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· August, 2009

Stories about Politics from August, 2009

31 August 2009

Russia: Photos and Drawings of Opposition Rally

Iran: Protest in Second Life

Online Campaigns To Combat Spread Of HIV/AIDS

Conversations for a Better World

To combat the spread of AIDS, many organizations and activists worldwide are engaged with innovative and localized campaigns and initiatives. Today we will discuss some of them who use ICT...

Trinidad & Tobago: Are We Really Independent?

Today is the forty-seventh anniversary of Independence in Trinidad and Tobago, but some bloggers wonder whether citizens of the twin island republic truly understand what sovereignty is all about...

Anguilla: The Fly

Jamaica: Bereft of Leadership?

Pakistan: Ex President's Trial – Treason Or Revenge?

A year after the resignation the former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, leading political party Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) insists on putting him on trial for treason. Bloggers opine that the...

Japan: Voting for Change

China and Taiwan: Dalai Lama's visit, inevitably political

Yesterday Dalai Lama arrived in Taiwan on a visit that has been denounced by China. The trip, requested by Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to President Ma Ying-jeou, aimed at comforting...

Vietnam: Blogger fired by newspaper

30 August 2009

Hungary: St. Stephen

East Timor: “Happy Day” of freedom vote

Timorese bloggers have celebrated the 10th anniversary of the popular referendum which led to the territory's formal independence. One commemorates the "happy day", another recalls his determination to drive out...

Afghanistan: Voting Day in Photos

On the nation's second-ever election day, Afghan photo bloggers shared pictures from the polls showing military presence as well as voter enthusiasm.

28 August 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Paper Vs. Blogger

Puerto Rico: “Such is Life”

The executive director of the government project Portal del Futuro defended the construction of a luxury mega-resort by telling residents of neighboring communities that they would not have access to...

Japan: Marines and Okinawa

Anguilla: Discussing Freedom of Information

Bahamas: Economic Priorities?

Jamaica: Now What?

Barbados: Dialysis Crisis

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