Stories about Blogger Profiles from July, 2007
GV's Cambodian author Tharum Bun interviews Borin Ly, an Internet enthusiast and an avid blogger. Borin talks about his blogging experience and his motivations for creating the blog. Cambodia has a very active blogging scene, with more and more young people going online. People who have just started blogging might find Borin's blogging tips handy.
South East Asia based Indian blogger Rana find parallels in Malaysia's crackdown on bloggers and Indira Gandhi's muzzling of Indian press in the 1970s.
Bracuta [ES] links to a recent article in the newspaper Listín Diario dedicated to blogs in the Dominican Republic.
Blogger Nathaniel Tan who was detained last Friday by the police is now back at home.
Malaysian blogger Nat Tan has been arrested for a comment published on one of his blog posts last year. His Laptop and desktop were seized. Tan has been remanded for four days, until Tuesday, to facilitate investigation under the Official Secrets Act (OSA).
The blog of the Tunisian journalist and blogger Slim Boukhdhir has been hacked and deleted. The work seems to be done by the same group of hackers who are targeting Tunisian opposition websites and blogs. Last weeks, the website of the Progressive Democratic Party (a legal opposition political party) has...
Malaysian bloggers are reporting that fellow blogger Nathaniel Tan was detained by the police earlier today. Malaysian bloggers including Nathanial's younger sister are monitoring the situation and trying to gather support for the blogger's release.
José Joaquín of Anecdotario [ES] invites Guatemalan bloggers to a meet-up on July 20.
A. Adam from Libya checks his blogging addiction here.
Amin from Tunisia announces the launch of the Arab Youth Blogger portal here.
In this week's round-up from Egypt, jailed blogger Karim Amer sends a letter from prison, Wael Abbas gets intimidated by security forces over the phone, a new Baha'i rights website is launched, and a belly dancing festival concludes in Cairo and more.
“The Oman Community Blog has been unleashed to the public as a ‘beta’ stage. You now have the opportunity to see what the blog looks like and what it aims to be and make any possible suggestions as a reader or perhaps still have that last chance for yourself to...
Zola has come to Hong Kong to report on the 10th anniversary of reunification under the interlocals.net's international citizen reporter fellowship project. His first day report is about inmediahk.net and second day about the rallies on July 1 (zh).
Blogger Ahmad Sherif has posted an English translation of Egyptian police intimidation targeting Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas and threatening him to stop publishing articles and videos criticizing President Mubarak and his son Gamal. “These are certainly not the ways of a nation sitting at the United Nation’s Council for Human...
A Fatih Sayud introduces Indonesian blogger Tasa Nugraza Barley in his latest post. Fatih Sayud considers Tasa Nugraza as an impartial and credible Indonesian blogger.