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· March, 2008

Stories about Photography from March, 2008

Brazil: March for the end of the Gaza Strip

  31 March 2008

“It is said that each Palestinian expelled from their land – and not just since 1948, when it the state of Israel was created – keep a key which they always carry with them. This is not the key for their car, office or a shed lost somewhere between Jordan,...

Jamaica: Hope & HIV

  31 March 2008

“Behind the images of hedonism in Jamaica, the specter of AIDS has overshadowed the glitter and garish of the Tourist Board commercials,” writes Geoffrey Philp, as he blogs about Hope: Living and Loving with HIV – a multi-media reporting project which he says “is not just an extended essay with...

Zimbabwe: The story of Zimbabwe in photos

  31 March 2008

Zimbabwe elections in pictures: “The Netherlands Institute of Southern Africa (NiZA) kindly gave us a grant to capture the Zimbabwe election in pictures. Using that grant a team of 3 journalists (two in Zimbabwe and one in South Africa) have been bringing you all the drama and action of the...

Armenia: Sevan Museum

  30 March 2008

Robert Dietrich posts photographs of some of the treasures he recently discovered at a small museum outside of the capital. The Peace Corps Volunteer says he was overwhelmed by the amount of items dating back thousands of years and in urgent need of being displayed properly.

Armenia: The Little Prince

  30 March 2008

The Armenian Patchwork posts photographs of preparations and a performance of The Little Prince in the Armenian capital, Yerevan. The blog seems impressed with the organization of the play for children.

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Armenia: Opposition Protests Continue

  30 March 2008

Despite amendments to the law on public marches, rallies and demonstrations following the recently lifted state of emergency, the opposition continues to hold meetings on the streets of the Armenian capital. In order to circumvent the restrictions, the gatherings are held under the guise of playing chess, reading books or even eating fast food in public.

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March Madness in Kuwait

Just as there is March Madness in the US, the phenomena seems to have spread to Kuwait - not for basketball but elections. Abdullatif Al Omar brings us the Kuwaiti bloggers reactions to the resignation of their government, the dissolving of Parliament and the looming elections in June.

Armenia: State of Emergency Ended, Protests Continue

  23 March 2008

The Armenian Patchwork posts some excellent photographs of a silent demonstration staged to mourn the eight people killed during the recent 1 March riots in Yerevan now that the state of emergency in the country has officially ended. My Armenia Election Monitor 2008 also has photographs and a report of...

Armenia: The Epic Land

  19 March 2008

Deep Roasted Blend posts a guide for tourists interested in visiting Armenia. The guide, accompanied by many photographs, was written by Rhyne from The Armenia Blog.

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Bangladesh: Fighting the cycle of poverty

  17 March 2008

In this week's roundup we will highlight some of the discussions happening in the Bangladeshi Blogosphere on the issues of Poverty, LGBT and Travel . Poverty: Bangladesh is a developing country and the main problem of this country is overpopulation. It has one of the highest population density among the...

Armenia: Life Continues…

  17 March 2008

The Armenian Patchwork reports that life continues in Yerevan even though a state of emergency has been declared. Indeed, the blog posts photographs of the opening of a new Beatles’ themed bar and a rock concert by a local band in a club whose enclosed cafe was used by the...

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Iranian Bloggers on international women's day

Women's rights have been severely restricted in the last two years in Iran. Some women activists have been jailed, and Zanan Magazine, a leading women's magazine was banned. Many others have been victims of security forces violence for the way they dress. The Iranian government does not recognise March 8...

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