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· October, 2007

Stories about Digital Activism from October, 2007

Ukraine, Belarus: Helping Chernobyl Children

In a comment to MoldovAnn‘s recent post about Chernobyl aid organizations, executive director of one such charity mentions new approaches to rehabilitation of children affected by the 1986 catastrophe. The...

Jordan: Plea to Help Family

Ola Eliwat from Jordan appeals to readers to dig deep into their pockets to help a family whose house in Baqa'a Camp was destroyed in a fire.

Saudi Arabia: Featuring Artists

Saudi blogger Dua'a promises to feature artists from Arabia in her new blog United Bloggers of Arabia.

Trinidad & Tobago: New Politics?

Coffeewallah has some advice for Trinidad and Tobago politicians: “Here’s a novel idea guys, why don’t you assume we all have brains, focus on the issues and tell us exactly...

Cuba: UN Motion

Both Child of the Revolution and The Cuban Triangle blog about the outcome of the UN motion for the United States to lift its long-standing embargo against Cuba.

Jordan: Blogging in English Back

Jordan Watch is back in English, writes Jordanian blogger Batir Wardam.

Trinidad & Tobago: Political Agenda?

Jumbie's Watch is not impressed by the Trinidad and Tobago opposition's latest maneuver, while KnowProSE.com thinks that the political parties “seem to be catering to the lowest common denominators –...

Jamaica: A Case for Justice?

“Coming from where I come from, I know a thing or two about injustice”: Jamaican Marlon James weighs in on the case of the Memphis Three.

Dominica: Dengue Fever

Living Dominica reports that the incidence of Dengue Fever is still high in certain Caribbean islands.

Cuba: The Power of Imagery

Child of the Revolution blogs about “a new exhibition…looking at the ‘use and abuse’ of that now-ubiquitous Alberto Korda photograph of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara.”

Barbados, Puerto Rico: Global Warming

My Barbados Blog refers to reports from the recent Caribbean Tourism Organization meeting in Puerto Rico to emphasize that the Caribbean would do well to anticipate the effects of global...

Bahamas: That Special Time of Year

Find out why Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com isn't so much into the Christmas spirit.

Iraq: Think Peace Interview

Iraqi blogger Raed Jarrar posts a video of an interview conducted with him by Think Peace.

Egypt: Roukana Hamour's Plight

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia sheds light on the plight of Syrian blogger Roukana Hamour, who is being harassed by authorities.

Russia: Remembering Victims of 1937; Podcasting Their Names

Seventy years since Stalin's Great Terror of 1937, many Russians are ignorant of their country's horrible past, Windows on Eurasia reports. Nevertheless, hundreds of people came to Lubyanka yesterday to...

Russia: Chessbase on Kasparov

Siberian Light notes the reaction of Chessbase to the angry readers protesting coverage of Garry Kasparov's political involvement.

Russia, Ukraine: Corrupt Traffic Police

Mark MacKinnon writes about a recent encounter with corrupt traffic cops in Moscow and links to a New York Times story on one man's attempt to stand up to the...

Bahrain: Three Journalists Fined

Bahraini blogger Abduljalil Al Singace links to a Reporters Without Borders article about the fining of three journalists sued for comments which appeared in an online publication.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: How Do I Love Thee?

Abeni lists 28 reasons to love St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Jamaica: Slave Mentality

“Sometimes I wonder if to be black in this world is to be absolutely unaccountable. For anything.” Marlon James picks apart the slave mentality.

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