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· March, 2007

Stories about Digital Activism from March, 2007

23 March 2007

Nepal: Roar against Internet Shutdown

The decision of the Internet Service Providers Association of Nepal (ISPAN) to shut down internet services for two hours – one each in morning and evening – didn’t have good...

22 March 2007

China: Homeowners hold their ground

How does China's landmark, much-blogged about new property law relate to the average citizen? An illustration comes with the decision by two residents of central China's Chongqing Municipality to hold...

Part Two: Inside the school of the Egyptian blogosphere

Source: original image from Baheyya (photoshopped), text in Arabic from Misr Digital (Read Part One of this article here) In order to better understand this highly organized Egyptian blogosphere and...

Part One: Inside the school of the Egyptian blogosphere

Source: original image from Baheyya (photoshopped), text in Arabic from Misr Digital It is being made clear almost daily that the dynamism of the Egyptian bloggers isn’t just online; the...

Yemen: Save the Turtles

Arabisc: Rebelling Bloggers from Syria to Tunisia

Ever heard of the rebellious bloggers? Well, this is what some bloggers in the Middle East refer to themselves because they are breaking the norm – speaking their minds on...

21 March 2007

Russia: “Whack the Blogs”

Arabisc: A Mysterious Bug Gnawing at Middle Eastern Bloggers

Something is amiss on the Middle Eastern blogging scene .. and computers and modern technology are to blame. In addition to trouble with the law in their countries, which are...

Lebanon: For Peace in Iraq

300: More Than a Movie for Many Iranians

Cartoon by Afshin Sabouki from Project 300, an artistic response to 300, the movie. The movie “300”, based on a Frank Miller comic book, has been both a big hit...

20 March 2007

Kuwait: Internet Censorship

Global Voices en Français Celebrates Journée Mondiale de la Francophonie

Today is Francophonia Day. About 50 French-speaking countries and territories, some belonging to the Organisation Mondiale de la Francophonie and others not, will reflect on what it means to have...

19 March 2007

Egypt: Arrested Bloggers Released Following Constitutional Amendment Clashes

Two Three Egyptian bloggers arrested for taking part in a rally to protest constitutional amendments in Cairo have been released , along with other protesters who have been detained for...

Russia: Freedom of Speech

Taiwan: Bloggers Organize To Save Losheng Sanatorium

18 March 2007

China: Officer dismissed for blogging

In China, there's more precedent for blogging getting people in trouble with the police than there is for blogging in itself getting one getting fired. So what happens to cops...

Egypt: Blogging Alive in Egypt

Bahrain: Creative Conference a Hit

16 March 2007

Egypt: Bloggers Arrested in Anti-Government Rally

Egypt is at it again and amid little or next to no coverage in the mainstream media, its dynamic bloggers are living up to their reputation of being true citizen...

Taiwan: 200 bloggers joint action

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