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· March, 2008

Stories about Disaster from March, 2008

Angola: Rescuing videos on the YouTube

Guyana: Commonweath Writers’ Prize

China: Civilians in violence and conflict

Thugs vs. Peacekeepers or Fighters vs. oppressors; Mob vs. Protectors or Martyrs vs. killers? Before I could judge, please allow me to present some recounts of the Tibet unrest from...

Saudi Arabia: Two Killed in Religious Police Chase

UAE: Death and Destruction in 200-Car Crash

Driving standards in the Middle East have come under the scrutiny of bloggers after several people were killed and 350 injured in a 200-car pile up in Abu Dhabi, United...

China: Patriotism triggered, though under censorship

A brief record of the Chinese public opinion on Tibet unrest. Attention: they are all found inside the Great Firewall. But I believe they stand for a considerable part of...

Albania: Post-Explosion Protests

Mexico: State of Emergency in Monterrey

Albania: Explosion Aftermath

Albania: Explosion

Geospatial Technology and Human Rights

Ecuador: Google Maps and Flood Zones

Ecuador: Natural Forces Threatening the Country

The recent diplomatic crisis in Ecuador did not stop other natural forces from producing a crisis of their own in the country. Heavy rainfalls and a threatening volcano have continued...

Guyana: On the Alert

Madagascar: Lessons learned after 3rd severe tropical cyclone in a month

Since late January, 3 severe tropical cyclones have affected Madagascar tremendously, the latest being cyclone Jokwe who made landfall in the northern region of Madagascar, destroying 40 homes and leaving...

Trinidad & Tobago: Week in Review

Environment: Elephant Culling and Crisis in The Mara

In this issue of Global Voices environment, we check in with various blogs around the world. The themes are varied, and some are of global concern with commentary from Kenya...

FOKO: Bloggers put Madagascar in the spotlight

While the devastations of Hurricane Ivan were under reported in the international media, Malagasy bloggers from the Foko Blog Club filled the void using photos, videos and a map mashup.

Kazakhstan: Helicopter Crash, Governor Aboard

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