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· January, 2007

Stories about Freedom of Speech from January, 2007

31 January 2007

Bahrain Jails Political Activists

Iranian Bloggers Talk About Their Prison Experience

Many people for political reasons have been sent to prison in Iran. A few of those former prisoners shared their stories in books, through painting or in their blogs. Some...

29 January 2007

Russia: Conversation With Litvinenko's Widow, Parts 6-8

Bangladesh: Drugs, Sex Education, Freedom of Press, Winter Fruits and Vegetables and Man-Eating Tigers

There seems to be no stopping drug frenzy once it takes hold of a nation. Drishtipat Group Blog tells how Yabba, a speed/amphetamine derivative from Thailand is taking on Bangladesh....

Crime and Punishment in Kazakhstan

Blogger's Trial Kazis Toguzbayev, a journalist who uploaded his articles on KUB, a group blog, was tried in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 22 January. In his article, Toguzbayev implied that the...

28 January 2007

Turkey is Typing….a Follow-up on the Death of Hrant Dink

Today marks a first, well for me at least! Today's article is written in direct response to your wishes, dear reader. Last week, Turkey is Typing focuses on the Death...

26 January 2007

Malaysia: Supporting The Bloggers

Brazil Again: Blogs Banished from 2007 PanAm Games in Rio

The Brazilian blogosphere is becoming one of the main fronts in the battle against Internet censorship. The reason for that can be the growing audience created by the amount of...

Kazakhstan: Blogger on Trial

Iran:Donations for Arash Sigarchi

Romania: Media vs Blogs

China: why I don't like Chinese blogsphere

25 January 2007

Arabisc: Hijab-clad Doll Under Fire in Tunisia

This is Fulla, the Hijab-clad Arab Muslim adaptation of the decadent West's Barbie doll. Our Barbie wears the Hijab (head scarf) and Islamic attire – a long dress with long...

Iran:Iranian Journalist and Dissident Akbar Ganji

Elections in Serbia

The first preliminary results of the Serbian parliamentary poll arrived less than an hour after the ballots closed at 20:00 on January 21. Some started celebration while members of the...

Uganda: the importance of blogging in Africa

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