Stories about Photos from July, 2008
In Potin‘s blog we can discover Iran before and after revolution in 50 different photos.
“Never having become citizens in the real world, it is hard for us to behave as citizens on the web”: Yoani Sanchez at Generation Y shares her thoughts about the virtual Cuba.
Anti-CNN starts to monitor overseas organizations which produce images that insult the Beijing Olympics. A spotted case is the Sweden youth red cross.
Bahraini Ammaro is annoyed that some rides for children advocate violence. Click on his post to see what he is talking about.
KABOBfest mark Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday with this photo post.
“I think fruit is the ONLY reason I tolerate summer at all here,” writes Khadija Teri, from Libya.
The great and diverse Iranian wetland ecosystems could disappear in the near future. To increase public awareness of the problem, several green bloggers launched a campaign, which run from July 5 through 10, to show people the beauty of these places in contrast to the critical condition they face.
Kosoof, an Iranian leading photo blogger, has published a fascinating photo from “Shoormast lake” in the north of Iran. He calls the photo “alone in paradise”.
From Jordan, Tololy is excited about the Amman Book Fair. “I had a terrific time this morning when I went to the Amman Book Fair with my sisters, bookish women like me, and we spent whatever was left of our salaries on books, sweet seductive books!” she writes.
Jazarah posts the front page of a Kuwaiti newspaper, from 35 years ago.
Consumer products in China try very hard to capture the Olympic concept in their product. This Olympic condom ads has become rather popular in the internet.
In Gavras, an Iranian blog, we can discover the front page of more than 50 journals and magazines that have been banned and shutdown in recent years in Iran.
Lebanese Beirut Spring posts photographs from the wedding of Lebanese President Sleiman daughter's wedding and notes: “It’s good for a change to see all our politicians celebrating together in a glitzy environment.”
Kuwaiti Frankom posts two pictures of people praying under the title ‘No Comment.’
The englishman shows some photos on the nominations for the Japan's Door of the Year award.
This year's UNESCO World Heritage Committee's meeting took place in Quebec City, Canada, on July 2-10, and, as a result, 27 new sites were inscribed in the World Heritage List, which now totals 878 sites. According to Stepping Stones blog, the town of Berat in Albania has made it onto UNESCO's list as well.
Buxi blogs photos of a grand Chinese village Banquet in Shunde. How Big? Take a Look!
Bint Battuta in Bahrain shares with us some of the pictures she clicked while touring Budapest, Hungary.
Bahraini Mahmood Al Yousif points us to smart cars … with what he described as stupid owners. Click here to find out why.
Srebrenica Genocide Blog writes about chemical weapons allegedly used against Srebrenica civilians and about the obscene graffiti left by the Dutch troops stationed at the UN base in Potocari.
Buxi posts a funny photo of a translation error caused by the failure of online translation server.