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· February, 2009

Stories about Politics from February, 2009

28 February 2009

Armenia: 1 March Anniversary

Hong Kong: Budget report: university students on sale!

Financial Secretary of Hong Kong John Tsang made the budget speech for the fiscal year 2009-2010 at the Legislative Council on 25 of February. This is the first budget report...

Shiv Sena's Orkut Campaign: The Limits to Freedom of Expression in an Intolerant India

Introduction: Freedom of Expression in the Indian Blogosphere The Indian blogosphere is abuzz with discussions on freedom of expression after the Supreme Court refused to throw out Shiv Sena's defamation...

27 February 2009

Bermuda: Budget Response

Guyana: The Ripple Effect

The far-ranging effects of the CL Financial failure have now reached Guyana. One blogger has been assiduously following the latest developments...

Armenia: 1 March post-election clash anniversary

Japan: Bloggers on the Nakagawa affair

Over a week has passed since now-infamous footage of Japan's former finance minister Shōichi Nakagawa stumbling through a 20 minute speech at the G7 meeting in Rome made world headlines...

Kazakhstan: Rally of the opposition

Kyrgyzstan: Hard Time for the Opposition

Afghanistan: Rights Activist Selected as Young Global Leader

Lebanon: Christopher Hitchens’ Beirut Scuffle Sparks Debate

Former leftist turned conservative writer Christopher Hitchens ran into trouble in Beirut last week when he attempted to deface a poster/memorial of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), a Hezbollah...

Nepal: Load Shedding Woes

26 February 2009

Pakistan: Déjà vu 1971?

Martinique: Violent clashes in Fort de France

Jamaica, Guyana: Action or Reaction?

Aruba: Calling the Socialists

Taiwan: CECA, economic elixir or poison?

CECA? Neither a new game console from Japan nor another evil science project that is going to bring this world to an end? But according to the Government, CECA is...

Syrian Ambassador in Washington Lectures on Syrian-American Relations

Arab Bloggers Rally Against the Judaization of Jerusalem

As Israeli authorities evict Arab residents and demolish their houses in Jerusalem, Arab bloggers are set on not letting this pass unnoticed. Another blogger calls for designating a week to...

Egypt: 10,000 days of Mubarak

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