MINELRES: Bigotry Monitor: Volume 7, Number 49 and Volume 8, Number 1 (content)

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Volume 8, Number 1
Friday, January 4, 2008

BIGOTRY MONITOR

A Weekly Human Rights Newsletter on Antisemitism, Xenophobia, and
Religious Persecution in the Former Communist World and Western Europe

EDITOR: CHARLES FENYVESI
(News and Editorial Policy within the sole discretion of the editor)

Published by UCSJ: Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union
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Behind the smokescreen of the elections, rapid changes are taking place
in Russia.

1. FEWER RUSSIANS HOPEFUL ABOUT THE NEXT YEAR

2. NEWS MEDIA MAKE LAME DUCK OUT OF PUTIN; MEDVEDEV GETS MORE PRAISE

3. ALL QUIET IN CHECHNYA, KADYROV SAYS

4. THE INTERNET AS THE OPPOSITION'S LAST REFUGE

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YOUTHS SMASH WINDOWS OF TWO PROTESTANT CHURCHES

NEO-NAZIS IN TYUMEN SENTENCED FOR MURDER DRIVEN BY ETHNIC HATRED

NEO-NAZI GANG FACES TRIAL FOR MURDER

PROPAGANDA TEXTBOOK ON RECENT HISTORY APPROVED FOR HIGH SCHOOL

PAMPHLETS BY NEW UKRAINIAN GROUP CALL FOR KILLING JEWS

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, NO COMPROMISE ON WESTERN VALUES * * * 


RUSSIAN FORECASTS FOR THE YEAR 2008
Leading Pundits Strongly Disagree

1. PUTIN IS UNDERMINING HIS OWN HIERARCHY OF GOVERNANCE

2. NO MORE 'NATIONAL LEADER' 

3. BUT THE CONSTITUTION WILL BE CHANGED

4. CHANGES ON TOP CREATE INSTABILITY; PROTEST WILL PROMPT REPRESSION

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Volume 7, Number 49
Friday, December 28, 2007

BIGOTRY MONITOR

A Weekly Human Rights Newsletter on Antisemitism, Xenophobia, and
Religious
Persecution in the Former Communist World and Western Europe

EDITOR: CHARLES FENYVESI
(News and Editorial Policy within the sole discretion of the editor)

Published by UCSJ: Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union
______________________________________________________________

The year 2007 ends with a sharp disagreement on whether the phenomenon
of xenophobia and antisemitism has declined or surged. Linked to the
disagreement is a puzzling earlier statement by President Vladimir Putin
assigning the state's "special services" to the task of defending civil
rights.

1. RACIST INCIDENTS DOWN, SAYS JEWISH FEDERATION

2. XENOPHOBIA RISING, HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS SAY

3. PUTIN: SECURITY SERVICES TO GUARD CIVIL RIGHTS

4. CHIEF RABBI PRAISES STATE SECURITY AGENCIES

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TWO HATE CRIME CONVICTIONS

ORTHODOX PATRIARCH ANNOUNCES NEW RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION SYSTEM

SUSPECT DETAINED IN VANDALISM OF JEWISH CENTER IN IZHEVSK

MOSCOW RACIST GETS SLAP ON WRIST FOR SICKING DOG ON NON-RUSSIANS

RECENTLY RELEASED NEO-NAZIS DETAINED AFTER BRAWL

DON COSSACKS FORM UNIT TO FIGHT 'SECTS' 

TWO ANTISEMITIC INCIDENTS IN DAGESTAN

NEO-NAZIS CHARGED WITH MURDER

MORE VIOLENCE AGAINST MINORITIES IN UKRAINE

VANDALS DEFACE HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL IN ARMENIA

CHECHENS FLEEING TO POLAND DETAINED AT GERMAN BORDER

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, YOUNG PUTIN'S MODUS OPERANDI * * *


KARIMOV WINS UZBEK ELECTIONS OSCE CALLS UNDEMOCRATIC
Putin Congratulates His "Ally and Partner"

1. ANOTHER SHAM ELECTION IN CENTRAL ASIA'S MOST POPULOUS NATION

2. FORMER DISSIDENT REJECTED IN RUSSIAN PRESIDENTIAL RACE

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