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· December, 2008

Stories about History from December, 2008

Lebanon: Jews of Lebanon blog Transforms to website

Brazil: Chico Mendes lives on, 20 years after his death

Bloggers remember and pay homage to Chico Mendes, the man whose actions highlighted the plight of the Amazon internationally, and who was murdered twenty years ago by those who were...

Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008

For Southeast Asia, 2008 was a year of terrible disasters, both natural and man-made. Rice consumption was reduced, milk products were contaminated with melamine, jobs were lost, bloggers were arrested,...

Guinea: Late President Lansana Conté's legacy

Barbados: Journalists Appear in Court

Venezuela: Telling the Country's History Through Film

A group of young Venezuelan filmmakers have succeeded in illustrating some of the country's history or adapting famous pieces of literature through films that have been well-received by the general...

Czech Republic: A Politics-Free Roundup

Ukraine: Hutsuls and Crimean Tatars

Romania: Revolution's Anniversary

Caribbean: 2008 in Review

From natural disasters to lightning bolts of the athletic kind, 2008 was a busy one for the Caribbean blogosphere. Here are some of the highlights...

Bahamas: Cuba & the USA

Turkey: An Online Apology to Armenia Campaign

Turkey: Campaign for a Joint-Commission on the Armenian Question

Barbados: Journalists Arrested

The Barbadian blogosphere is an uproar following the arrest of two mainstream media journalists - a move that bloggers are interpreting as an assault on press freedom.

Azerbaijan: Linguistic University Recollections

Armenia-Turkey: Apology Row

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Srebrenica Roundup

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Peter Lippman's Travel Reports

Bosnia & Herzegovina: More on “Resolution 819″

The Balkans: Distortion of History

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