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· April, 2007

Stories about Freedom of Speech from April, 2007

25 April 2007

Russia: Media Freedom

Syria: Human Rights Lawyer in Jail

Bermuda: The state of the blogosphere

Iraq: Islammemo is Back

China: Regulate Online Magazine?

Japan: Toyama Kouichi calls for revolution, bloggers reflect on freedom of speech

“Registered voters! I am Toyama Kouichi. My countrymen! This country is an abomination!” So began the five minute political speech of gubernatorial candidate and street musician Toyama Kouichi, aired live...

Poland: Bigotry, Not Homophobia

24 April 2007

Ukraine: “Maidan 2.2″

Russia: More Reactions to Yeltsin's Death

What was the effect of Boris Yeltsin's policies on the people of Germany, Poland and the Baltic states, as well as on the "Russian Bride industry"? While yesterday's post reflected...

Lebanon: Anti-Semitism, Fist-Fights, etc

Check out the following topics freshly picked from the Lebanese blogosphere this week: an intense argument between American University of Beirut professors, sectarian polarisation in Lebanon and the Virginia Tech...

Asia: Asian VS. Western Media

Imagethief comments on an article at the Boao Forum for Asia, published in Xinhua. In the article, Liu Jiang, deputy editor-in-chief of Xinhua News Agency, commented that “Developed contrives, which...

23 April 2007

Russia: Reactions to Boris Yeltsin's Death

Boris Yeltsin, Russia's first president, died today in Moscow. There is an avalanche of responses to his death in the Russian blogosphere, ranging from “rest in peace” to “be damned.”...

Afghanistan: Media Under Pressure

Cambodia: Fish Sauce Used to Punish Reporter

Jordan: Al Jazeera Interview Confiscated

Egypt: Worldwide Free Kareem Rallies

Bahrain: Bandargate Revisited

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