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Questioning the role of UK nationalism

This article, written by an English democrat campainger is an interesting read, not only in his criticism of Plaid Cymru, but of his viewpoint in situating general nationalist sentiment within the uk

http://waleshome.org/2010/06/is-plaid-cymru-a-serious-nationalist-party/

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Dear All,

We, a Central Asian diaspora in Scotland and friends, are organising a charity event to raise funds for victims of the recent “ethnic” conflict in the south of Kyrgyzstan.

To learn more about this conflict, please visit:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia_pacific/10325589.stm

Please do come along! The programme of the event is very interesting and includes: a fair of Central Asian jewellery and craft, a Central Asian disco, food, a raffle, and a performance of the band “Thank You So Nice” , and a Kyrgyz movie.

The suggested donation is £ 5.

The date is 25 June, Friday from 6 pm. The venue is the Counting House, next to the Pear Tree, in Edinburgh.

If you can’t make it to the event but would like to make a donation, please visit http://www.kg-nomad.com

Kanykei Bayalieva
kanykey.jailobaeva@gmail.com

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“The Hungarian parliament, which is overwhelmingly dominated by centre-right party Fidesz following April national elections, yesterday (26 May) passed a law making it easier for ethnic Hungarians living abroad to obtain Hungarian citizenship.” … “Almost simultaneously, Slovakia voted to amend its own citizenship law, stripping anyone of their Slovak citizenship if they apply for Hungarian nationality.”

For the full article, see:

http://www.euractiv.com/en/enlargement/hungary-citizenship-law-fuels-slovak-resentment-news-494553

A more recent follow-up article at:

http://www.euractiv.com/en/enlargement/hungary-accused-meddling-slovak-poll-news-495126

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