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· February, 2008

Stories about Refugees from February, 2008

24 February 2008

The groundswell of opposition to AFRICOM from African bloggers

At the tail-end of U.S. President George Bush’s six-day, five-country farewell tour of Africa came the announcement the Pentagon’s plans for a second U.S. military base on the continent of...

20 February 2008

Caribbean: Castro – End of an Era?

The buzz in the regional blogosphere for the last 24 hours has undoubtedly been the retirement of Cuban leader Fidel Castro after nearly 50 years at the helm of the...

18 February 2008

China: Spielberg, the Olympics, and oil

Chinese bloggers shocked world media and those calling for a boycott of the Beijing Olympics this week with blog posts revealing a wide variety of Chinese opinions both independent from...

16 February 2008

Iraq: Jordan Pardons Overstaying Iraqis

China: Darfur, a reason to say No?

Is the Darfur issue a reason to say No to the 2008 Beijing Olympics? Spielberg nodded recently, while Mr. Bush shrugged, and Beijing frowned. But how about the common people...

5 February 2008

Colombia: United in a March Against the FARC

For the first time in Colombia´s history, an initiative which began on the internet managed to become a massive, worldwide event in just one month. The February 4th demonstration against...

China: Storm in the way home

China is wading on its icy way home. I hope to record how common people face the most serious snowstorm and sleet disaster China met in as long as 50...

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