Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

· July, 2006

Stories about Disaster from July, 2006

31 July 2006

China: reticence: would-be lesbians, corporate executives and urban journalists

Ever wonder why there was no male version of 2004's smash television phenomenon Super Girl? While a lesbian conspiracy might have made for better Communist Party PR positioning than news...

This Week In Palestinian Blogs: World On Fire

While the flames of war engulf Lebanon, Gaza is still under attack. Many of the victims have been Palestinian children, some barely a year old; and as their families prepare...

29 July 2006

The Week That Was in Bahrain

Local events took the sidelines as Bahrain bloggers turned their attention to the war ravaging Lebanon this week.

25 July 2006

Lebanon Resistance & Unity

The war that Israel is waging against Lebanon remains the primary issue discussed by bloggers blogging about Lebanon this week.

Singapore: Remembering Cambodia

24 July 2006

Hong Kong:

17 July 2006

Lebanon: Collective Punishment & Death or Total Submission

The Israeli widespread and indiscriminate attack on Lebanon was the focus of all blogs about Lebanon the past few days. Regular updates, personal accounts, analysis, photos (not for the faint...

Indonesia: Tsunami Updates

Indonesia: Tsunami

13 July 2006

Republic of Congo: Sassou Nguesso on Drowning Migrants

Gore on Indian TV Channels after Mumbai Blasts

TV images on the Indian news channels in the aftermath of the Mumbai blasts have been disturbing, to say the least. Body parts, dead bodies, blood, weeping relatives … nothing...