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· July, 2008

Stories about Youth from July, 2008

Lebanon: Israel Lies about Killing Children

“Quntar says the child was killed in a crossfire by the sea. I don't believe him and I don't defend him, but neither do I believe the version of the...

Morocco: The View From Fez's News Roundup

The View from Fez provides a weekly news roundup, sharing news of Casablanca's Boulevard des Jeuenes Musiciens as well as the anniversary of King Mohammed VI's accession to the throne.

Cape Verde: Blog for Education

Today is the African Woman Day and to mark the date a new blog has been launched in Cape Verde: Blog pela Educação [Blog for Education, pt], where a group...

Armenia: Agra Hadig

Martuni or Bust reports on the tradition of agra hadig which celebrates the appearance of a baby's first tooth. A large collection of objects is also placed in front of...

Palestine: Anger at Young Boy's Needless Death

Israeli troops shot and killed 12-year-old Ahmed Ussam Yousef Mousa during a peaceful protest against the barrier being erected in Nilin. Up to 18 others were injured by rubber bullets...

Russia: Military Service Exchanged for Construction Work?

LJ user dragspapa reports (RUS) about a proposal that young people should be able to do construction work as an alternative to military service.

Barbados: What happened to I'Akobi Tacuma Maloney?

After a young Rastafari man died during a suspicious encounter with Barbados police, Rastafari activists and other Barbadian bloggers used online resources to ask hard questions and campaign for justice.

Brunei: Extreme skateboard competition

In celebration of His Majesty the Sultan’s 62nd Birthday, a skateboard competition was held in Brunei. Shimworld posts some pictures of the event.

China: Earthquake Survivors

One man bandwidth posts some Sichuan earthquake survivors’ stories collected by volunteer teachers.

Serbia: Liveblogging the Riot

LimbicNutrition Weblog was liveblogging the rioting in Belgrade.

Serbia: Pro-Karadzic Rioting in Belgrade

Balkan File writes about the pro-Karadzic rally in Belgrade and reports that the city's center “now looks a complete mess.”

Hungary: Higher Education

Hungarian Spectrum writes about Hungary's system of higher education.

Russia: Level of Patriotism Among Pro-Putin Youth

LJ user makov_mak recounts (RUS) an improvised survey on the level of patriotism among pro-Putin youth, with some peculiar twists to it.

Egypt: A Man's Views on Sexual Harassment in Egypt

In a series of posts tackling sexual harassment in Egypt, Marwa Rakha sheds light on a male Egyptian blogger's interpretation of what is really happening on the ground. "The Sex...

Armenia: Iranian Students

Armenia: Higher Education & Sciences comments on a recent article published by the BBC on Iranian students studying in the country.

Armenia: Musical Tourism

Unfashionably Late recently visited Armenia and posts an extended entry on the local music scene. The post is accompanied by music videos and analysis.

Philippines: Monthly salary of politicians

A Filipino politician reveals his monthly salary to belie popular perception that politicians are earning big.

Costa Rica: Concerts, riots and concerns.

Journalist Cristian Cambronero from popular Costa Rican blog Fusil de Chispas posts a recount of Sunday's Concert where youth rioted and destroyed the campus of the Universidad Latina in the...

Kenya: Blogging workshop for marginalized youth

Kristina Rosinski, a volunteer at the Undugu Society of Kenya (USK), describes a blogging workshop in which she taught poor and marginalized youth how to blog and post photographs. She...

Kyrgyzstan: Islamic Education Institutions

Elena discusses the results of a two-month research project entitled “Modernization of Islamic Education Institutions in Kyrgyzstan”.

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