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· January, 2008

Stories about Blogger Profiles from January, 2008

Bahrain: Washington Date for Blogger

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif has been invited to speak at the Rand Corporation Conference, being held in Washington DC, next month.

Blogger of the Week: Salam Adil

Global Voices Online kicks off a series of weekly interviews with the bloggers and cyberactivists who amplify the voices of citizen journalists in their countries on this site. Our first...

South Africa: 2008 South Africa Blog Awards

Cherryflava announces the 2008 South Africa Blog Awards: “This year's SA Blog Awards site is now live – with initial nominations opening up on the site on Monday 11 February...

Uganda: Bloggers Happy Hour

Darlyne shares her experience at the first 2008 Uganda Bloggers Happy Hour: “And so it was, BHH I mean and it rocked. I was the first one there as I...

Australia: Top Blogs

The Blogger at Dipping into the Blogpond has compiled a list of top 100 Australian blogs based on the blogs Alexa and Technorati rankings. (via Endverse)

Syria: campaign to release Syrian blogger Tarek Baiasi

Bloggers in Syria are running an online campaign to raise awareness about the case of the 23 years old Syrian blogger, Tarek Baiasi, who has been arrested since July 7th,...

China: Car Accident at Xiamen University

QienKuen reads the news about a military car knocking down a student in Xiamen university campus from the school BBS (zh).

Saudi blogger Alfarhan detained for violating rules not related to state security

Responding to repeated requests for comment with a brief cellphone text message, a spokesperson for the Saudi Interior Ministry, confirmed yesterday that blogger Fouad Alfarhan was being held for “interrogation...

Japan: Top blogger calls it quits, again

Asiajin reports that Wakatsuki Chinatsu, Japan's top blogger, who in late November declared that she would take a break from blogging only to change her mind [ja] shortly thereafter, has...

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