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· October, 2006

Stories about Digital Activism from October, 2006

18 October 2006

Russia: Grozny War Diaries, 1994-95

“Every wall, every gate, every street has their signs of war in Grozny.” Like hundreds of other members of the Virtual Grozny Russian-language forum, Natasha Raslambekova lived in Chechnya's capital...

14 October 2006

The Week That Was in Bahrain

It's showtime in Bahrain where bloggers are preoccupied with a new craze – a campaign to wipe out sectarianism started by no other than the kingdom's most illustrious blogger Mahmood...

13 October 2006

Zimbabwe: Smuggled DVD brings union protest beatings to light

Human Rights Video

This video reached me late last night via Ethan Zuckerman. At nearly ten minutes, it's longer than the other videos we've put up, but I strongly recommend you watch this....

11 October 2006

Kurdistance

I choose to begin this week's article with a disclaimer which is spawned in response to comments I received on last week's edition of Kurdistance: the contents of my articles...

9 October 2006

Iraq: Iraqi Kurdistan Book Drive

Bangladesh blog buzz

The latest happenings in Bangladeshi blogs around the world: * Politics: A recent study published in the Daily Star depicts that there are 53% undecided voters making the prediction of...

6 October 2006

Ukraine: Help Sought to Save an Ailing Teen

Russia, Georgia: Crisis Continues

As the confrontation between Georgia and Russia continues, so does the discussion of it in the Russian blogosphere. Below are some of the exchanges, translated from Russian. LJ user plushev...

Congo-Brazzaville: Corruption Wall of Shame

5 October 2006

US secret detentions: from hotel room to squalid prison cell

Human Rights Video

When President George W. Bush confirmed in a speech last month that the CIA has been operating a programme of secret detentions on foreign territory, it was portrayed by the...

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