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· April, 2007

Stories about History from April, 2007

28 April 2007

Hong Kong: Hollywood Star Chow Yun Fat Supports Queen's Pier Preservation

Turkey is Typing: The Killings in Malatya

"A handful of monsters walked into a Bible publisher in the Turkish city of Malatya the other day," writes one blogger, describing one of the tragedies which stunned Turkey this...

27 April 2007

Estonia: “A Russian Rebellion”

As Tallinn seems to have entered the second night of rioting over the removal of a Soviet war memorial, here's a blogger's recap (with photos, RUS, by LJ user mrprophet)...

France: What You May Not Have Read About Voltaire

Papua New Guinea: Remembering The Veterans

Japan: Thoughts on the Abe “apology”

Kurdistance: A Week Like Any Other

The news coming out of the Kurdish blogs this week is as varied as the landscape of Kurdistan itself. From predictions on Syrian Kurd alliances with Israel, to censorship in...

Africa: the cultural construction of African homosexuality

Cameroon: Autobiographies, biographies, and memoirs from Cameroon

26 April 2007

Latvia: Roma Resources

Russia: The Problem With Archives

Conference on France's Support of African Dictatorship

Syrian Independence Day and Elections

Syria celebrated it's independence and Parliamentary elections with a lot of official fanfare, but very little excitement from bloggers as a reported two per cent of the constituents turned up...

Hong Kong: Queen's Pier Last Night

China: Olympic Politics and Protests at the Roof of the World