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· September, 2007

Stories about Humanitarian Response from September, 2007

Myanmar: Prayer Meets and Support in Neighbouring Countries

Protest vigils and prayer meets in support of the protesting monks in Myanmar are being held in neighboring countries. This post has some images and videos from South East Asian...

Cambodia: Cambodians Hold a Vigil for Myanamar

Cambodian blogger Mean Lux has posted images from a vigil they held in front of Myanmar embassy this morning.

Korea: Myanmar and Korea

How do Koreans think about the Myanmar situation? Interestingly, many bloggers strongly feel an attachment to this situation and link it to Korean history. The Myanmar situation reminded some bloggers...

Myanmar: Soldiers back down in Mandalay

Monks continued their protests on Thursday, 27th September. The following post has links to the happenings on September 27, and eyewitness accounts and translated excerpts from Burmese blogs sent in...

Cambodia: Supporting the Red Shirt Campaign

Ms. K, a Cambodian blogger, remember a Burmese friends and asks readers to support the red shirt campaign.

Myanmar: Tens of Thousands Join Protest led by Monks

Myanmar bloggers are posting videos and pictures of the large protest that took place earlier today in Yangon, the former capital and the largest city in Myanmar. The protest was...

Thailand: North Korean Refugees in Thailand

Bangkok Pundit responds to the criticism that Thailand is singling out North Korean detainees for harsh treatment. North Koreans fleeing the desperate conditions in their country are increasingly using Thailand...

Yemen: Refuge for Iraqis and Somalis

Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad gives us a chilling insight to how Somalis risk all to escape to Yemen in this post, which also touches on the plight of escaping Iraqis....

Bahrain: Human Trafficking in the Gulf

“Human trafficking remains to be one of our biggest crimes in the Gulf, with little to no awareness campaigns or activism revolving around it,” writes Bahraini blogger Esra'a , who...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

With a major report to congress by America's top general in Iraq and the British withdrawal from Basra, politics is my main course for today. But there is much more...

China: A Censored Lung Cancer Story

Minjian released an exclusive investigative story (as it has been censored by the Propaganda Department) about 4 mysterious deaths from lung cancer (zh). The 4 victims were workers in a...

Bahrain: An Encounter with an Iraqi Girl in Syria

Bahraini blogger One in a Million (Ar) was in Syria recently, where she met an Iraqi girl, which gave her a lot of food for thought on the conditions of...

Myanmar: Remembering 9/11

Dawn in Myanmar remembers September 11, 2001.

China: Senior sues would-be Samaritan

An older woman is knocked down as she tries to board a bus and breaks her collarbone. A young man, the first to have just exited the bus, helps her...

Russia: Down's Syndrome Association, Part 2

Maaskva: Nashimi Glazami posts part 2 of an interview with Marina Tsarkova, co-founder of the Down's Syndrome Association.

China: The Most Awesome Security Guard

ESWN and Zhaomu posted a series of photos to show how a security guard in Chongqin beat up a rural migrant worker who was taking a rest outside the shopping...

Russia: Beslan Anniversary

Moscow City Day celebrations this year coincided with the third anniversary of the Beslan school siege. Some Russian bloggers discussed the regime's attempts to make people forget the unforgettable tragic...

China: Destroying Home Sweet Home

Zenjinyan writes in her blog that everyone has a home, it shouldn't be a far fetched dream, but a basic human right. According to the report of the Centre on...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

It has been a while since I last wrote my roundup but today I will only write about three blogs. There is so much to report and, yet, at the...

D. R. of Congo: Trouble in the Kivus

This month’s round-up from the Democratic Republic of Congo will focus on bloggers in North and South Kivu. Bordering Rwanda and Burundi, these two provinces represent the troubled epicenter of...

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