New on MINELRES web site


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Subject: New on MINELRES web site

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New on MINELRES web site



Dear MINELRES list members, 

Here is the next info about new links and materials recently added to
the MINELRES web site:

Reports and publications: 

- OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities: Report on the
linguistic rights of persons belonging to national minorities in the
OSCE area, March 1999
http://www.osce.org/hcnm/documents/linguistic_rights/report.html

- OSCE HCNM Report on the situation of Roma and Sinti in the OSCE
area, March 2000 (in .PDF)
http://www.osce.org/hcnm/documents/report_roma_sinti_2000.pdf  

- Memorial Human Rights Centre report on Compliance of the Russian
Federation with the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of
Racial Discrimination, January 2000
http://www.memo.ru/hr/discrim/ethnic/disce00.htm

- Union of Councils for Soviet Jews (UCSJ) report on Antisemitism,
Xenophobia and Religious Persecution in Russia's Regions, 1998-1999
http://www.FSUMonitor.com/99report/index.shtml   

- Deflecting international protection by treaty: bilateral and
multilateral accords on extradition, readmission and the
inadmissibility of asylum requests, by Karin Landgren. June 1999
http://www.unhcr.ch/refworld/pub/wpapers/wpno10.htm
(very interesting critical analysis of nowadays' European system of
the refugee protection)

- Media and Conflicts in the Transcaucasus, by The European Institute
for the Media, February 1999
http://www.internews.ru/books/transcaucasus/

 
NGOs / Research projects

- just to remind: Balkan Academic News, a founding member of COMIR,
has recently opened its new website at
http://www.seep.ceu.hu/balkans/

- Diversity Online: IMRAX website on Racism, Xenophobia, Minority
Rights, and the Media
http://www.diversity-onLine.org/

- Diversity Training University International
http://www.diversityuintl.com/

- Institute of Ethnology Jagiellonian University, Krakèw
http://www.uj.edu.pl/IE/

- I CARE - Internet Centre Anti-Racism Europe 
http://www.icare.to/

- Institute of Race Relations, UK: Online Resources: Racism and
Fascism around Europe 
http://www.homebeats.co.uk/resources/europe.htm
 
- Human Rights Without Frontiers
http://www.hrwf.net/English/english.html

- Centre for the Study of South Eastern Europe, University of Wales
http://www.swan.ac.uk/cssee/cssee.htm

- Russia votes: "This website gives the latest VCIOM public opinion
polls of the Russian population from Murmansk to Vladivostok - and
trend results too"
http://www.russiavotes.org/

- Free Serbia. Other voices from Serbia: News, comments and more
http://www.freeserbia.org/


In the 'Publications page', a new sub-chapter 'Selected mailing lists'
has been opened. It includes, in particular, the following discussion
lists/groups:

- Ethnopolitics discussion list
http://www.mailbase.ac.uk/lists/ethnopolitics/

- South Eastern Europe-Wales discussion list
http://www.mailbase.ac.uk/lists/se-europe-wales/ 

- RUS-NAT: a cross-disciplinary list devoted to the discussion of
Russian nationalism, the Russian national consciousness and similar
topics
http://www.mailbase.ac.uk/lists/rus-nat/

- H-SAE: an e-mail discussion list affiliated to the Society for the
Anthropology of Europe
http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~sae/disclist/index.html 


Besides, new link is added to the Periodicals page: 

- Peace Magazine
http://www.peacemagazine.org/ 


Some new links to Roma related pages: 

- The Romani-Project, Austria
http://www-gewi.kfunigraz.ac.at/romani/index.en.html

- International Romanes institute
http://iri.gq.nu/

- The Patrin Web Journal: Romani Rights
http://www.geocities.com/~patrin/rights.htm


Relevant new materials from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council
of Europe:

- Recommendation 1455 (2000) Repatriation and integration of the
Tatars of Crimea
http://stars.coe.fr/ta/ta00/erec1455.htm

- Recommendation 1440 (2000) Restrictions on asylum in the member
states of the Council of Europe and the European Union
http://stars.coe.fr/ta/ta00/erec1440.htm 

- Repatriation and integration of the Tatars of Crimea. Report on
behalf of the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Demography.
Rapporteur: Lord Ponsonby, United Kingdom, Socialist Group. Doc. 8655,
18 February 2000 
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc00/edoc8655.htm

- Restrictions on asylum in the member states of the Council of Europe
and the European Union. Report on behalf of the Committee on
Migration, Refugees and Demography. Rapporteur: Boriss Cilevics,
Latvia, Socialist Group. Doc. 8598, 21 December 1999,
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc99/edoc8598.htm


Motions for recommendation/resolution: 

- Technological strategies linked to the multicultural and
multilingual aspects of the development of the information society in
Europe. Doc. 8740, 12 May 2000. Motion for a recommendation
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc00/edoc8740.htm

- Emergency humanitarian aid for the displaced Kurdish population of
Turkey. Doc. 8723, 15 April 2000. Motion for a recommendation
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc00/edoc8723.htm

- Free movement of persons in Europe. Doc. 8714, 13 April 2000. Motion
for a recommendation
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc00/edoc8714.htm

- Cs÷ngè culture. Doc. 8713, 13 April 2000. Motion for a resolution 
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc00/edoc8713.htm

- Elimination of religious dicrimination against Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Doc. 8649, 7 February 2000. Motion for a resolution
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc00/edoc8649.htm 

- Sporting rights of the Turkish Cypriot people. Doc. 8648, 7 February
2000. Motion for a resolution
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc00/edoc8648.htm

- Freedom of movement for the residents of Latvia and Estonia. Doc.
8647, 4 February 2000. Motion for a recommendation
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc00/edoc8647.htm 

- Freedom of movement in Europe. Doc. 8644, 4 February 2000. Motion
for a recommendation
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc00/edoc8644.htm 

- Self-determination and national integrity. Doc. 8575, 6 October
1999. Motion for a resolution
http://stars.coe.fr/doc/doc99/edoc8575.htm


Finally, on Latvia page, the list of differences between the rights of
Latvian citizens and permanent resident non-citizens, compiled and
updated by the Latvian Human Rights Committee, with detailed comments,
is now available online:
http://www.riga.lv/minelres/count/non_cit-rights_1.htm
http://www.riga.lv/minelres/count/non_cit-rights_2.htm

Boris & Boris

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