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· March, 2007

Stories about Humanitarian Response from March, 2007

Bangladesh: Development Against All Odds

Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Bideshi Blond provides the relevant statistics proving the claim. Being a developing country with limited resources it is...

Sudan: soldier of Africa is going home

After spending a year in Darfur as a UN/AU military observer, Soldier of Africa is going home. Well, after they get paid: “We have done our part, spent a year...

Russia: Chechnya's Street Children

A Step At A Time translates an article on street children in Chechnya.

Mozambique: mourning after bomb blasts

Green Chicken Diaries writes about the recent bomb explosions in Maputo, “Officially, 101 people are dead (at least that was the number of bodies delivered to the morgue so far)....

Mozambique: Blasts Kill Dozens in Maputo

Photo by Alfredo Mueche, in “Domingo” weekly – March 25, 2007 Mozambique's capital Maputo is mourning the victims of a tragedy that could have been prevented, local bloggers say. Dozens...

Bulgaria, Libya: Tripoli Six in the Economist

The Economist's Edward Lucas reposts his piece on the “Tripoli Six”: “Bulgaria has tried hard to make the scandal an international issue, and has also raised money to help the...

Hong Kong: Panda's right

Hegelchong criticizes the mainstream media's insensitivity towards animal rights in the news concerning central government giving two Pandas to Hong Kong for 10 years anniversary of reunification of Hong Kong...

Angola: Miss Landmine Angola 2007

“If you are wondering how low some people will sink then this is just about it. Colleagues in Norway sent me an email with this story about a Norwegian project...

Zimbabwe: Man killed, opposition arrested and tortured

The Zimbabwean government, backed into a desperate corner by a growing groundswell of protests, lashed out violently last week brutally crushing a “prayer meeting” planned by a coalition of civic...

Iran:End of a nightmare in Moscow Airport

According to Kamangir, an Iranian family, a mother with two children, who stayed for nine months in Moscow airport,got accepted as refugees in Canada.You can see their photo here.

China: police post on Shangfang

Ai Weiwei transforms a deleted post in Sinablog into photo files. The post is written by a police Wu Yuo-ming from Wubei, who gave detailed account of his experience in...

French Elections and Darfur

Le Pangolin posts [Fr] the flyer for a meeting to take place March 20 in Paris where French presidential candidates including Ségolène Royal and Nicolas Sarkozy will answer the question:...

Touring Libyan Blogs : Bring a Chaperone or Go Back Home

Libyan bloggers have been quite prolific on many topics this past week, however what easily dominated their minds this time was the ‘invisible’ law regulating the Libyan females under the...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Today's post is on daily life in Iraq. Read moments in the life of an Iraqi blogger, find out the real difference between boys and girls, and learn of the...

Africa: help or leave my motherland

Adefunke is not impressed with pro-Africa charity initiatives, “Ryan announced on the show that he and Simon had already made a trip to ‘Africa’ to witness the poverty and sickness...

China: spring travel photo essay

Lung have a photo essay on spring travel with rural migrant in China, telling the hard life of peasants (zh).

Touring Libyan Blogs: Italian freedom fighters, niqab, road safety and the Libyan bloggers!

Abughilan – who has incidentally become one of my favourites haunts – surprises us with yet another beautiful lesson from the rich history of Libya. It is the story of...

Serbia: The Verdict's Fallout

Pustolovina: adventure in Serbian writes on how the ICJ verdict is affecting her on the personal and professional levels.

Serbia: Reactions to the ICJ Verdict

[Note: A roundup of the English-language blog posts on the ICJ verdict ran on Global Voices this past Wednesday, here.] Serbia is proclaimed not guilty for the crimes that happened...

Tunisia: Bloodbath in the Holy Land Unacceptable

Tunisia-based blogger Sub Zero Blue is angered by the amount of blood being spilled in the Holy Land. “Over 5,000 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli army since 2000....

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