Stories about Citizen Media from January, 2007
Alexander reports that a small protest took place in front of Tajikistan's Supreme Court to draw attention to what protesters characterized as corrupt decisions by courts on land disputes.
A House of Lords discussion in the UK on forced marriages covered at Pickled Politics. “Lord Lester said that on the bicentenary of the abolition of slavery, it was scandalous that we were turning a blind eye to the sexual and domestic slavery of women; he said is was fully...
Bangladesh: Drugs, Sex Education, Freedom of Press, Winter Fruits and Vegetables and Man-Eating Tigers
There seems to be no stopping drug frenzy once it takes hold of a nation. Drishtipat Group Blog tells how Yabba, a speed/amphetamine derivative from Thailand is taking on Bangladesh. It started a few years ago as experiments of the upper class. It has penetrated deeply into the working class...
Janette Toral congratulates the organisers of the latest Blogger's event in Philippines. The bloggers also lists what she achieved at the event.
David McDuff of A Step At A Time translates the fourth installment of a Russian-language interview with Aleksandr Litvinenko's widow Marina.
It’s already election season! Campaigning for midterm elections will begin next month. On May 14, Filipinos will vote for members of Senate, Lower House and local government units. The Administration hopes to keep its majority lead in the Lower House to block a possible impeachment case this year. The Opposition...
Bahraini blogger Bint Battuta has decided to translate some of the Arabic Bahraini blogs for English-language readers. This week she translates two posts from the hilarious Zarnooq Bahrani and she promises more translations soon.
Egyptian blogger Tom Gara isn't amused with the design of Dubai's latest skyscraper and is thanking the stars that it isn't being built in Cairo.
Karakuri dolls are ancient little robots from Edo made out of wood and porcelain with no metal screws or anything. Paul Nicholls from Japundit introduces a website that sells the doll.
Matt explains what is haejangguk: Haejang means to eat or drink something in the morning to relieve a hangover and guk means soup; and shows what kind of food is served in haejangguk.
Foreign Notes continues to cover Kyiv mayor's unlawful initiatives involving land.
The main themes dominating the Libyan blogs during this last week were, New Year, Christmas and Eid greetings, whith Khadijateri posting about the Eid Al Adha celebration and using photos for illustration. Libyan bloggers were also concerned with new pets, such as AngLibyan who brought a tame budgie home. Meanwhile...