· November, 2006

Stories about Blogger Profiles from November, 2006

Arabisc: Best Blog Awards Winners and Recurring Nightmares

  14 November 2006

Arabic blogs are making their mark on the international blogging scene, with more writers and commentators taking to their keyboards and enjoying the thrill of the instant publication of their ideas away from government censorship, newspaper censorship and self-censorship! The BOBS – Best of the Blogs Awards 2006 highlighted a...

Bahrain: Mahmood Blog Unblocked!

  2 November 2006

Mahmood's blogs was officially unblocked today. He had to make some concessions in order to lift the ban on his site; specifically, he removed few posts and all attendant comments on those articles until the related case discussed in them expire. The gag order related to the case was issued...

Blogging Tunisia: Good News and Bad News

  2 November 2006

The good news is that Tunisia won't bomb Aljazeera TV channel. It just has put an end to its diplomatic representation in Qatar and shut down its embassy in Doha. That's what Arab regimes can do, has Houssein noticed [Fr], when they loose a battle in the information war against...

Celebrating Eid ul-Fitr the Blogger Way

  1 November 2006

Some Indonesian bloggers still talk about Eid ul-Fitr, or something to do with it, days after it passed for various reasons. Agus Setiawan at Blogonesia, for example, discusses the recent fatwa (religious decree) made recently by Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the largest Indonesian Muslim organisation, in which it stated that watching...

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