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· June, 2006

Stories about Blogger Profiles from June, 2006

Reporters Without Borders: How They Protect Bloggers & How You Can Help

Last month, Global Voices launched its Help These Bloggers page, signaling the organization's entry into blogger advocacy. (Find out how to add our advocacy badge to your website here.) Although...

Ethiopia: Hi-tec war against bloggers

Ethiopian Life comments on Ethiopia's crackdown against bloggers at home and in the Diaspora….”An office is being opened at the old airport area in Addis Ababa to conduct this warfare....

Kenya: Big brother watching bloggers

Thinkers Room reports from Kenya that “bloggers are now on the government radar”

Indonesia Growing Good Blogs, Hatemails and Asia Blog Awards

Indonesia blogosphere this last two years has witnessed the growing and heartening development of good blogging and quality bloggers to cheer about. This, for most reason, due to the emergence...

Egypt: Alaa Released, Finally

Good News! Alaa's wife, Manal, reports that her husband was finally released. He will be back home tomorrow morning or maximum by Thursday. Congratulations Alaa!

Kenya: KBW

After a year of blogging, Girl in the Meadow tells us the KBW blogs she reads and why…

From the Kingdom of Cambodia to the United States of America

In July, Somongkol Teng will leave Cambodia for the United States to pursue a master's degree in Higher Education Administration. Under the US State Department's Fulbright grant Somongkol plans to...

Indonesia: World Cup Fever & Minister Blog

Despite Indonesia never reaches final round of Football/Soccer World Cup post-1945 of its independence, soccer has always been the most favorite sports ever in the country. So, no wonder then...

Interview with Leo Prieto

(he doesen't surf the internet, he dives into it!) Leo Prieto has blogger activism in his DNA. He has lived in countries like Thailand and Holland, and now resides in...

Kenya: African blogosphere

Kenyan Pundit sings the praises of an innovative and fast developing African blogoshphere.

Myanmar: Introducing Myanmar Blogs

Dathana at Nyein Chan Yar blog introduces other blogs by Myanmar bloggers both inside and outside the country.

Zimbabwe: Blogs under threat

Zimbabwean Pundit writing on Enough is Enough points to a series of links covering all the Zimbabwean blogs – blogs that would come under threat if the proposed IC Bill...

Ethiopia: Blocking cyberland

Carpe Diem Ethiopia has more to say on the blocking of blogs in Ethiopia and the low number of internet users in the country.

Botswana: Podcast

Blogswana publishes its first podcast “The Blogs Must Be Crazy” which gives a background to the project on blogging for AIDS in Botswana

Uganda: New Blogs

A whole new set of blogs out of Uganda published under the “Life in Africa” – The African blogosphere is bursting at the seams right now. Countries like Uganda previously...

Saudi Arabia: Eve's blog blocked

Saudi ISP have blocked SaudiEve's blog, and it is said that

Egypt: Alaa got a 3rd 15 days

Egyptian State Security renewed Alaa’s detention for another 15 days today (he already spent 30 days in prison) . His wife Manal visited him today and reports that he took...

Egypt: From Alaa to Bloggers

Alaa, in his new letter from his cell says that he thought he will be happy to meet the rest of the detained activists, but ended up in disappointment and...

Global Voices Podcast – An interview with Tel Aviv-based blogger Lisa Goldman

Lisa Goldman relocated from Canada to Tel Aviv, Israel some years ago. Lisa is a regular contributor to Global Voices and blogs about life in Israel — “everything from suicide...

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