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· May, 2008

Stories about Refugees from May, 2008

South Africa: Bloggers need to do more than just write

A few South African bloggers are thinking about positive steps to take with regard to the current xenophobia crisis in South Africa. Stii asks, “What can we as bloggers do...

Lebanon: Palestinian Children's Exhibition

South Africa: Who is to blame for xenophobia?

Sudan: Stranded Palestinians

Palestine: Mass Exodus from Gaza?

YouTube starts citizen journalism channel

Giving citizen journalism videos more airtime has just gotten easier: YouTube video uploading website has opened a new channel exclusively for citizen videos named CitizenNews. Vloggers who specialize in reporting...

Iraq: Are the Refugees Returning Home?

South Africa: What can bloggers do about the Xenophobia crisis?

South Africa: Bloggers, let's do something

Zimbabwe: The plight of Zimbabweans in South Africa

Videos: Creativity in facing the water crisis

With two very recent natural disasters in mind: the cyclone in Myanmar and the Earthquake in Sichuan, China, the topic of getting pure and drinkable water to needy populations has...

Myanmar: Report from Yangon

Israel: 1000 Days Since the Gaza Strip's Evacuation

China:国殇; survival stories in QUAKE

No pen could suffice to write out all those happened and happening in where the quake struck. But undeniable, numerous common people created one after another legends of life,survival and...

Myanmar: A survivor's story

Blog for Palestine Day

Blogger za3tar has organized Blog About Palestine Day for today, May 15, the anniversary of the Nakba and Israel's 60th anniversary celebrations. Bloggers around the world were invited to blog...

Myanmar: Citizen videos in Cyclone Nargis’ aftermath

Despite restrictions on journalists imposed by the Burmese junta who govern the country, people have been going out and recording what is really happening to the victims of this natural...

Palestine: Sixty Years of Al Nakba

Celebrations are under way to mark Israel's 60th anniversary - but for millions of Palestinians whose grandparents and parents were made refugees in the process, today marks Al Nakba -...

Africa: The Simba Lions of Congo

Myanmar: Twittering the cyclone disaster

Burmese bloggers have been using Twitter to give updates and reports about the situation in Myanmar. Twitter provides useful links to recent news articles and blog posts about the relief...

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