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· August, 2006

Stories about Digital Activism from August, 2006

13 August 2006

The Week That Was in Bahrain

Bahrain's Internet scene witnessed what could be described this week as ‘no step forward and 10 steps backwards!’ On Monday, newspapers reported that the Kingdom would ban Google Earth. ‘(T)he...

China: Who could that be knocking on my door?

Links and headlines from two BBC Chinese stories found at the end of a post [zh] today from Blogbus blogger Boy70: The first mentions a China Eastern pilot who after...

9 August 2006

Hunger strike, a filtered journal & a banned NGO

Many Iranian bloggers are worried about Ahmad Batebi, activist student who is on hunger strike in prison for about ten days. Many compared his case to Akbar Mohammadi’s, another student...

Iran: New wave of filtering

7 August 2006

Cambodia: Defining Modesty

After its absence for a decade, in this new millennium Cambodia sets to organize its first Miss Beauty competition. The nominated contestant will participate in next year’s Miss Universe contest....

Iran: Remember Mohammadi

Working for the First Wi-Fi City in Chile

Salamanca (ES) is a city with a population of around 25,000. It is located in the fourth region, Coquimbo. The project is called “Salamanca: The first municipal XXI Century town”....

6 August 2006

The week that was in Bahrain

After almost a month of continuous bombing, most of Bahrain's bloggers have strayed away from covering Lebanon and Palestine and turned their attention to home affairs – except for Sabbah,...

4 August 2006

Middle-East War and Indonesian Blogger Divided Responses

Echoing the international media headlines on current conflicts in the Middle East between Israel-Lebanon and Israel-Palestine, Indonesian bloggers post similar topics with various comments and responses; pros and cons, supports...

2 August 2006

Balkans: Destroying Enemy Websites

Jordan: Designers, bloggers for Lebanon

Information Access in Russia; Hospice Work in Ukraine

Marina Litvinovich – LJ user abstract2001 and founder of PravdaBeslana.ru (Truth Of Beslan, a site that contains transcripts of Beslan-related trials as well as other information on the tragedy) –...

1 August 2006

Myanmar: Why I blog?

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