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· July, 2006

Stories about Digital Activism from July, 2006

13 July 2006

Across West Africa this week

We start this week's blog round-up with Under the Acacias who blogs: Osama bin Laden in Burkina Faso The face of Osama bin Laden glared down at me from his...

11 July 2006

India: Bloggers react to the bomb blasts in Mumbai

Mumbai was hit by serial blasts today. Commuters in trains on one of the railway lines (Western Railway) were killed by bombs that went off in seven different trains. The...

Morocco: Fighting sexual harassment against Moroccan women

Uganda: Don't Sleep

China: Wu Hao released

Following nearly five months in prison, blogger, documentary maker and American permanent resident Wu Hao has been released, as noted in a July 11 post on his sister Nina's blog:...

10 July 2006

Children in crises and the role of reporters – tell the media what you think

Where is the most dangerous place in the world to be a child? This is the question asked in a poll by AlertNet, the early warning network for humanitarian organisations,...

Zambia: Open Source

6 July 2006

French DOMs: Petition to Nominate Cesaire for Nobel Prize

Release the divine antichrist!

Photo from Iván Alvarado. José Pizarro, usually dresses as a woman, is a self-made poet, homeless, and calls himself “the divine antichrist.” He has lived in a very intellectual area...

Kenya: Blog webring birthday

Hunger strike & Gaza conflict

Akbar Ganji, dissident journalist and writer, invited Iranians to join him in a three day hunger strike on 14 – 16 July to attract world-wide attention to political prisoners in...

4 July 2006

Japan and Hong Kong: Free use logo

Polish Blogosphere Update

With missionary zeal The Poland Pulse blogs about the latest English camps coming to Poland. By no means clandestine, the camp project to convert Catholic women to a less formalistic...

Martinique: Blog Day 2006

3 July 2006

China: Free Hao Wu!!!

We are now on Day 133 since Hao Wu, Chinese filmmaker and Global Voices Northeast Asia Editor, disappeared into detention without charge. We have been doing what we can to...

Iranian Treasure and Ganji's Ideas

The Chicago Tribune recently reported that a US federal judge had rejected a key defense by the University of Chicago in a lawsuit brought by US survivors of a 1997...