MINELRES: Bigotry Monitor: Volume 3, Number 20 (content)

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Volume 3, Number 20
Friday, May 23, 2003

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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KREMLIN PLEDGES TOUGH REACTION TO EXTREMISM

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Recent developments suggest that the Russian government has at last
begun to confront extremists and to insist on enforcing the law of the
land against ethnic and religious hatred.

1. RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT CANCELS REGISTRATION OF ANTISEMITIC PARTY

2. TOUGH PRISON SENTENCES FOR ANTISEMITIC PUBLISHERS IN SARATOV

3. PROSECUTOR OPENS CRIMINAL CASES AGAINST NATIONALIST PUBLICATIONS

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SKINHEAD ATTACKS ON NON-RUSSIANS CONTINUE, POLICE CHARGES HOOLIGANISM

NATIONAL BOLSHEVIKS WARN EMBASSIES ABOUT INCIDENTS

LAST MAY'S INVESTIGATION OF BOOBY-TRAPPED SIGN IS CLOSED

DUMA DEPUTY NOMINATES ANTISEMITIC ACTIVIST AS HUMAN RIGHTS OMBUDSMAN

KIEV WEEKLY CHARGES NEO-NAZISM AND ANTISEMITISM, GETS BIG FINE FOR LIBEL

* * * QUOTE OF THE WEEK: AN AMNESTY FOR COOKS * * * 

WRESTLING WITH ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

1. Greek Foreign Minister Dissents

2. Italy Resists the Influx

3. Russia Is to Extend Legal Protection to Tajik Migrants

4. Killed in Kirov
 
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