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· July, 2007

Stories about Digital Activism from July, 2007

Kenya: Protesters arrested

Mzalendo reports the arrest of Kenyan activists who are opposing the proposed Kshs 1.4 billion bonus for MPs: “Finally, we URGE Mzalendo users to support the protest in your own...

Arabeyes: Muslim Brotherhood Egyptian Blogger Vanishes

Egyptian blogger Ahmed Saad Domah has vanished, according to the Blogger's Observatory, which has been set up to monitor the arrests and harassments bloggers and online writers in the Arab...

Uzbekistan: Digital boom?

Jamiyat translates an article which gives the impression that the use of internet and mobile telecommunication is growing rapidly in Uzbekistan.

CIS: Blog Camp

Mirsulzhan posts an announcement for the upcoming CIS Blog Camp in Kiev.

Bahamas: Crime, Church & State

WeblogBahamas.com republishes an article that deals with the challenges of crime and the separation of church and state.

Ukraine: Charity Tennis Tournament

Scenes from the Sidewalk writes about a charity tennis tournament intended for late October: “Our goal is to push the envelope and help the Kyiv community recognize the problems related...

Bahrain: Bloggers Meeting

Bahraini bloggers are meeting on Thursday, writes Mahmood Al Yousif.

Jamaica: Forrest and Freedom

“This is what I feel writing and self-publishing has given me the right that I was born with–permission to speak.” Forrest Gump helps Jamaican blogger Geoffrey Philp understand the meaning...

Haiti: Cervical Cancer Rates

Referring to a WHO report which estimates that nearly 80% of cervical cancer cases occur in developing countries, Dr. John Carroll identifies the disease as the leading cause of female...

Cambodian Blogger on Blogging

GV's Cambodian author Tharum Bun interviews Borin Ly, an Internet enthusiast and an avid blogger. Borin talks about his blogging experience and his motivations for creating the blog. Cambodia has...

Barbados, Jamaica: Caring for the Aged

Faced with the responsibility of tending to an ailing parent, Dennis Jones at Living in Barbados shares his thoughts on caring for the aged in the Caribbean.

Bahamas: While We're On The Subject…

The banning of laptop computers in the Bahamas’ House of Assembly, the felling of an old tree and the performance of a young athlete are just some of the topics...

China: To blog to dream

Two American bloggers in China will be taking their blog on the road for a year starting with a trip next month, for charity, for understanding, and for your dreams.

Barbados, Jamaica: Let's Talk About Voting

With elections facing the nation possibly as early as October, Barbados Free Press wants to stimulate discussion on the voting process, while Living in Barbados says, “Spending a few days...

Madagascar: Community, Identity and the Malagasy diaspora

As it is sometimes the case for sub-Saharan African nations, the Malagasy diaspora carries a substantial weight of the cultural, political and virtual activities related to Madagascar. In the World...

Cuba: Castro's Keynote Speech

“So Raul described large problems that are of great interest to average Cubans…he is creating public expectations that some kind of change is coming, and that in time it will...

Bahamas, Cuba: Embassy Downgrade?

Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com makes a call for the Bahamas to downgrade their embassy in Cuba.

American Blogger in the land of “Down with USA”

View from Iran has always been a very attractive blog for me. An American blogger based in Iran writes about her daily experiences in the land of “down with America”....

Chile: A Controversial Agreement with Microsoft

An agreement signed between the Chilean Ministry of Economy and Microsoft has stunned many Chileans. Microsoft will now have exclusive access to provide services through the Chilean government, and which...

Bahrain: First Female Bloggers Meeting

The First Female Bloggers meeting was held in Bahrain and Gardens of Sand brings us the reactions.

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