MINELRES: Bigotry Monitor: Volume 9, Numbers 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 (content)

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Volume 9, Number 15
April 17, 2009

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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NGOS FACE NEEDLESS RESTRAINTS, MEDVEDEV ADMITS

RUSSIAN POLICE UNIVERSITY PULLS ANTISEMITIC TEXTBOOK

COURT SURPRISES BY RULING IN FAVOR OF HARE KRISHNAS

POLICE BUST NEO-NAZI GANG

SLAP ON THE WRIST FOR MAN WHOSE FAKE BOMB THREATENED A SYNAGOGUE

ADVENTISTS THREATENED WITH 'EXTREME MEASURES' 

RACISTS ATTACK TAJIK WOMAN ON MOSCOW METRO

JEWISH AND RUSSIAN ORTHODOX GRAVESTONES VANDALIZED

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DEFACED IN DRANCY, FRANCE

GERMAN NEO-NAZI PARTY FACES INTERNAL STRIFE AND FINANCIAL RUIN

CLINTON, HELSINKI COMMISSION OBSERVE 'INTERNATIONAL ROMA DAY' 


* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, STABILITY CANNOT BE TRADED FOR DEMOCRACY * * * 
  

CHECHEN CHIEF KADYROV, THE RISING STAR OF RUSSIAN POLITICS
His Suspected Hit Men Work across Europe and Asia

1. RUSSIAN PUNDIT WARNS ABOUT KADYROV'S 'TRIUMPHAL RISE' 

2. KADYROV'S MEN GUN DOWN HIS ENEMIES, CRITICS SAY

3. 'I AM NOT A TRAITOR,' KADYROV SAYS AND BLAMES THE U.S. FOR THE WAR

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Volume 9, Number 14
April 3, 2009

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 London summit of 20 industrialized nations brought together for the
first time two new presidents, both former lawyers in their 40s. The
phrase they used to describe their future relations is "close
cooperation." They agreed to negotiate a new treaty limiting long-range
nuclear missiles to replace a pact that expires this year. They left for
later the discussion of their differences.

1. NEGOTIATIONS ON ARMS CONTROL TO BEGIN, NOTHING ELSE IS SETTLED

2. RUSSIAN EXPERT: U.S., RUSSIA TO VIE FOR INFLUENCE BUT RULES MAY
EMERGE

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RUSSIA'S POLICE MINISTRY PUBLISHES NEW ANTISEMITIC TRACT

U.S. DUMPS BUSH POLICY AND WILL JOIN U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

RACISTS STAB TWO AZERIS IN MOSCOW

NEO-NAZIS GET SLAP ON WRIST FOR VANDALIZING JEWISH SCHOOL

KADYROV FOE, A 'HERO OF RUSSIA' LIKE HIS TWO BROTHERS, KILLED IN DUBAI

BOATS SINK OFF LIBYAN COAST, A HUNDRED MIGRANTS DROWN

GERMANY BANS NEO-NAZI GROUP TARGETING YOUTH


* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, EX-SOVIET AREAS NEED A FRIEND * * * 


NO LET-UP IN VICIOUS ASSAULTS ON RUSSIAN OPPOSITIONISTS
The Assailants Go Unpunished

1. HUMAN RIGHTS LEADER SEVERELY BEATEN IN MOSCOW

2. POLICE BEAT AND ARREST ANTI-XENOPHOBIA ACTIVISTS

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Volume 9, Number 13
March 27, 2009

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
___________________________________________________________

STATE DUMA MEMBERS ATTACK NGOS; HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS ALARMED

NEO-NAZI GANG SENT TO PRISON

NEW GROUP PLANS SELF-DEFENSE UNITS FOR MIGRANT WORKERS

RABBI'S EXPULSION OUTRAGES RUSSIAN JEWS

FIVE NEO-NAZIS ON TRIAL IN VORONEZH

POLICE FRAMED YOUTH CONVICTED OF HATE CRIME, PROTESTERS SAY

OMBUDSMAN WARNS OF INCREASED RACISM IN UKRAINE

EUROPEAN SUPPORT FOR DURBAN II UP IN THE AIR

EU PARLIAMENT LIKELY TO BLOCK FRENCH FAR-RIGHT LEADER'S CHAIRMANSHIP
 
* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, 'SNARLING NATIONALISM' IN THE RUSSIAN CHURCH *
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PRESSING THE RESET BUTTON IS NOT ENOUGH
Neither Russia nor Belarus Changes Its Ways

