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· December, 2005

Stories about Breaking News from December, 2005

Egypt: Police violence against refugees

  30 December 2005

TenTwenty were killed and more injured including a four years old girl after thousands of Egyptian riot police used force to end a three month old protest in front of the UNHCR office. A protest will be organised tomorrow noon against the killings and the use of violence. Nora posts...

The Iraqi Elections-A Blogger Analysis

  15 December 2005

By the time you begin reading this polls will have opened in Iraq. In 15 other countries expatriate voting began on Tuesday. Iraqis spent a tense and quiet night waiting for dawn. However amid warnings (proven now false) of a mass poisoning of the water system, multiple candidate assasinations, and...

Lebanese Bloggers Outraged at Journalist Slaying

  12 December 2005

(Artwork, Beirut Spring) Today, a prominent anti-Syrian politician and Journalist was killed in a car-bomb explosion in Beirut. The Lebanese bloggers were quick to show their disgust, shock and fury. Rampurple explains what Gebran Tueni meant to her: Gebran Tueni was the person who gave me hope through his editorials,...

Egypt: Journalist Detained

  7 December 2005

Alaa reports that armed state security forces detained the Egyptian journalist Ahmad Abdollah “Abo Islam”. They broke in to his house on Monday. Five bloggers visited him and knew from his son that state security forces threatened his family at gun point and confiscated computer hard drives, CDs and books....

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