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· February, 2010

Stories about War & Conflict from February, 2010

Palestine: Sleepless in Gaza

Azerbaijan: Khojali anniversary

Morocco: Maghreb Bloggers Search for Common Ground

A three-day workshop for bloggers from Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco was held from 15 to 17 February 2010 in the Moroccan capital Rabat. Participating bloggers reported and live-tweeted the event....

Silence Speaks: Multimedia storytelling in Republic of Congo

Amy Hill, the director of Center for Digital Storytelling, describes the process and ideas behind a 4-day digital storytelling workshop in November 2009 with seven women affected by Congo-Brazzaville’s (also...

India, Bangladesh: Protest On Killings In Bangladesh

Caucasus: Lezginka dance

Montenegro: The Language Issue

Russia: New Military Doctrine

Bangladesh: Protecting The Pahari People

Russia: New Military Doctrine and Information Security

The new Russian military doctrine provides an interesting opportunity to evaluate the role of information from security perspective. This may apply to the issues of cyber security and Internet, as...

Bangladesh: Communal Attack On Jumma Villages

Philippines: Outrage over Arrest of 43 Health Workers

The Philippine military arrested 43 community health workers accusing the latter of being communist rebels. The arrested individuals were recently presented in the court. Bloggers comment on the issue

Coup in Niger: Bloggers sigh in relief at the ousting of President Tandja

On Thursday, February 18th a coup d'état took place in Niger, in which President Mamadou Tandja was captured after a gun battle in the capital. A few months ago Tandja...

Congo: The Coltan Conflict is in Our Hands (and Cellphones)

Coltan, columbo-tantalite, is a mineral used to make resistors in our cellphones, video games, computers and home electronics. Like blood diamonds, its mining has not only caused ecological damage, human...

Palestine/West Bank: Peace Protesters use Avatar Movie Visuals

Azerbaijan: Breaking down stereotypes

Russia: Avatar & North Caucasus – Fiction vs Reality

Nepal: Solidarity With India

My Name is Khan – Cultural Politics in India

A look at the Hindi blog-posts related to the Bollywood film 'My Name Is Khan' reveals an interesting fact - that the reactions to this film have more to do...

Singapore: Military robotics

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