MINELRES: Bigotry Monitor: Volume 8, Numbers 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 (content)

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Volume 8, Number 26
Friday, June 27, 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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TAJIKISTAN RAZES ITS ONLY SYNAGOGUE BUT PHILANTHROPIST MAY BUILD ANOTHER

FOUR YOUTHS FOUND GUILTY OF BURNING A MAN TO DEATH

NEO-NAZI KILLS HOMELESS MAN

MOSCOW PROSECUTORS END INVESTIGATION OF AN ATTACK ON A MUSLIM WOMAN

RACIST BOMB SCARE DISRUPTS TATAR CULTURAL FESTIVAL

ARSON DESTROYS PROTESTANT CHURCH NEAR ST. PETERSBURG

CEMETERY VANDALS SENTENCED FOR ETHNIC HATTED

PROSECUTORS WARN SCHOOL PRINCIPALS TO INFORM ON NEO-NAZI STUDENTS

FREEDOM HOUSE CALLS RUSSIA REGIONAL LEADER OF ANTIDEMOCRATIC FORCES

FIFTH MURDER OF FOREIGN STUDENT IN KIEV THIS YEAR

ANTISEMITIC VANDAL SENTENCED IN BERDICHEV, UKRAINE
 
WEB SITES OF CENTRAL ASIA UNITE AGAINST CENSORSHIP

RACIST CRIME RISES IN EU

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, MEDVEDEV'S PROMISES * * * 

SNAPSHOTS OF LIFE IN RUSSIA
Expect the Unexpected

1. POLICE SEIZE VIDEO ARCHIVE ON YELTSIN ON A BUSY MOSCOW STREET

2. RUSSIAN ORTHODOX FUNDAMENTALISTS CLASH WITH PRO-KREMLIN YOUTHS

3. WILL THE OPPOSITION DIALOGUE AND COOPERATE WITH THE KREMLIN? 

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Volume 8, Number 25
Friday, June 20, 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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THREE MEN CHARGED IN POLITKOVSKAYA MURDER

OFFICIALS CONFIRM AUTHENTICITY OF NEO-NAZI EXECUTION VIDEO

MOSCOW POLICE NAB NEO-NAZIS SUSPECTED IN 20 MURDERS

YOUTHS ATTACK CENTRAL ASIAN CARETAKERS IN MOSCOW DORM

RACIST ATTACK AND ROBBERY IN LIPETSK

RACIST ASSAULT IN ROSTOV

ANTISEMITES BEAT JEWISH MAN IN VOLZHSKY

RUSSIAN ACADEMIC ACCEPTS ‘BLOOD LIBEL’ IN STATE-SPONSORED PROGRAM

NEW UKRAINIAN EXTREMIST GROUP THREATENS JEWS AND MINORITIES

AZERI POLICE RAID JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES SECOND TIME THIS MONTH

EU PARLIAMENT TIGHTENS RULES ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

SPAIN OFFERS BENEFITS TO LEGAL MIGRANTS IF THEY RETURN HOME

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, YUSHCHENKO ADAMANT ON NATO MEMBERSHIP * * *


POLLS SHOW A MIXED BATCH OF CHANGES IN RUSSIAN ATTITUDES 
More Tolerance of Dissenters, More Hatred of Migrants 

1. MAJORITY APPROVES STREET DEMONSTRATIONS

2. ETHNIC HATRED RISES

3. RUSSIANS SEE THEIR HISTORY AS THE GREATEST SOURCE OF PRIDE

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Volume 8, Number 24 
Friday, June 13, 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 
___________________________________________________________  

53 HATE CRIME SUSPECTS ARRESTED THIS YEAR SO FAR, INTERIOR MINISTRY SAYS

SUSPECTS IN TWO MURDERS ARRESTED

NEO-NAZI MOB HUNTS FOR MINORITIES IN ROSTOV

RACIST ATTACK IN YAROSLAVL

KALININGRAD POLICE DETAIN SUSPECTS IN ATTACK ON BLACK LAWYER

SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED AS VANDALS OF A JEWISH CEMETERY

