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· June, 2005

Stories about Citizen Media from June, 2005

29 June 2005

Syrian online journalist jailed two years in inhuman conditions

During the second year of his journalism studies, Massud Hamed, a 29-year-old Syrian student, had posted photos of a peaceful Kurdish demonstration in front of the UNICEF headquarters in Damascus...

27 June 2005

Global Voices, Global Dinners

While it's been great fun to virtually meet people around the world through their blogs, it's always more fun to meet people in person. Especially when food is involved. So...

23 June 2005

Thursday World Blog Roundup

Africa: As Zimbabwe's government crackdown called “Operation Restore Order” evokes an international outcry, Sokwanele describes what it's like to “have stared into the face of evil.” The Zimbabwean Pundit calls...

20 June 2005

Question to Iranian bloggers: What are the Persian blogs saying?

Global Voices invites a Persian-speaking blogger to help inform the world about what the Persian blogs are saying about Iran's election. Unfortunately we do not have a person on our...

Declaration for a Free Internet

Reporters Without Borders and the OSCE (Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe) have just released a set of six recommendations which governments and corporations should follow in order to...

15 June 2005

How To Hack Chinese MSN Spaces to Use Banned Words

Thanks to Bennett Haselton of Peacefire.org for the following public service instructions for Chinese users wanting to circumvent the word filters on MSN Spaces China to put e.g. “democracy” in...

13 June 2005

Interview with Patani separatist leader – Dr. Wan Kadir.

Dr. Farish Noor, prominent political writer and one of the leading expert in Asian Studies, recently interviewed the leader of BERSATU, a coalition of Muslim separatist organisations based in Southern...

12 June 2005

Bloggers of the world: help us find you

We've been hearing from some bloggers who feel that our Daily Global Blog Roundups have been missing things. There's an easy way to help us improve: Please help us write...

China Update: more on blog registration and censorship

Microsoft has launched a Chinese-language version of it's Spaces blog hosting service, and guess what? Users are banned from using the word “democracy” and other politically sensitive words to label...

8 June 2005

Calling all Bloggers: Get Skyped!!

Get your actual voice heard by a global audience. Introduce your blog and tell the world what it's like to be a blogger in your country. If you don't already...

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