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· September, 2007

Stories about Blogger Profiles from September, 2007

Arabeyes: Meet Maryanne Stroud Gabbani

Egypt-based blogger Maryanne Stroud Gabbani started blogging in 2003 at the age of 54, after becoming frustrated with trying to answer people individually regarding how it was that she was...

Colombia: Blogs y Polas 3

Medallo Bloguero [ES] posts pictures of the recent Blogs y Polas 3 blogger get-together.

South Africa: Blogger to be IT Personality of the year?

South African blogger, Vincent Maher, has been shortlisted as one of the ten finalists for the IT Personality of the Year Awards.

Cambodia: Blogging from Siem Reap

Cambodian blogger and Global Voices Author Tharum Bun talks to fellow blogger Vireak from Seam Reap. Tharum asks Vireak about his motivations for starting and maintaining his blog. Vireak shares...

Hong Kong: Blogger Gathering

Ibrahim El-Mouelhy from Outblaze blogs about the web and blogger gathering in September 18: over 80 people signed up at the wiki event page and around 70 showed up. For...

Bolivia: The Importance of a Gathering

Bloggers from across Bolivia met one another for the first time, on September 1, when the first gathering of "Bloguivianos" took place in the city of Santa Cruz. Bolivia is...

Colombia: Medeatón For Pop!Tech 2007

Global Voices author Juliana Rincón aka Medea was recently invited to the Pop!Tech conference next month. However, the scholarship did not cover much of the travel expenses to Maine. As...

Egyptian blogger arrested and prevented from covering a taxi drivers strike

Mahmoud Chachtawi, Egyptian blogger and reporter of abna2masr.com website, has been arrested during a taxi drivers strike he was covering. After detaining him for four hours, the police released him...

Russian LiveJournal blogger could face three-year sentence

The 23-year old Russian blogger, Dmitry Shirinkin, who wrote a fiction story on his blog inspired by the Virginia Tech shooting, could face up to three years in prison. In...

Bolivia: Five Year Blog Anniversary

Bolivian blogger Miguel Centellas celebrates five years of blogging over the course of two blogs Ciao! and Pronto*.

Bahrain: Meet more bloggers!

On 1st September Bahraini bloggers held their monthly get-together, but this time with a new time and day, and a change of venue. There were nine people present, some of...

Egyptian blogger Monem threatened again

Egyptian blogger and journalist Abdel Monem Mahmoud, who has been released in June 2007 after 46 days imprisonment in Southern Cairo Torah prison, is “facing detention threats [again]. Both as...

Bolivia: Gathering of Bloguivianos

On September 1, Bolivian bloggers from across the country and some from abroad will gather in Santa Cruz for the first annual gathering of “Bloguivianos” This gathering will provide the...

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