1. RUSSIA OBJECTS TO EU'S OVERTURE TO SIX EX-SOVIET STATES

2. BELARUS OPPOSITION LEADER OBJECTS TO EU'S APPROACH TO LUKASHENKO

3. U.S. DIPLOMAT CALLS ON RUSSIA TO RESPECT ITS NEIGHBORS' SOVEREIGNTY

4. POST COLUMNIST: RESET BUTTON DOES NOT WORK WITH RUSSIA

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Volume 9, Number 12
March 20, 2009

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
___________________________________________________________

SOVA: THIS FEBRUARY RACIST VIOLENCE DROPPED, COMPARED TO 2008

NEO-NAZIS SUSPECTED OF MURDERING TAJIK

RACISTS ATTACK AZERI IN YAROSLAVL

ISRAELI FALLS VICTIM TO A POSSIBLE HATE CRIME IN MOSCOW

COURT SENDS FOUR TO PRISON FOR HATE CRIME MURDER

OPPOSITION ACTIVIST FORCED INTO PSYCHIATRIC CLINIC

FUNDS DECLINE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS

BELARUS REARRESTS U.S. RESIDENT AFTER COMPLETION OF HER SENTENCE

NASHI ACTIVIST ADMITS 2007 HACKER ATTACK ON ESTONIAN WEB SITES

AUTHORITIES WARN UZBEKS WITH CHRISTIAN RELATIVES: 'YOUR DEAD WILL NOT BE
BURIED' 

HAGUE WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL ASKS FOR AN EXTENSION OF TWO YEARS

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, ARMED CONFLICTS THREATEN RUSSIA * * * 


BIPARTISAN REPORT URGES OBAMA TO PURSUE A MIDDLE WAY IN RUSSIA POLICY
Experts and Politicians Hammer out a Consensus More Broad than Deep

1. CANCEL JACKSON-VANIK

2. CHIEF U.S. INTEREST: RATIONAL RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT

3. A LIST OF NO'S

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Volume 9, Number 11
March 13, 2009

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
___________________________________________________________

As the future of protest and a return to the past are intensely debated
in Russian society, leaders focus on countering extremism.

1. LEADING POLLSTER: 44% OF RUSSIANS WISH TO RETURN TO SOVIET SYSTEM

2. THREAT OF SOCIAL UNREST ON THE RISE

3. MEDVEDEV PLEDGES TO FIGHT EXTREMISM 'MOST DECISIVELY' 

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RUSSIAN NATIONALIST MOVEMENT GETTING LARGER AND WEALTHIER

OFF-DUTY MOSCOW POLICE FIGHT OFF NEO-NAZI ATTACKERS

'DOZENS' OF TAJIKS WERE KILLED IN RUSSIA THIS YEAR, SAYS TAJIK LEADER

UKRAINE PARLIAMENT VOTES TO STIFFEN PENALTIES FOR HATE CRIMES

BELARUS HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST DIES IN APPARENT SUICIDE

RIGA CITY COUNCIL BANS SS LEGIONNAIRES' MARCH

LITHUANIA TO PAY JEWISH COMMUNITY $41 MILLION FOR SEIZED PROPERTY

POPE ISSUES ANOTHER CLARIFICATION ON HOLOCAUST-DENYING BISHOP

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, THE NEED FOR A SERIOUS REVIEW * * * 


TO 'RESET' OR TO 'OVERLOAD' U.S.-RUSSIAN RELATIONS IS THE QUESTION Or
Does Hillary Clinton's Agenda Call for an Unload?

1. A GOOF THAT BAFFLES MINDS

2. CLINTON UNDERCUTS HER OWN STATE DEPARTMENT

3. OBAMA-MEDVEDEV SUMMIT SET FOR APRIL 1

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