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· June, 2007

Stories about Breaking News from June, 2007

Egypt: Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation

Morocco: 72-year-old Activist Jailed for Supporting Prisoners

CIA facility in Tunisia?

From his prison cell in Bizerte (65km north of Tunis), The Tunisian prisoner Ramzi Bettibi managed to smuggle a very alarming letter that found its way on to the Internet...

UAE: Camel Killed by Lightning

Barbados, Jamaica: Flight Record

Lebanon: UNIFIL Attacked

China: Nailhouse 2: Residents fight back

Unlike the Chongqing Nailhouse which was demolished earlier this year, some residents of an entire nailbuilding in eastern China came to an impasse with police this past week; blogger photos...

Cannibalism in Qatar

Egypt: Judge's request to block websites rejected

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

“To light a candle is much better than cursing the darkness.”So signed off Ausama on his last video for Hometown Baghdad.Today I will concentrate my post on reactions to the...

Palestine: Baghdad Orphanage Horror

Japan: Freak Accidents

China: Chen Guangcheng beaten, on hunger strike

It's Dragon Boat time, nearly a year to the day since blind reproductive rights advocate Chen Guangcheng was taken in by police, and civil rights blogger Hu Jia makes his...

Iraq: Al Hakim Dead

Ethiopian bloggers first to report shock guilty verdict

Ethiopian bloggers were among the first to report on a court's shock decision to convict 38 opposition politicians of a range of serious charges including "outrages against the constitution" earlier...

Central African Republic: MSF volunteer shot dead by rebels

Egypt: Another Blogger Arrested

The Egyptian blogosphere scene is still witnessing more clampdowns on bloggers by State Security for different reasons. This week’s most recent incident is the arrest of Egyptian blogger Omar El...

Egypt: Blogger Arrested

Street Food and the Gentrification of Vietnam

Mark Robertson looks at the reactions of bloggers on the threat faced by Vietnamese street food vendors from officials trying to modernize their cities.

Lebanon: Blogger's Close Encounter with Explosion

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