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· February, 2007

Stories about Governance from February, 2007

26 February 2007

Bangladesh: Arrested, now what?

Zimbabwe: Mugabe in 1980

Lebanon: Academia, Agriculture and Construction

Let us begin this week’s roundup of the Lebanese blogosphere with non–political posts. Let us start from a post about two Lebanese salads that are used as appetizers during meals:...

Syrian Blogsphere: Free Kareem, Towards a Democratic Syria, Arabism and More

The Syrian blogsphere reacted to the news about the sentencing of Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabil Sulaiman with disgust. Abu Kareem from Levantine Dreamhouse wrote… The language of the charges is...

25 February 2007

Free Kareem: Egyptian Bloggers Speak Out

The sentencing of Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabeel Sulaiman to four years in prison for articles he wrote in his personal blog may have come as a shock to many around...

Iraq – Life, Death, Rape and Execution

Stories of life in Iraq have been so varied this past week. In this post I hope to give a cross section on how life is for Iraqis in a...

Kuwait: From Novel Ads to the History of Bloggers

Q from Kuwaitism takes us on a flash back in time to when advertisements in Kuwait were creative and attractive. This time I’ll post an ad for Kuwait Airways that...

23 February 2007

Poland: Anti-Euthanasia, Anti-Missile, Anti-Semitism

Hungary: Paedophilia Controversy

Puerto Rico: Pondering corruption and passports

Europe: Recycling

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Dayton Accords Discrimination Case

Serbia: Kosovo “Deadlock”

Albania: Observing the Election

Gambia: The Healer President

Africa, China: The Role of Local Governance

Nigeria: Internet Exchange, Making Money, Abuja, Political Endorsement, And the Niger Delta

We begin this week's blog round-up with Timbaland‘s entry about Nigeria Internet Exchange. It so happens that I desire to create an Internet utopia in Nigeria. I have a dream...

China: Disgraced Party member promoted?

Last autumn, Qin Zhongfei, a low-ranking civil servant in Pengshui County of mid-western China's Chongqing Municipality, wove some sarcastic political humor into a poem and sent it out to a...

Pakistan: Online freedom of speech as collateral damage?

This flash animation is converted from the Powerpoint Presentation made by Dr Awab Alvi for “The Battle for the Internet.” conference (His presentation can be viewed here-original file .ppt)  ...

February in Lima: Carnival, Day of San Valentin and Politics

Waiting for San Valentín / Esperando a San Valentín A previous summary of the Peruvian blogosphere, dedicated almost entirely to “Operation Audacious Employee,” generated several interesting comments which highlighted certain...

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