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· March, 2008

Stories about Humanitarian Response from March, 2008

29 March 2008

Bahrain: Blogger in Jail for Four Months

Bahraini blogger and human rights activist Abdulla Mohsen (Ar) has been behind bars for more than four months, according to Nido, who calls upon bloggers and online activists to show...

27 March 2008

Tajikistan: Politicized Navruz

Navruz is one of the main celebrations for Tajiks. This time — more than ever — it means end of one of the harshest winter in several decades. People could...

Turkmenistan: Fewer Large Families

Afghanistan: Aid Effectiveness in Afghanistan

China: Vlogger helped Child Labor back to School

Xu Alun, a vlogger hammering away at a point that "truth is power", exposed a moving story of three child coal haulers in Biji, a small city in the south...

21 March 2008

Egypt: A Lebanese in Egypt – From Occupation to Liberation

One day, she felt humiliated, and the next, liberated. This is the story of Layal El Katib, a Lebanese Blogger who lived in Egypt for a while, brought to us...

19 March 2008

China: Patriotism triggered, though under censorship

A brief record of the Chinese public opinion on Tibet unrest. Attention: they are all found inside the Great Firewall. But I believe they stand for a considerable part of...

Armenia: Volunteerism

17 March 2008

Japan: Support for Tibet

As fires rage on in the streets of Lhasa, bloggers in another part of the world have been anxiously following developments in Tibet with open eyes and open ears. Over...

Afghanistan: Women Under Taliban and Now

Hong Kong, China and Tibet: You can't do this if you are Chinese

14 March 2008

Syria: Silence Over the “Bigger Holocaust”

On February 29th, Israel's Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai warned of "a bigger Holocaust" for the Palestinians. Syrian blogger Ayman, from the Damascene Blog, compares between the world's silence to...

13 March 2008

Tajikistan: Hunger to Replace Cold and Darkness

Tajikistan is a small country with big problems. The nation, particularly the rural population, is still suffering from energy crisis, but yet another crisis is going to embrace it very...

Video HUB: Protecting women activists’ rights around the world

Human Rights Video

Witness' The HUB Beta brings us three videos recorded at the "Human Rights for Women; Human Rights for All" event, where 3 strong women who defend other women´s rights speak...

11 March 2008

Madagascar: Lessons learned after 3rd severe tropical cyclone in a month

Since late January, 3 severe tropical cyclones have affected Madagascar tremendously, the latest being cyclone Jokwe who made landfall in the northern region of Madagascar, destroying 40 homes and leaving...