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· January, 2008

Stories about Humanitarian Response from January, 2008

30 January 2008

Louis Michel Heckled by Congolese Protestors at the London School of Economics

Le renouveau congolais posts a YouTube video which shows Louis Michel, European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid and formerly Belgian's foreign minister, as he was confronted by Congolese protesters...

China: The Anger of the Weak

28 January 2008

Russia: Cost of Living

Ukraine: Charity

East Timor: On Suharto's death

In late 1975, East Timor was invaded and occupied by Indonesia, which led to a 24 year rule and it is estimated that up to 200,000 people, one-third of the...

27 January 2008

Flagging at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Iraq has a new national flag. Some people may say that flags are really not important, but for Iraq it is big deal. Every new regime has sought to cement...

26 January 2008

Davos: peeking in and participating through videos

The World Economic Forum´s annual meeting of political and business leaders is taking place between January 23rd and January 27th in Davos, Switzerland. This year, common people can participate in...

25 January 2008

Bahrain: Save the Patients

A doctor by profession, Bahraini in Alaska is appalled with the inhumane manner in which certain patients are dealt with at the main government hospital in Bahrain.

Iran:Logos to support Gaza

Kyrgyzstan: Seamstresses come out of the shadows

Afghanisan: Dangers of Poppy Eradication

Afghanistan: Returned Refugees, Police Fatigue and Freezing Children

There has been a series of articles on the plight of Afghanistan's police. Bipasha Ray notes one of the many problems facing the creation of a police force from scratch:...

23 January 2008

Tajikistan: The ice age. Now

Despite the fact that the long-awaited hydropower station Sangtuda-1 in Tajikistan has been launched, the population still does not feel the changes. It is worth of mentioning that only the...

Uzbekistan: No Refuge from the Cold

Afghanistan: Cold weather victims increase

China: Little Match Girl

22 January 2008

Israel: Israeli Bloggers Respond to Crisis in Palestine

Israel's bloggers take to their keyboards to express their frustration at the one-sided coverage of the crisis in Gaza, Palestine. Maya Norton rounds up their reactions in this post.