables on Syria?

Jordan: Challenging Women

Saudi Arabia: Jeddah Film Festival

Syria: Camping in Canada