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· August, 2006

Stories about Freedom of Speech from August, 2006

24 August 2006

Brunei Times's take on blogging in Brunei

- The Brunei Times (22nd August, 2006) Some very lucky bloggers got a mention in the new English newspaper, The Brunei Times, in an article written by Amirul Azuan. The...

China: Censors vs. video, culture, innovation, humor, pretty much the entire Chinese blogsphere

Late last month a seemingly important stage was reached in the maturation process of China's blogsphere with the launch of Bullog.cn, a new website bringing together—a substantial and pertinent alternative...

China: ipod China contractor sues newspapers reporter

China: commercialize nation's inauguration

22 August 2006

Belarus: Blogosphere Digest

Belarus: Quick Political Update

Malaysia: Moderating Comments

Extra-judicial killings in the Philippines

One of the basis of the impeachment complaint against Philippine president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is that she abetted political killings in the country. Human rights groups have accused Mrs. Arroyo of...

21 August 2006

China: unhealthy digital broadcast?

Central Asia & Caucasus: Press Freedom

Russia: Remembering August 1991

A tale of two Ethiopian books

It was a tale of two books in Ethiopia’s blogosphere over the past two weeks. The first book, catchily titled African Development: Dead Ends and New Beginnings (PDF of the...

19 August 2006

Former Soviet Union: 15 Years Since the August Coup

Today is 15 years since the beginning of the events that some people consider (RUS) Russia's Orange Revolution – but which are better known as the August Putsch. This year,...

China: Blogs from the dark side

Does it goes without saying that the internet—particularly blogs and BBS'—is the place to go for unchecked and alternative voices in China? What about those blocked Chinese-language websites hosted overseas?...

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