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· September, 2006

Stories about Digital Activism from September, 2006

28 September 2006

Video: Vietnamese bloggers get “kinky” for charity

Vietnamese blogger Elmooh has uploaded a series of four videos shot at an “Offline Party” – a blogger-organized charity fundraiser in Hanoi. The party included a game involving young men,...

Ethiopia: are there pro-government websites?

27 September 2006

Tunisia: Opening prisons to the world

Human Rights Video

At this site, I’m trying to show videos that show or speak about human rights abuses, and – as in the Tunisian video above – the impact of human rights...

Posts from Peru

This time it is three rather than two weekly summaries from the guys at Perú Político: Weekly Chronicle (September 6 to the 12) and Weekly Chronicle (September 13 – 19)...

Ethiopian bloggers rally to save controversial bill

Ethiopia’s diaspora bloggers are flexing their political muscles in a bid to save a controversial bill they claim has been blocked in the US Congress. The highly-politicised groups of Ethiopian...

26 September 2006

Bulgaria: More on “Tripoli Six” Blog Campaign

Philippines: First Online Press Conference

An online press conference, a first in Philippine internet history, was held last September 21 when the 34th anniversary of Martial Law was commemorated by Filipinos. The online press forum...

24 September 2006

Iran:Washington Post

Syrian Blogsphere in a Week

To kick off this week, Ghalia welcomes the holy month of Ramadan in her special way, with another beautiful shot of her camera… “Ramadan is the (month) in which was...

21 September 2006

Bulgaria, Libya: Save the Tripoli Six

Iran:An Ayatollah Under Pressure

Pope, Cultural Revolution, Airplane Crash and Kofi Annan

Many people in the Muslim world got angry and protested against the Pope's speech where he quoted Emperor Manuel II Paleologos of the Orthodox Christian Byzantine Empire. Stressing that they...

Hong Kong: GFW in HK?

Soon after Mister Bijou blogged about the suspected case of PCCW (the biggest telecom in HK and ISP netvigator) filtering out not the south china morning post website. The issue...

20 September 2006

Eastern Europe: Video documents homophobia on the rise

Human Rights Video

The latest twist in the long-running saga of anti-gay violence and state oppression took place yesterday in Moscow, as an appeals court upheld the earlier lower court ruling to ban...

Iran: Media, Religion and 11 September

19 September 2006

Thailand: Liveblogging the coup

At least two blogs have been set up solely to cover the unfolding military coup in Thailand – a group blog 19sep which is in English and revolution.blogrevo which is...

18 September 2006

Knight-Batten Awards: And the winner is…..

It was appropriate that, for an award given for innovations in journalism, overseen by J-Lab (the Institute of Interactive Journalism at the University of Maryland), the news came from my...

Pope, American Embassy and Others

This week was an extremely busy week for all Syrian bloggers, notably Political Blogs had to make a number of updates, since the political atmosphere in syria was swirling with...

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