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· October, 2006

Stories about Humanitarian Response from October, 2006

27 October 2006

Dispatch from Uganda

The tenuous peace talks in Juba, Sudan, between the Government of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) continue for a third month, with each side accusing the other of...

20 October 2006

Video exposes child-soldier's identity

Human Rights Video

If you've seen the guidelines for this site, you'll know that there are types of footage that we wouldn't post, and circumstances surrounding the shooting of particular videos that mean...

19 October 2006

Croatia: Online Discussions Overview

Some Croats feel nostalgic when they think about Tito's Yugoslavia, which broke into pieces in 1992. Turbo Kvrcko posts a funny “Wanted” image that depicts why he misses the good...

Bulgaria: Tripoli 6 Letter to Gaddafi

18 October 2006

Russia: Grozny War Diaries, 1994-95

“Every wall, every gate, every street has their signs of war in Grozny.” Like hundreds of other members of the Virtual Grozny Russian-language forum, Natasha Raslambekova lived in Chechnya's capital...

Bangla Blog World discusses Dr. Yunus, Grameen Bank and Microcredit

Ever since the Nobel Peace Prize 2006 has been announced this month, with Md. Yunus and Grameen Bank from Bangladesh being declared joint winners, the Bangla blog world is abuzz...

12 October 2006

Philippines: The perfect storm

More than twenty typhoons enter the Philippines every year. But super typhoon Milenyo (international name: Xangsane) which recently hit the northern part of the country shocked everyone with its ferociousness...

8 October 2006

Russia: Anna Politkovskaya's Murder

Anna Politkovskaya, a Russian journalist famous for her critical coverage of Chechnya and Vladimir Putin's policies, was shot to death in Moscow Saturday. Russian-language blogs are awash in speculation on...