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· June, 2006

Stories about War & Conflict from June, 2006

Russia: Article on Chechnya

Sean Guillory discusses (and recommends) an article by Anne Neistat, a researcher for Human Rights Watch, on her recent trip to Chechnya's capital Grozny.

Arabisc: Arabic Bloggers Ken, War and Women Rights

Summer holidays, women rights, war in Iraq and war in Palestine. These are some of the permanent scene in the Arabic language blogsphere these days. Here is some of what...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Its been a fascinating week – with so much to read I don't know where to begin. So here is my best effort. Read how the a mainstream media company...

Uganda: Josephy Kony is officially nuts

Jay's Idle Notes comments on Joseph Kony “Its official he's nuts” – nuts as in murderous, raping , psychopath –

Somalia: Rap about war

Harowo.com on Somali rapper: “K'Naan: Rapping about war” ” K'Naan's own story is more remarkable than most, involving a harrowing odyssey that would see him exiled from his war-torn country...

DRC: Life of a child miner

Congo Voices post photos and writes on “A Day in the life of a child miner” in the DRC.

Uganda: Joseph Kony – LRA

My Heart's in Accra writes about the strangeness of LRA leader Joseph Kony - Since receiving weaponry and support from Khartoum, Kony’s rhetoric has expanded to include adherance to some...

Israel: Eliyahu was killed

The body of the Israeli kidnapped youth Eliyahu Asheri was found overnight near Ramallah. It was devastating news for everybody in the Israeli blogsphere. Sarah never been to a funeral...

Egypt: We are cheap!

Why we are cheap? Zeinobia feels so and she writes why. She said: “For one man , one kidnapped solider , not even a dead , not even for a...

Palestine: Invasion Forecast

Christopher Brown writing from Palestine his “Today's Forecast“, he said: “Heavy rains of missiles and sonic blasts have been happening since Tuesday and are expected to continue throughout the week,...

North Korea: Test-fire fears

As fears increase that North Korea will go ahead with plans to test fire a long-range ballistic, North Korea Zone blogger Barry Briggs looks at the situation in ‘Why Haven't...

Romania: Plans To Withdraw From Iraq

Doug Muir of A Fistful of Euros writes that the Romanian PM plans to withdraw the Romanian battalion – 900 soldiers, the 5th largest coalition member – from Iraq.

Poland: Troops to be Relocated from Iraq to Afghanistan

The beatroot writes that 500 Polish troops are being transfered from Iraq to Afghanistan: “This will be a much more dangerous mission than the one the Poles got involved in,...

Sudan: No humanitarian access to Darfur

Sudan Reeves writes a commentary on “The Meaning of Khartoum’s Suspension of Humanitarian Access to Darfur”

Eritrea: No to UN troops in Darfur

Sudan Watch reports that Eritrea is objecting to the deployment of UN troops in Darfur....”The Eritrean President Advisor Abdalla Jabir added that stability in Sudan is part of that of...

DRC: Displacement in Katanga

Because We are Here reports from the DRC on displaced people in the Katanga region who have been trying to escape yet another group of militias.

South Africa: Israeli Apartheid

South African blog, The Front Line publishes a letter to letter to the “Black Eyed Peas by Maureen Clare Murphy and Nigel Parry, The Electronic Intifada”,…in a post aptly entitled...

Sri Lanka : LTTE and Tamils

How far does the LTTE represents the interests of the Tamils in Sri Lanka? “The LTTE is not at all concerned about the rights, privileges, safety and security of the...

Russia: Four Diplomats Killed in Iraq

Four Russian diplomats were taken hostage and killed in Iraq, one more died shortly after the attack. Yuri Mamchur of Russia Blog writes about the lack of coverage of the...

Serbia: Search for Mladic, Not For Karadzic

Balkan Ghost of Finding Karadzic reproduces an article by Nedim Dervisbegovic on the neglected search for Karadzic: “Pressure on Serbia to capture Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic keeps...

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