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· March, 2007

Stories about Citizen Media from March, 2007

India: Reservations, Law, Bollywood and Peanuts

So far this month the major topic of discussion in virtual India was the world cup cricket match in the West Indies. Now that India was unceremoniously bowled out of...

Hindi Blogosphere: Hi-tech Blogger Meet and Match Making over Blogs!

Its no use telling that I've been quite busy off late with some unexpected emergency at office & the usual banter!! ;) So without much ado, lets have a peek...

Egypt: A First for Parliament

“In what I think is a first in Egyptian political history, on Sunday 18 March, 102 opposition legislators began a boycott of parliament’s plenary sessions. The sessions are devoted to...

Part Two: Inside the school of the Egyptian blogosphere

Source: original image from Baheyya (photoshopped), text in Arabic from Misr Digital (Read Part One of this article here) In order to better understand this highly organized Egyptian blogosphere and...

Part One: Inside the school of the Egyptian blogosphere

Source: original image from Baheyya (photoshopped), text in Arabic from Misr Digital It is being made clear almost daily that the dynamism of the Egyptian bloggers isn’t just online; the...

Kazakhstan: Khalfin Exhibit

At neweurasia, Daniel reports on an Almaty exhibition of the works of Kazakhstani artist Rustam Khalfin.

South Asia: Inter Immigrant Solidarity

Sepia Mutiny on inter-immigrant solidarity in the US. “There are many layers of solidarity here: Islam, immigration, and a lot of professional overlap, particularly in the taxi and livery cab...

Are women headed the wrong way? Gender issues heat up the Bangla blogosphere on the occasion of International Women's Day

As the world celebrated the International Women's Day on the 8th of March, the Bangla blogosphere returned to a heated debate on one of its favourite topics – gender issues....

Liberia: justice to all men?

Elma Shaw blogs about the International Women's Day in Liberia and the motto on the the wall of the Temple of Justice: Perhaps change should begin with modification of this...

Ghana: Ghana@50

An American in Africa on Ghana@50, “Everyone has flags on their cars and their house gates (we do!) and all the businesses are dressed up in bunting. The city has...

Ethiopia: kidnapping in Ethiopia

Andrew Havens writes about the kidnapping of five Europeans and eight Ethiopians in Afar, Ethiopia, “At the moment, it seems that 13 people are missing – the five Europeans linked...

D.R of Congo: park rangers with blogs

Extra Extra blogs about three Congolese park rangers with cameras and blogs, “Wildlife Direct deserve bounteous credit for arming three elite park rangers in Eastern DRC with cameras and blogs”

D.R of Congo: room for one more

Aloma Major posts photos and writes, “In Congo, there’s always room for one more.”

South Asia: The UK army and racism

Pickled Politics on racism, the army and the government. “It is a disgusting stereotyping and an insult to any ethnic minorities who join the armed forces. If he wasn’t racist...

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