Stories about Protest from February, 2006
Myanmar, Thailand: Bangkok Falls
At Burma Digest, a poster hopes that the protests against Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra will send a message to his allies in the Yangon government. He calls on other Burmese to join and protest at Thai embassies. “Today, the Road to Burma Liberation can also be through Bangkok.”
Supermale on Moslem World Boycott of Danish Goods
Morad Ouasti reports (FR) at Supermale on the mechanisms behind the moslem world’ s boycott of Danish goods: “Denmark is already suffering early consequences while the boycott is being organized via Internet and text messaging … Meanwhile, European companies [such as Danon and Nestle] adopt an ad hoc strategy of...
Myanmar: Interview with Shan King's Son
Burma Digest has an interview with Harn Yawnghwe, the youngest son of the last ruler of the Shan State kingdom of Yawnghwe, who now lives in exile and participates in the democracy movement.
Bridging The Gap… Danish Cartoons Again
A very important update on the Syrian Blogsphere was the Bridge the Gap in Blogspace project, started mainly to get bloggers from all over the world a bit closer, bloggers who believe in peace and mutual understanding. Ayman from The Damascene Blog says… Moderate and open-minded people exist on both...
Selections from the Caribbean blogosphere
This week the Caribbean saw presidential elections taking place in Haiti, violence erupting in Spanish Town, Jamaica, and Hosay observances in Trinidad. Here's the blogosphere's take on these events: Haiti: Presidential Elections February 7th’s presidential election in Haiti seemed at first to belong to René Préval. The New York Times...