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· September, 2006

Stories about Protest from September, 2006

Turkey is Typing…

As that transition from the lazy days of Summer turn into Fall, a gloomy spell has fallen over the Turkish bloggers this week…and actually, I can agree with them myself....

Poland: Coalition-Building Crisis

The beatroot reports on Poland's government crisis: “So even the Peasants don’t want to get into bed with PiS, it appears. Which shows how bad the image of the government...

Belarus: Protest Diaries and Opposition Leader

Ivan Lenin of Rush-Mush reports that the online diaries of a Belarusian protester Dasha Kostenko have been published in Moscow. He also criticizes the opposition leader Milinkevich: “It's a big...

Taiwan: Media Riot

There have been many complaints about mainstream media practice in Taiwan. Some feel that it hampers Taiwan from developing into a matured democratic society. Recently the whole island's news reports...

South Korea: solidarity protest against military base

Days in Daechuri reports on the weekend solidarity protest in seoul against the expansion of military base in Pyeongtaek. There were also protests in New York and Los Angeles.

Poland: “The Polish Watergate”

The beatroot has posted three entries so far about the beginning of a major corruption scandal, already labeled the “Polish Watergate”: one, two, and three. “It looks very bad for...

Ethiopian bloggers rally to save controversial bill

Ethiopia’s diaspora bloggers are flexing their political muscles in a bid to save a controversial bill they claim has been blocked in the US Congress. The highly-politicised groups of Ethiopian...

Kazakhstan: Mining Accident Fallout

Ben Paarmann reports on the fallout coming in the wake of a mining accident in Kazakhstan at a Mittal Steel mine near Temirtau.

Hungary: Traffic Jam Protest

Paul of Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar warns of possible traffic jams – albeit “peaceful and civilized” – in Budapest.

Hungary: Economic Problems

Edward of A Fistful of Euros writes that the Hungarian prime minister “is now in a double bind”: “If he goes through with a hard set of reforms the Hungarian...

Philippines: First Online Press Conference

An online press conference, a first in Philippine internet history, was held last September 21 when the 34th anniversary of Martial Law was commemorated by Filipinos. The online press forum...

Hungary: More Boring Than Canada

Pestiside.hu observes that Hungary is more boring than Canada.

Hungary: Violence Subsides

Paul of Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar writes that “from Wednesday onwards, the amount of violence has drastically decreased. […] Now, of course, that could be simply because of...

Iran:A tortured political leader

Roozmaregiha writes that Ali Akbar Mousavi Khoini, jailed political prisoner and former deputy in Iranian parliament, seized opportunity at his father's funeral where he had found a few minutes of...

Bangladesh blog buzz

The latest happenings in Bangladeshi blogs around the world: * Education: Tanvir of Journal of a Disturbed Mind blog criticizes the new grading system of school final examination -S.S.C. (Grade...

Zimbabwe: blood and tears

No wonder Izzy called his blog, “Cry Beloved Zimbabwe.”

Syrian Blogsphere in a Week

To kick off this week, Ghalia welcomes the holy month of Ramadan in her special way, with another beautiful shot of her camera… “Ramadan is the (month) in which was...

Hungary: Budapest's “Watergate”

As the first week of the Budapest protests ends and what seems to be “the Watergate case of Hungary” hasn't been resolved, Henrik of Hungarian Accent writes about “the violence,...

Kurdistance

First up on this week's edition of Kurdistance, there has been a fantastic conversation about the Kurdish Question on the Washington Post's PostGlobal feature. The conversation has been very active...

Hungary: “Budapest '06 vs. '56”

Amid the continuing protests in Budapest, Pestiside.hu is trying to help foreign reporters covering the situation: “So as a public service to these naive hacks and their even more clueless...

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