MINELRES: Bigotry Monitor: Volume 9, Numbers 48, 49; Volume 10, Numbers 1, 2 (content)

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Volume 10, Number 2
January 15, 2010

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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RUSSIA'S RIOT POLICE 'OMON' TASKED TO ERADICATE ALL DISSENT

CRIMINAL CASE OPENED AGAINST KRASNODAR HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST

ARSONISTS TARGET JEHOVAH'S WITNESS PRAYER HALL AND BAPTIST CHURCH

MASKED MEN ROB APARTMENT RENTED TO UZBEK MIGRANTS

PROSECUTORS CHARGE NEO-NAZI GANG WITH EXTREMISM

KRASNOYARSK COURT REDUCES SENTENCE FOR FAR-RIGHT ACTIVIST

NEW LAW TO OFFER PRIVATELY EMPLOYED MIGRANTS LEGAL STATUS

RUSSIAN BLOGGER ACQUITTED OF EXTREMISM CHARGES

JEWISH GROUPS OPPOSE HONORING WWII ERA COSSACK ATAMAN

EUROPE'S COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF ROMA IN BULGARIAN POLICE BRUTALITY CASE

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, HOW RUSSIANS UNDERSTAND ALL BUT LACK POWER * *
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MIGRANTS AND MAFIOSI, LOCALS AND POLICE CLASH IN CALABRIA
Working and Living Conditions for Migrants in Southern Italy Remain
Inhuman

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Volume 10, Number 1
January 8, 2010

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 2009, a year that marked a further decline for the cause of
human rights in Russia, ended with a brutal police action against
peaceful demonstrators and harsh statements by leaders of the Russian
Orthodoxy, both deepening divisions between those in power and its
critics.

1. RIOT POLICE BREAK UP PEACEFUL RALLY, ALEXEYEVA AMONG THOSE ARRESTED

2. PATRIARCH KIRILL ENDORSES PUTIN'S ISOLATIONIST STANCE

3. RUSSIAN ORTHODOX LEADER URGES GOVERNMENT ACTION AGAINST 'SECTS'

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MOLDOVA BRINGS NO CHARGES AGAINST ANTISEMITIC MOB

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IN 2009, RUSSIAN COURTS RECOGNIZED 25% MORE HATE CRIMES THAN IN 2008

RUSSIAN MUSLIM GROUP CLAIMS ITS ACTIVIST KILLED ORTHODOX CLERGYMAN

RUSSIAN JEWISH GROUP REINSTATES ANTISEMITISM HOT LINE

BLAST IN ST. PETERSBURG APARTMENT TARGETS MIGRANTS

ROMA ARE VICTIMS OF EUROPE'S UNDECLARED APARTHEID, EXPERTS AGREE

NEO-NAZI BOMB PLOT IN SWEDEN LINKED TO THEFT OF AUSCHWITZ SIGN

GREEK SYNAGOGUE VICTIM OF ARSON ATTACK

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, HOW THE PRISONER DIED * * * 


DOES POPE BENEDICT DANCE A JEWISH TWO-STEP OR IS HE PULLING A PR TRICK?
A Jewish View and a Catholic View

POPE BUNDLES POPULAR JOHN PAUL WITH CONTROVERSIAL PIUS

BENEDICT'S GOAL: IMPROVE TIES WITH CATHOLIC RIGHT WING

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Volume 9, Number 49
December 30, 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
_______________________________________________________

JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES WIN RARE VICTORY IN RUSSIAN COURT

RUSSIAN POLICE FREE 15 KYRGYZ CHILDREN FORCED TO WORK IN FACTORY

SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS TOUGH SENTENCES FOR RACIST KILLERS

IN YEKATERINBURG, NEO-NAZIS ON TRIAL FOR HATE CRIMES INCLUDING MURDER

COURT SENTENCES YOUTH FOR RACIST ATTACK

SUSPECT IN BOMBING OF ORTHODOX CHURCH DETAINED

NEO-NAZIS FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES IN TOLYATTI

ANTI-HARE KRISHNA LEAFLET TAKEN OFF EXTREMISM LIST

ORTHODOX CHURCH TAKES A STEP FORWARD ON HOMOSEXUALITY

POLL FINDS MOST RUSSIANS REGRETTING USSR'S FALL

MOLDOVAN ORTHODOX CHURCH BLAMES JEWS FOR ANTISEMITIC RALLY

RIGHT-WING VIOLENCE IN GERMANY ON THE RISE

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, WHY MODERNIZATION FAILS IN RUSSIA * * * 


UCSJ MOURNS THE DEATH OF ITS NATIONAL DIRECTOR
Micah Naftalin Was a Passionate Advocate of Soviet Jewry and Human
Rights

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Volume 9, Number 48
December 18, 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 suspicious circumstances of a 37-year-old Moscow lawyer's death in
jail have prompted President Dmitry Medvedev to dismiss a slew of
high-ranking prison officials. But the question is whether he will also
go after the corrupt law enforcement officers who sent the lawyer to
jail on spurious charges.

1. MEDVEDEV FIRES 20 PRISON OFFICIALS

2. MEDVEDEV URGED TO ZERO IN ON WHY MAGNITSKY WAS ARRESTED

3. CANDID COMMENT: PRISON OFFICIALS DON'T THINK A PRISONER IS HUMAN

4. HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS URGE OVERHAUL OF PENITENTIARY SYSTEM

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EUROPE'S PARLIAMENT GIVES MEMORIAL TOP HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD

REIGN OF FEAR GRIPS CHECHNYA

SLAIN OPPOSITIONIST'S RELATIVES KILLED IN CAR BLAST

AZERBAIJAN: POLICE BEAT AND STRIP-SEARCH JEHOVAH'S WITNESS WOMAN, 71

HUNGARY'S HIGHEST COURT UPHOLDS DISBANDING OF RACIST GROUP

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK, OBAMA'S 'PRINCIPLED PRAGMATISM * * * 

RAGING RACISM
Xenophobia Sans Frontieres

1. ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS REMOVE MENORAH IN DOWNTOWN CHISINAU

2. MENORAH VANDALIZED IN RUSSIA

3. LITHUANIAN JUSTICE MINISTER DENIES COLLABORATION WITH THE NAZIS

4. ITALY'S CULTURE OF RACISM EXPOSED BY FANS' ABUSE OF BLACK SOCCER STAR

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