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· September, 2009

Stories about History from September, 2009

26 September 2009

Peru: Preservation Efforts in the Chan Chan Archaeological Site

Chan Chan is an archaeological site located in Northern Peru and suffers from the negative effects of looters and natural phenomena. A number of preservation efforts are taking place, including...

Tunisia: Severe Flooding Kills 15

Flash floods hit Tunisia this week, killing at least 15 people and damaging property in the town of Redeyef in southern Tunisia. Bloggers declare two day of mourning and speak...

22 September 2009

Oman: Eid on Twitter

(Photo credits: alucard187) Oman celebrated the first day of Eid al Fitr yesterday, a day after most of its neighboring Gulf states. The celebration, which culminates the end of Ramadan...

Guatemala: The Activism of Massacre Survivor Jesús Tecú

Jesús Tecú survived the Río Negro Massacre in Guatemala. Since then, he has worked as an advocate for the Achí Maya indigenous community. However, Tecú still is under threat, as...

Iran: History, nature and culture in photos

21 September 2009

Thailand: Three Years After The 2006 Coup

Last September 19 Thailand marked the third year anniversary of the Coup D'etat which forced the ouster of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra who is now in exile. Bloggers also remembered...

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