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· May, 2007

Stories about Human Rights from May, 2007

31 May 2007

Ukraine: Kyiv Mayor and Orphans

Egyptian Blogger Monem to Be Freed

Jailed Egyptian blogger Abdulmonem Mahmood is being released on Saturday - but Egyptian bloggers are holding their breath and are full of apprehension on their future in a country which...

29 May 2007

Palestine: Honour Killings

Lebanon: More on the Crisis in the Country

For the second week, Lebanese bloggers have posted anecdotes, reflections, updates, photos, videos, jokes, sarcasm and drawings on the issue that is taking precedence over all other topics. The issue...

Ukraine: Internal Troops

Russia: Attacks on Gays and a British Diplomat

Iran:Iran just what you would expect

Belarus: Blogger br23/Uładzimer Katkoŭski Passes Away

Belarusian blogger Uładzimer Katkoŭski/br23 passed away in Prague on May 25 at the age of 30. As one of his online friends wrote, "To a large degree thanks to his...

Iran:Chinese Cultural Revolution

28 May 2007

Lithuania: Homophobia

Bhutan: Mocking Democracy

Bulgaria: George Michael For Tripoli Six

Hindi Blogosphere: Scorn at activists and foodies’ delight!

Here we are again, ready to peek into the world of Hindi blogs to see what's happening in that part of the global blogosphere. A lot has happened in this...

Egypt: Blogger being Watched

South Korea: Private Tutoring Is A Crime?

Francophone Morocco: Politics, Power, and Money

"If you don’t do politics, politics will do what it wants with you." Or, do politics make any sense in Morocco? Hamza Daoui checks in on this week's blogging to...

Block of Youtube: the Moroccan blogosphere react

27 May 2007

Syria: Presidential Referendum and Lebanon Clashes

Today, Syria is reelecting president Bashar Assad for a new seven-year term in office. The process is done through a referendum, which means there will be no other challengers. The...

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