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· February, 2007

Stories about Humanitarian Response from February, 2007

Ukraine: Chernobyl Posters

Ukraine List posts samples of Chernobyl poster art.

The Balkans: Bloggers Discuss the ICJ Verdict

On Monday, after nearly ten months of deliberation, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) declared that the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre was an act of genocide, but that the pattern of...

Arabisc: A Pictorial Tour of North Africa

There is one word to describe this picture taken by American blogger Cory Driver, who is based in Morocco, and it is wow! Not being a photography critic, however, I...

Iraq: Secret Prisons Still Present

Iraqi blogger Ladybird says human rights organisations are still insisting that the US is maintaining secret prisons.

Botswana: working with children with HIV/AIDS

Dr. Tamara Todd blogs about her experience as a pediatrician working with children with HIV/AIDS in Botswana, “My days are filled with patient rounds, counseling parents, teaching the medical officers...

The Balkans: Reactions to the ICJ's Verdict

The massacre in Srebrenica was an act of genocide, declares the International Court of Justice. East Ethnia blogged while waiting for the verdict – and then provided an initial reaction...

Iraq – Life, Death, Rape and Execution

Stories of life in Iraq have been so varied this past week. In this post I hope to give a cross section on how life is for Iraqis in a...

Iran:Remember fired bus drivers

Several people demonstrated in front of a Court building where Mansour Osanloo,bus syndicate leader,was judged yesterday. Demonstrators asked that fired bus drivers back to work. Osanloo and other bus drivers...

Madagascar: despite series of unfortunate events, bloggers are still upbeat….

Greetings all, This is my first post on Global Voices. I am fortunate and quite thrilled to have the opportunity to share with you the perspective of the Malagasy blogosphere....

Iran: War and Human Rights Concerns

Concerns about a war between Iran and the US are growing in the Iranian blogosphere by the day. While Iran refuses to halt its uranium enrichment programme, despite the United...

Palestine: Weekend Roundup

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah gives us a brief round up of happenings on the Palestinian-Israeli front this week here.

China: Blood Money

Toadi from has translated a recent report from Huaxia Times(zh) on the operation of a blood collection station in Shanxi where blood plamas is extracted from rural pleasants like...

Russia: Dog Life

LJ user drugoi posts a photo story (RUS) about the kind man Ilya and his 44 dogs, many of them legless or otherwise disabled, living in a house outside Moscow:...

Sudan: candlelight vigil for Darfur

Sudanese Thinker announces the candlelight vigil for Darfur, “A huge thank you to the American Islamic Congress and all others involved for launching a Muslim and Arab initiative to help...

Sudan: unpaid peacekeepers

Soldier of Africa reports that the African Union does not pay its peacekeepers on time, “When I returned from my leave in early January I received my money for October...

Japan: anti whaling

James from Japan Probe blogs about the anti-whaling action with a youtube video taken from the perspectives of Japanese whalers.

Ukraine: Street Children

Scenes from the Sidewalk writes about Ukraine's approximately 200,000 street children: how they become what they are and where they live.

Touring Libyan Blogs

The discussion continues from last week again on AngloLibyan who has brought up the topic of the Libyan AIDS stricken children as an offshoot of the previous week’s discussion about...

China: rescuing cats

Ai wei wei blogs about a rescuing cats action in Tianjian. More than 400 cats were rescued from the hand of illegal cat trader (zh). Some of the photos can...

China: The west is red

If you're still up in the air over what to do over the Chinese New Year holiday, or if you just happen to have a couple weeks off, you could...

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