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· November, 2005

Stories about Breaking News from November, 2005

30 November 2005

Turning Point in Venezuelan Legislative Elections

Next Sunday, December 4, is election day for Venezuelan National Assembly deputies. The electoral race had been taking place without much ado from voters, and according polls projected abstention was...

27 November 2005

Iran:EarthQuake

(November 27 14:30 Brussels Time):According to BBC Several dead in south Iran quake :A powerful earthquake has hit southern Iran, damaging several villages and killing at least five people and...

24 November 2005

Don’t Bomb Us – A blog by Al Jazeera Staffers

I've just got a tip from a staff member at Al Jazeera that they have just started a blog. Don’t Bomb Us – A blog by Al Jazeera Staffers is...

22 November 2005

Global Voices wins a Best of the Blogs

Global Voices has won a Best of the Blogs award from Deutsche Welle. We're thrilled to be honored as the jury's choice for the Best Journalistic Blog in English. Other...

Bush threatend to bomb Al Jazeera

21 November 2005

Pakistan: Damage to Pakistani Nuclear Facilities because of Quake

Pakistan: Damage to Pakistani Nuclear Facilities because of Quake

18 November 2005

WSIS: Circumventing censorship and staying safe

Here is a picture from the workshop on secure communications and anonymous blogging conducted by my colleague Ethan Zuckerman, Dmitri Vitaliev of Frontline Defenders, Wojtek Bogusz of the Tactical Technology...

17 November 2005

WSIS: Defending Freedom of Speech in Tunisia

Despite the odds, we managed to pull off our “Expression Under Repression” seminar here at the World Summit For Internet and Society. This was largely thanks to the strong spine...

Video Blog from WSIS: Negroponte's $100 Laptop

Eight-minute video documentary of the prototype of Nicholas Negroponte's $100 laptop, which premiered yesterday at the WSIS summit in Tunis. Andy Carvin talks with the chief technology officer of the...

14 November 2005

Abdolkarim released

The Egyptian blogger who was detained by secutiry forces on the 26th of October has been released. Previously covered on GVO here, here and here. Karim wrote about his own...

9 November 2005

Explosions Rock Jordanian Capital, Amman

Three explosions hit Jordanian capital Amman Wednesday night; one in Radisson SAS, the second in Hyatt Amman, and the third in Days Inn. For more on the explosions occuring in...

More information on Abdolkarim Suleiman's detention

Our friend Elijah Zarwan writes from Cairo, where he's involved with a number of human rights efforts. He recently travelled to Alexandria to meet with Mohammed Morsi and Malek Moustafa,...

3 November 2005

The Riots in Addis: Bloggers and Citizen Journalists report

Addis Ababa has been gripped by violence the past three days as heavily armed police and troops have responded to rock-throwing protesters with gunfire. Over thirty deaths have been reported....

Egyptian Blogger taken in Detention

Manal and Alaa's blog writes: Abdolkarim Nabil Seliman is a 21 year-old Egyptian student of law at the Azhar University, Damanhour Campus, a women's-rights activist and a correspondent for Copts...

1 November 2005

Pakistan: Google Earth Dynamic Overlay – Made Public

Pakistan: Google Earth Dynamic Overlay - Made Public

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