Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· July, 2006

Stories about Humanitarian Response from July, 2006

This Week In Palestinian Blogs: World On Fire

While the flames of war engulf Lebanon, Gaza is still under attack. Many of the victims have been Palestinian children, some barely a year old; and as their families prepare...

Middle East reaction: Petition

Aba Boy links to a petition called “Save the Lebanese Civilians”.

Iran: Stoning Six Women?

Zaneirani says according to the International Committee against Stoning six women are in the verge of stoning in Iran.

Singapore: Remembering Cambodia

The death of a Khmer Rouge operative reminds the blogger at nofearSingapore of the time when the Khmer Rouge regime was overthrown. The blogger talks about the geopolitics of the...

Hong Kong:

Yeahayeah blogs about the demonstration against Israelis bombing in Lebanon in Hong Kong (zh).

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — volunteer edition

Typically my bi-weekly posts concentrate on what native Salvadorans are writing in their blogs about their country. This time I will concentrate on the blogs of people volunteering their time...

African Women: Call for Nominations

African Women posts a call for nominations for the African Women of Distinction book and video exhibition scheduled for December 2006. The aim, the announcement says, is to profile the...

French-Speaking Bloggers on Rabat Conference on Migration

What Will the Conference Bring? Says France-based African blogger Le Pangolin, Du 10 au 11 juillet 2006, s'est tenue à Rabat au Maroc, la première rencontre interministérielle euro-africaine sur les...

Kyrgyzstan: Support for the Disabled

Yulia translates a Russian language post on the difficulties disabled Kyrgyz citizens have in receiving support and how NGOs are making up for inconsistency from the state.

Bangla blogs discuss the Levant, war and violence

As the Israel-Lebanon conflict reaches alarming proportions, the heat can be felt as far as the Bangla blogosphere. While the bloggers here are unanimous in their denouncement of the escalating...

China: corpses trade

OneManBandWidth discusses the good and the bad side of the news concerning the banning of trade and commercial use of corpses in China.

Taiwan: human trafficking

David discusses about the US State Department downgraded Taiwan to its “tier two” watch list in its latest Trafficking in Persons Report in jujuflop. He hopes that the report can...

China: How do you say RSS feed in Chinese again?

One day soon, when content flow between Chinese and English websites reaches a reciprocal balance, when newspapers, textbooks and bloggers everywhere go bilingual, how well-positioned will you be? It's not...

China: AIDS orphans

Zhen Jin yan writes about how AIDS orphans (whose parents were diseased by AIDS) in China were rejected by social institutes, such as hospital and orphanage (zh), even though the...

China: death of a mother

ESWN translates a forum post on a new mother leapt to her death 15 days after delivering a baby girl.

African Migrants: EU conference

And Githush also writes about why the EU – Africa immigration conference offers lessons useful to the immigration debate in the United States.

China: the most beautiful reporter in China

ESWN puts together forum posts and news concerning how a woman reporter Cao Aiwen put her work aside and tried to rescue a drowned girl. She was then crowned by...

Across West Africa this week

We start this week's blog round-up with Under the Acacias who blogs: Osama bin Laden in Burkina Faso The face of Osama bin Laden glared down at me from his...

Sudan: Appeal to G8

G8 leaders meeting in St. Petersburg on July 15-17 should firmly tell the Sudanese government that it must immediately accept the deployment of a United Nations force to protect civilians...

India: Bloggers react to the bomb blasts in Mumbai

Mumbai was hit by serial blasts today. Commuters in trains on one of the railway lines (Western Railway) were killed by bombs that went off in seven different trains. The...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site