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· January, 2008

Stories about War & Conflict from January, 2008

28 January 2008

Armenia: Army Day

Lebanon: Demonstrations, Deaths and Specter of Civil War

Here is a random selection of bloggers’ reflections on yesterday’s incidents which started as demonstrations against electricity shortages and against hikes in prices but ended in riots, shootings and deaths.

Palestine: Qassams, Gas or Hamas?

Morocco: Who is Responsible for the Gaza Crisis?

East Timor: On Suharto's death

In late 1975, East Timor was invaded and occupied by Indonesia, which led to a 24 year rule and it is estimated that up to 200,000 people, one-third of the...

UK: Armenian Genocide Memorial Vandalized

Afghanistan: Iranian Weapons in Farah?

27 January 2008

Blogger of the Week: Salam Adil

Global Voices Online kicks off a series of weekly interviews with the bloggers and cyberactivists who amplify the voices of citizen journalists in their countries on this site. Our first...

Flagging at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Iraq has a new national flag. Some people may say that flags are really not important, but for Iraq it is big deal. Every new regime has sought to cement...

26 January 2008

Davos: peeking in and participating through videos

The World Economic Forum´s annual meeting of political and business leaders is taking place between January 23rd and January 27th in Davos, Switzerland. This year, common people can participate in...

Iran:Photos for Peace

25 January 2008

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Srebrenica Child Victims

Iran:Logos to support Gaza

Lebanon: Car Bomb Targets Counter-Terrorism Captain

Yet another terrorist attack targeted Lebanon leaving behind deaths and destruction. Today, at 10am local time, a car bomb killed Lebanon’s active counter–terrorism police officer, Captain Wissam Eid and three...

Afghanisan: Rifts within the Taliban

Afghanistan: Returned Refugees, Police Fatigue and Freezing Children

There has been a series of articles on the plight of Afghanistan's police. Bipasha Ray notes one of the many problems facing the creation of a police force from scratch:...

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