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· April, 2006

Stories about Youth from April, 2006

East Timor: Update from the streets

Things have quietened down in Dili, the East Timor capital. Blogger at Dili-gence drives around the streets of central Dili to look at the damage. A largely peaceful protest by...

Armenia: Prkutyun

Zarchka writes about visiting an exhibition of the Prkutyun NGO, an organization that provides services to disabled children. Onnik Krikorian went as well and has his own post as well.

China: Blog closed for birth

Last week Chinese blogger Bing Feng abruptly closed down his blog. Today he says why.

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

Football and ice hockey, hijab and fatwas, bloggers meetups, and much much more from the Saudi blogosphere this week. Let's go… Starting with Swalfy, who did not seem so surprised...

Little East Timorese girl's heart operation a success

Meandarings has a post on Maria Soares, the little East Timorese girl who was operated on to repair a hole in her heart. Doctors at Sydney Children's hospital volunteered to...

Armenia: Students, Administrators, and No Media

Onnik Krikorian reports that the Yerevan State Medical Institute's rector refused to meet with Indian students unless the media left while Nessuna translates an article on the meeting.

Taiwan: Punks still DIYing

Sack Be Jim at gotmahmojo finds DIY punk ethic, graffiti and a seldom-seen side of Taiwanese society while visiting a collective of artists squatting in an abandoned building in the...

Africa: Malaria Day

Adventures of a Retired Armchair Traveller reminds us that last Tuesday 25th of April was Malaria Day….An estimated 1 million children below the age of 5 die from malaria every...

Sudan: Child soldiers return home

Sudan Watch reports on the return of child soldiers to their homes in the south of the country – the return has been organised by UNICEF

Polish Blogosphere Update

Ever wonder what a day in the life of someone living in Poland would look like condensed into a 10-minute video? Neither did I until I came to Poland. The...

Belarus: Photos From Charnobylski Shlyakh

LJ users andrews_kovas and eugene_grabkin post their photo reports from Charnobylski Shlyakh, a protest rally that took place in Minsk yesterday.

Martinique: Parental Rant

Bien Vu wonders (FR) why his/her teen-aged son is being taught History in French class. “Martinique doesn't do anything like anyone else [in the French school system],” says the blogger...

Armenia: Talks Break Down

Onnik Krikorian reports that talks have broken down between Indian students and the Yerevan State Medical University and notes that a blog has been set up for students to write...

China: Kidnapping impacts family

Beijing or Bust blogger Wu Hao—now considered by Reporters Without Borders to have been kidnapped by the Chinese state—has in these two months of illegal detention missed not only his...

Belarus: Alternative Student Resource

Iryna of TOL's Belarus Blog writes about a Belarusian-language alternative online student resource – www.studenty.by: “More than 10,000 people visited the web-site when the first cartoon about Vasilek, a freshmen...

China: Underdeveloped Western region

Outside In blogger outwits a gang outside a cave during travels in Western China's Muslim-dominated Ningxia Autonomous Region.

Image from Haiti: Sell Art, Support a School

La Bonne Recolte by J.B. Chery. Image courtesy AyitiCherieConnexion AyitiCherieConnexion posts a slideshow of Haitian paintings and writes (FR): While surfing the web the other day I discovered a not-for-profit...

Czech Republic: Unie Svobody and the June Election

Douglas Arellanes writes about the unlikely “first moves in the relaunch of the Unie Svobody (Freedom Union), the right of center party that is still in the governing coalition along...

Serbia & Montenegro: Kosovar Schoolgirl Battling Dutch Immigration Officials

CafeDA writes about Kosovar schoolgirl Taida Pasic's battle with the Dutch immigration authorities: “Pasic's family fled from Kosovo to the Netherlands when she was 12. The IND decided the family...

Armenia: Indian Student Protests

LoonyMoony, Nessuna, and Onnik Krikorian all have updates on the Indian student protests in Armenia at Oneworld Multimedia. Nanyaar, an Indian student in Armenia, also has an update at his...

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