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· December, 2006

Stories about Youth from December, 2006

The Saudi Blogosphere this Past Week

Sleeping blogs, zombie computers, Saudi driving culture, Saddam Hussein's hanging, Arabic MTV, Saudi lesbian bloggers, Christmas, and more in this week's roundup. Let's get this started… Relating to the demise...

Russia: Nazism and Anti-Fascism

Daut is guest-blogging at Sean's Russia Blog about Nazism and anti-fascism in Russia and the Russian blogosphere.

Indonesia: Sharia Police in Aceh

Indonesia Matters looks at the latest campaign launced by Aceh's religious police against unislamic behaviour. Aceh is a province in Indonesian island of Sumatra that insists on adherence to strict...

Hungary: Demography

Hungary Economy Watch writes about the country's demographic situation.

Bulgaria, Libya: Tripoli Six Death Sentence

Declan Butler writes about the Tripoli Six death sentence: “That is despite the fact that this was not a fair and impartial trial, and that the court refused to hear...

Ukraine: The New Year's

Carpetblogger posts pictures and writes about the New Year's in Kyiv.

China: Nary Xmas?

A group of PhD students at several of China's biggest and best universities came together last week to release a letter calling for Chinese to boycott Christmas—a holiday they see...

Malaysia: Sex Education in Schools

Cakap Tak Serupa Bikin asks couple of questions after reading about the proposed introduction of sex education in Malaysian schools. “Since the education minister is adamant that sex education will...

Guyana: Ovaltine

GuyanaGyal‘s nephew has his priorities straight.

Bulgaria, Libya: Medics Sentenced to Death

Declan Butler reports on the death verdict in the Tripoli Six case: “By now, I am sure you all will have heard the grim news from Libya. I’ve written a...

Russia: Shpargalki

Lex Libertas compares U.S. and Russian education and writes about cheating and cheatsheets – shpargalki – in the former Soviet Union.

Barbados: BLP and Stem Cell Clinic?

The Barbados Labour Party may or may not have received donations from the Institute of Reproductive Medicine – a clinic “embroiled in what appear to be credible accusations that its...

The Saudis are Still Talking

In this week's roundup: Human Rights Watch's recent visit to Saudi Arabia, a recent poll showing Saudi Arabia to be the fifth least corrupt country in the world, Turki Al-Faisal's...

Cambodia: Personal Information Technology Workshop Spurs Blogging

DeeDee, A young Cambodian blogger posts images from a recently held personal information technology workshop in Seam Reap, the second largest city in Cambodia. “We’re very happy to see that...

Ukraine: Baby-Trafficking

Michelle Knisley writes about yet another horrible case of healthy newborns being stolen from the mothers after delivery in Kharkiv: “In a culture where everything can be bought for a...

Serbia: Belgrade Blog Roundup

From portraits of the city soul that abound in details of daily life to corruption allegations and the latest riots that occurred at a basketball game, find out more about...

Turkmenistan: Fair Play

Peter reports, along with pictures, that Turkmen President Niyazov has officially inaugurated a theme park named after himself.

Cambodia: Life of a Karaoke Girl

Vutha talks to Karaoke girl in Cambodia and describes her life.

Pakistan: Morality and Students

Metroblogging Lahore on Pakistani students caught cheating. “Last week, a friend of mine sent me this email about an embarrassing situation in Swedish universities where the number of Pakistani students...

Bangladesh: Going to RIS

A bengali in TO is rather tongue-in-cheek about suggestions for those going to an event for Muslims called Reviving the Islamic Spirit. “Some women will be without hijab. Such women...

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