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· October, 2006

Stories about Youth from October, 2006

31 October 2006

China: Writings on the walls

Back in the day, big character posters were mostly used for vile purposes, so when they started popping up recently on shop fronts in a remote corner of China's Yunnan...

Lebanon: Political Uncertainty and Men

Many Lebanese blogs are reflecting the internal political bickering that is creating an atmosphere of uncertainty about the future of the country. Most of the posts in this weeks review...

Swahili Blogosphere: Madonna, power rationing, and illiterate thieves

Chemi Che Mponda sums up her feelings about critics of Madonna's adoption of a Malawian baby, David Banda: David Banda kazaliwa katika umaskini, lakini leo anaishi katika utajiri. Na lazima...

Haiti: Circles of Change

East Timor: Youth Gangs

30 October 2006

India: Adopting a child from Malawi

Russia: Youth Extremism

Arabisc: Sexual Harrassment and the Egyptian Blogosphere

After a month of abstinence (from sex naturally) during daylight hours in the Holy month of Ramadhan, a mob of sex starved Egyptians decided to celebrate Eid by attacking and...

28 October 2006

Russia: LJ and Politics

On October 25, International Herald Tribune published Evgeny Morozov's opinion piece on the recent developments in the Russian blogosphere. On his blog – Sharp & Sound: Perspectives On Modern Politics...

26 October 2006

Singapore: Leave the Blogger Alone

Ukraine: Helping the Ailing Teen

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Exploring the Pyramid

“Bosnian Pyramid? – Visocica Hill” – by sjareb It's been over a year since the whole Bosnian pyramid media fuss started. Still, many talk about the possible discovery of Europe’s...

Torture in Gambia, “Militocracy” in Africa, Press Freedom and Dirty Water and Gold

We begin this week's West African blogs round-up with a post in a Gambian blog, Home of the mandinmories, about a Gambian soldier being “Coerced, and tortured” over an alleged...

Kuwait: Kuwait Teens

25 October 2006

New Round of Violence in East Timor

In her latest post from East Timor, blogger Timorsunshine writes about the latest incident in Dili. Apparently the gang war ranging in the airport area has become so bad that...

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