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· December, 2006

Stories about Humanitarian Response from December, 2006

Ukraine: Ruslana Against Human Trafficking

The Natashas – “a blog for those interested in fighting the scourge of human trafficking of women and men, girls and boys, especially for purposes of sexual exploitation” – posts...

Poland: Free Internet

Information Policy blog reports that the Polish government will be offering free internet service “to disadvantaged members of society in a bid to ensure that all citizens can have equal...

Sri Lanka: Two years after the Tsunami

Two years after the Indian Ocean Tsunami, there isn't too much noise in the respective blogospheres. LaneTop remembers the day, and wishes more had been done by the author. Another...

Belarus: Internet and Charity in Grodno

Information Policy blog reports on a charity campaign launched by the Grodno internet community.

Bulgaria, Libya: Tripoli Six Death Sentence

Declan Butler writes about the Tripoli Six death sentence: “That is despite the fact that this was not a fair and impartial trial, and that the court refused to hear...

Sri Lanka: Preparing for the Tsunami

LIRNEasia is apprehensive about a report in the UK press which claims that Sri Lanka is prepared well if a tsunami strikes. “The best-prepared country is Sri Lanka, one of...

Russia: Litvinovich on Beslan Report

David McDuff of A Step At A Time translates a piece by Marina Litvinovich, an activist and founder of the Truth of Beslan portal; she writes: “Another of the report’s...

Nepal: Going home

United We Blog! on the return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in Nepal. “However, most of the IDPs were disappointed over the government’s indifference. Following the beginning of the peace...

Nepal: The refugees from Bhutan

Democracy For Nepal on the 100,000 refugees from Bhutan. “The same chauvinistic thinking among the Nepali elite that has kept some five million Madhesis deprived of citizenship papers for decades...

Haiti: Millennium Development Goals

Haiti Justice Blog refers to an article from the New York Times, which examines the ways in which the comfort of rich, developed countries “is, to a large extent the...

Serbia: Discussion on Kosovo's Future

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A First Round-Up of the Sudanese Blogosphere

Today in the Sudanese blogosphere, we notice a variety of opinions on different topics. Black Kush from South Sudan has 2 posts entitled “How Egypt is woeing South Sudan” where...

Cambodia: Land Evictions

Mongkol links to videos of land eviction in Cambodia and says “It pains me to see how bad our poor people have suffered and how serious social inequality is getting”....

China: more on dog crack down

Beijing city government recently invited Chinese and foreign journalists to visit the dog impounding facilities which is set up for all the unlicensed dogs they've caught in their recent campaign....

Poland: Iraq Exit Strategy

The beatroot writes about Polish troops in Iraq.

Arabisc: An Arab in Toronto and Arabs and Civilisation

Emirati blogger Osama is in North America..a place he never imagined he would ever travel to as long as George W Bush is the president of the US. لم أتخيل...

China: chinese police

Lyn Jeffery at Virtual China blogs about a special section in a citizen journalist website, Molive/Moobol(zh), which collects both positive and negative on-the-scene photos of policemen

China: I have no legs

A lump of coal would actually come in handy for the cold souls in Petitioner Village this winter, judging from the stories told in The China Next Door, a photo...

Senegal: Migrants to Spain Repatriated

Le Pangolin provides an update on the status of Africans who have migrated to Spain on rafts in the thousands in the past year (Fr): “Spain, which in an initial...

Sudan: save Darfur

Soldier of Africa, who blogs from Darfur, posts a video made by American school kids, Save Darfur.

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