· February, 2007

Stories about Youth from February, 2007

A Week in the Saudi Blogosphere

  18 February 2007

False assumptions of a Saudi threat to US campuses, a bald Britney Spears, two new Saudi air carriers, Valentine's day, and the infamous “burqini;” all that and much more is in this week's roundup. I noticed many Saudi bloggers referring to the recent happenings in Jerusalem. As it turns out,...

India: A broom seller

  16 February 2007

Swajana profiles a man who sells brooms. “Once a family business has been started it will very likely be handed down from generation to generation. Our video here is about one such enterprising young man who sells brooms and mops – going from house to house – he uses his...

Sri Lanka: Future of University Education

  15 February 2007

A Week in Sri Lanka on the future of university education. “In my view, the Sri Lankan universities today rarely encourages free thinking amongst its student population and fails to serve the original purpose of a university. I myself am an undergraduate in the University of Colombo and I have...

Iran:Ecstasy in Tehran

  14 February 2007

Kourosh Ziabari says that easily you can find and consume ecstasy in Tehran[Fa].He shares his experience where a friend of his invited him to a ecstasy party.The blogger did not consume ecstasy but got surprised to see how easily you can get it.

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Video on GV

  14 February 2007

It has been a bumper few weeks on GV for human rights video, so let's get straight into it… Bandh of brothers… [via Neha] This footage, filmed by Dinesh Wagle, of United We Blog!, shows motorcycle riders being turned backed by members of the National Federation of Nepal Transport Entrepreneurs...

Touring Libyan Blogs

  12 February 2007

The discussion continues from last week again on AngloLibyan who has brought up the topic of the Libyan AIDS stricken children as an offshoot of the previous week’s discussion about the Libyan AIDS stricken children. Anglo Libyan highlighted this time the double standards carried out and the possibility of miscarriage...

China: The west is red

  11 February 2007

If you're still up in the air over what to do over the Chinese New Year holiday, or if you just happen to have a couple weeks off, you could always go to China's impoverished inland region and participate in the construction of the new socialist countryside. Southern Rural News...

Russia: Racist Attack on Journalist/Blogger

  10 February 2007

Channel One footage of the Feb. 10 news piece (RUS) on the subway attack on Aidar Buribayev, a reporter for Newsweek's Russian-language edition. Four young men attacked Aidar Buribayev – LJ user aidar_b2, a 28-year-old reporter for Newsweek's Russian-language edition – on a Moscow subway train just after midnight Saturday....

Arabisc: Egyptian Women a Cut Above the Rest

  9 February 2007

Prostitution, female circumcision and lesbianism aren't vices restricted to Egyptian woman, says Egyptian blogger Tamr Heneh, in an open letter to Egyptian talk show hostess Dr Hala Sarhan. According to the blogger, the Arab world has much more problems which Dr Sarhan could focus on, instead of continuing to drag...

Kurdistance: A Medley

  8 February 2007

Welcome to this week's edition of Kurdistance, where we will roam the world over to see what the Kurds are discussing. Diaspora News Most of the Kurdish bloggers are Diaspora, but this week we are going to look at the areas in which they are talking about. Vladimir, who writes...

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