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· November, 2006

Stories about Digital Activism from November, 2006

30 November 2006

Interview with Kosoof, a leading Iranian Photo Blogger

Arash Ashoorinia is a leading photo blogger whose blog, Kosoof, won the Reporters Without Borders prize in the BOBs (Best of the Blogs) competition organized by German broadcaster Deutsche Welle....

Sudan: can bloggers save Darfur?

Iran:Ted Koppel interviews a blogger

29 November 2006

The Blogoma retaliates while Blaise LLorca calms the angry e-crowd

Moroccan bloggers under fire! The Moroccan blogosphere (Blogoma) is very angry. Why? Well a Moroccan blogger qualified the Moroccan blogging as being still in the “teen aging period”(Fr). Mohamed Lachyab,...

28 November 2006

Text Theft in Caracas

On November 17 Venezuelan architect and blogger, Guillermo Amador, jotted down a post titled “Traffic and Civilization” in which he criticized the Chief of Transit in Chacao [a neighborhood of...

Syria: 8 Syrian Students Face Trial for Starting Discussion Group

Ethiopia's bloggers disappear again

The bulk of Ethiopia's bloggers disappeared from Ethiopian computer screens for the second time in seven months this week. All sites hosted by the popular Blogspot platform stalled when internet...

25 November 2006

Oman Internet Clampdown

Web 2.0 in Brazil Displays the Powers of Participation

Web 2.0 is coming on strong in Brazil and showing its transformational impacts on the national mind. The recent elections were a dramatic example demonstrating that blogs and citizen media...

24 November 2006

Iran:Blog Competition about Aids

China: Videos emerge of clashes between police and students in Jiangxi

Human Rights Video

Hot on the heels of the Chinese government's claim of a 22.1% reduction in “mass incidents” (read “protests”), here's some more video of “mass incidents” from China, in case you...

South Africa: criminal charges against website founder

Iran:Syndicate Leader Arrested

23 November 2006

Egyptian blogger released

Shock and Tragedy in UCLA, Murder in Iran

According to reports in the media, Mostafa Tabatabainejad, a UCLA student, was repeatedly stunned with a taser and then taken into custody after he failed to exit the CLICC Lab...

Arabisc: Plagiarism, Arrests, Bans and Democracy!

The Arabs are as usual busy this week debating anything and everything, from plagiarism to the arrest of bloggers, and from banning public meetings to embarrising George Bush Senior at...

21 November 2006

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