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· July, 2007

Stories about Humanitarian Response from July, 2007

29 July 2007

China: To blog to dream

Two American bloggers in China will be taking their blog on the road for a year starting with a trip next month, for charity, for understanding, and for your dreams.

Palestine: The Plight of Women

Instead of the usual political banter, this week's view into the Palestinian blogosphere will focus on women - join Jillian York for a glimpse into what female bloggers (or those...

25 July 2007

Reactions to kidnapping of Koreans in Afghanistan

South Korean Christian missionaries were abducted in Ghazni, south-west of Kabul, on the 19th of this month. The abductors who kidnapped 23 missionaries are Taleban fighters. The hostages were abducted...

China: The complicated issue of abandoned children

24 July 2007

Africa: Do I look as if I am trying to save Africa?

Palestine: Condolences to Dr. Mona El Farra and Many Others

The best blog posts from the Palestinian blogosphere are not always the happiest. While many around the world are celebrating the victory of the AKP in Turkey and the release...

23 July 2007

Iraq: Special Treatment for Dubai

Arabeyes: Online Democracy, Water Conservation and Crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood Activists

This week's Arabic translation has good and bad news. On the good side is a pioneering scheme by Jordan to publish draft laws online and give people the chance to...

22 July 2007

“Welcome to Japan”? Kurdish refugee family leaves for Canada

Few people, including Japanese themselves, are aware of the dismal record of Japan's treatment of refugees, particularly its treatment of Kurdish refugees. After struggling for many years to make a...

21 July 2007

Morocco: A Kingly History

While the His Majesty King Mohammed VI is changing the face of the country, former king Mohammed V has been nominated for the title of Righteous Among Nations. More discussion...

19 July 2007

Arabeyes: Saudi Women Fight for Men's Rights

Saudi women are grabbing the headlines once again - this time with a protest to demand the freedom of their husbands and kin arrested under 'terrorism' charges, in the conservative...

Japan: A Week of Typhoons, Earthquakes, and Nuke Leaks

The past week has been rough for Japan. Just as a torrential typhoon finished ripping through Okinawa and Kyushu, massive earthquakes hit Niigata and nearby regions, among other things setting...

17 July 2007

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Politics is the order of the day this week. Events in Iraq can be confusing at the best of times - so why not let Iraqi bloggers put things straight....

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