Several people emailed in last night and today with a link to the Observer newspaper today, which has a full page piece on British Asians going to India for abortions and sex selection. This somewhat follows on from the Lancet study written about by Rohin. More sickening stuff. [hat tip Jay Singh]
Barbie has apparently caught on in the Middle East, but not as we know her. Whether this is good or bad news, I’m not sure. [cheers El Cid]
The British Chinese Community is also profiled in the Sunday Times today, worth reading, courtesy of Jay Singh.
News that Pakistan is still not letting Mukhtar Mai speak freely caught Sepia Mutiny’s attention.
The Apollo Project ranked us among top liberal blog pieces in 2005.
Sorry for the brief roundup. I’ve just managed to catch up on email and start reading the blogosphere again – my net connection is all over the place. Tim Worstall has his weekly Britblog roundup though.
As ever, use the comments section to link to any interesting articles and please keep sending in your links.
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