THREE SUSPECTED OF ATTACKING CHUBAI'S CAR ACQUITTED

ONE 'MURDER VIDEO' VICTIM IDENTIFIED BUT NO SUSPECT ARRESTED

UZBEKS ARREST HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST

EU ASKED FOR JOINT COMMEMORATION OF VICTIMS OF STALIN AND HITLER

SERBIA NABS TOP WAR CRIMES SUSPECT

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, RUSSIA'S GRAND PLAN * * * 

MORE ASSERTIVENESS IN THE KREMLIN - AND AMONG RUSSIA'S MINORITIES
The New Mood Is Combative, Not Conciliatory

1. RUSSIA AS THE WORLD'S FINANCIAL CENTER? 

2. CALL ON PEOPLES OF THE CAUCASUS TO UNITE

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Volume 8, Number 23 
Friday, June 6, 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 
___________________________________________________________  

KGB SMEARS AMERICAN LAWYER ZELTSER WITH DRUG POSSESSION

MEDVEDEV DROPS LAW SEEKING MORE RESTRAINT ON THE NEWS MEDIA

ONE KILLED IN RUSSIAN-CHECHEN BRAWL IN KRASNODAR

15 INJURED IN INTER-ETHNIC BRAWL IN MOSCOW

LAWYER WHO WON A CASE FOR FORMER NGO LEADER BRUTALLY BEATEN

POLICE CHARGED WITH BEATING AND TORTURING SUSPECT

NEO-NAZIS ATTACK ANTI-FASCISTS IN BRYANSK

TWO FOREIGN STUDENTS SET UPON IN ST. PETERSBURG

NEO-NAZI GANG BATTERS AZERI IN MOSCOW

ARSON AND GRAFFITI IN DZHERZHINSK SYNAGOGUE

IN MOSCOW, NEO-NAZIS ASSAULT GAY RIGHTS MARCH

IN TATARSTAN, NEO-NAZIS CONVICTED

CRIMINAL CASE OPENED INTO STIRRING INTERETHNIC ENMITY ON THE INTERNET

EX-MVD HEAD BLAMES MIGRANTS FOR CRIME AND DAMAGING ECONOMY

BELARUS KGB TARGETS HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS

MOB BLOCKS CHRISTIAN BURIAL IN KYRGYZSTAN

EU FAILING HUMAN RIGHTS AT HOME AND ABROAD, SAYS AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, RUSSIAN OFFICIALS EXPLOIT XENOPHOBIA * * * 

ITALY'S POLITICS OF FEAR
Premier Berlusconi Goes Tough on Those Who Make His People Afraid


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Volume 8, Number 22 
Friday, May 30, 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 
___________________________________________________________  

AMERICAN LAWYER DETAINED IN BELARUS NOW FACES DRUG CHARGES

UKRAINIAN HUMAN RIGHTS LEADER ATTACKED AND BEATEN

NEO-NAZIS ATTACK ANTI-FASCISTS

ST. PETERSBURG COURT SENTENCES ANTI-FASCISTS

THREE NEO-NAZIS CONVICTED FOR MURDERING TWO HOMELESS MEN

MURDERERS OF UZBEK COUPLE IN MOSCOW WERE NEO-NAZIS

PROSECUTORS CALL FOR PUNISHING SCHOOL PRINCIPALS FOR PROTECTING
NEO-NAZIS

HATE CRIME CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST ATTACKERS OF JEWISH SCHOOL

NEO-NAZIS SENTENCED FOR HATE CRIMES

EXTREMISTS THREATEN RUSSIAN WOMEN WHO MARRY NON-SLAVS

DAGESTANI EDITOR FOUND GUILTY OF INCITING AGAINST JEWS

TAMBOV GOVERNOR CALLS FOR VIOLENCE AGAINST GAYS

MORE NEO-NAZI ATTACKS ON BELARUS OPPOSITIONISTS

UZBEK STATE MEDIA KEEPS UP INCITEMENT OF INTOLERANCE

BRITAIN AND HOLLAND THREATEN TO PULL OUT OF DURBAN II


* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, WINNING EUROVISION CONTEST GIVES RUSSIA A BREAK
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PROMISES, PROMISES
Searching for Signs of Positive Change in Russia Calls for Patience

1. MEDVEDEV EVADES QUESTIONS BY JOURNALIST UNION BOSS

2. HIGH COURT FINDS SMUGGLING CHARGE AGAINST NGO HEAD UNCONSTITUTIONAL

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