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· July, 2008

Stories about Politics from July, 2008

30 July 2008

Russia: Evictions in Sochi for 2014 Winter Olympics

Ukraine: Protests Against Image as a “Brothel of Europe”

Russia: Calls for Reinstating Regional Elections

Syria: Forgotten Prisoners and Real Heros

An Egyptian prisoner is still being held in an Israeli jail, according to reports being posted by bloggers, in the aftermath of the Prisoner swap between Israel and Hezbollah. Razan...

Turkey is Typing….Bomb Blasts in Istanbul

While the city of Istanbul enjoyed itself with a Metallica concert, the party died down with the news of a bombing in the Istanbul neighborhood of Güngören, leaving at least...

Haiti, U.S.A.: Musical Militia

Kenya: 10,000 signatures needed

Arabeyes: Any Legal Foundations for Al Bashir's Indictment?

Since July 14, when the possibility of Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al Bashir's indictment by the International Criminal Court was raised, bloggers around the world have reacted to the matter....

Haiti: Act 3, Scene 2

Cuba, Mexico: Good Relations

Barbados, Venezuela: Staking a Claim

Trinidad & Tobago: Searching for Truth

Bermuda: Party Over People?

Guyana: Blogger covers journalist ban

On 12 July, news broke in Guyana that a senior journalist had been banned from entering the office of the country's president, allegedly in response to a critical news report....

Cambodia: Unofficial election results

China: Demonstration Area

Iran: Cleric's Protest Walk Ends in Jail

An Iranian cleric named Ali Reza Jahanshahi was arrested about two weeks ago, shortly after beginning a 960 kilometer (590 miles) protest walk from the southern Iranian city, Sirjan to...