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Number 1, 2005 Diaspora in focus

2005 01To be sown out over the whole world – a definition of the word Diaspora? Yes, if you look at the literal origin of this Greek word, ‘speiro’ means to sow and ‘dia’ over. But think of Jews, Armenians, Kurds, Palestinians and Sudanese, just to mention a few examples, and history, past and present…
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This issue of New Routes contains the following articles:
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Potential peace actors outside their home land By Wolfram Zunzer
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Reducing poverty -worsening brain drain By Yacob Tesfai
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Palestinian Diaspora: Part of the problem, part of the solution By Margret Johannsen
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After fourteen years and thirteen attempts By Shane Quinn
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Hope for peace across the whole country By Basil NS Nyama
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No democracy without the people By Hans Romkema
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