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· September, 2005

Stories about Weblog from September, 2005

30 September 2005

The State of Bolivian Blogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español Over the past year, the number of blogs about Bolivia, by Bolivians and by those living in Bolivia has multiplied. Projects like Blogs...

Chinese Bloggers on the New Internet Regulation

Ministry of Information Industry of China issued a new regulation called “Rules on the Administration of Internet News Information Services” (For Chinese Original and unofficial English Translation of the document),...

29 September 2005

Indonesian Blogs: Oil, protests, and bird flu

Fuel hike, demonstrations and heavy traffic jams: The government is planning to raise fuel prices on this Saturday, 1st October to address the budget deficit, and already Indonesia has seen...

The Kurdish Blogosphere-Identities of Silence

Recently on the Iraqi Bloggers Central an epic seven part update on the Kurdish/Iraqi blogs was written. While the summary was excellent (and a highly recommended read!) it also begs...

28 September 2005

Blogging in the Cambodian Language

NIDA, National Information Communications Technology Development Authority, is the government agency that oversees the country's telecommunication policy.  The Cambodian Government's ICT Policy encourages the development and deployment of Open Source...

27 September 2005

Images from Cuba: Enrique's '57 Pontiac

“Voices of Cuba #9″ by Sven Steven, who normally blogs in English, Spanish, and French at

Join Our Live Chat! Handbook for Bloggers & Cyber-Dissidents

Update: The IRC chat was a great success, with three dozen participants from around the world (China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Bahrain, Japan, Germany, France and Canada, just to name a few…)...

Pakistan: Blog-o-rama

Without a helmet, riding a Vespa scooter at 45km an hour, I headed out on the internet highway last night, swerving my way through heavy traffic (risking life and limb)...

Iranian Journalists & Blogging in Iran: An Open Window to Communicate

Iranian journalists in their blogs,time to time, provide us first hand information. A couple of months ago Webnameh published Ganji's supporters’ photos in front of hospital before any other site...

26 September 2005

Comments problems

Sincerest apologies to anybody who tried to post comments over the past two days. This was caused by an unfortunate technical mess-up on my part while attempting to block a...

Pakistan: Blogs react to Musharraf's comments

Pakistan: Blogs react to Musharraf's comments

25 September 2005

Kuwait Blogosphere Roundup

Parenting in Kuwait is so mixed. Q discusses how parents can easily leave their children with maids when they are young, and is concerned on how this influences the young...

Echoes from the Tunisian blogosphere

Neila talks about the International Buttefly Rally (in French) that is taking place in Tunisia from the 23rd to 27th of September. This rally is exclusively for women. The women...

24 September 2005

Kenyan Blogosphere Roundup

- First things first. The Kenyan Blogs WebRing recently celebrated it's first birthday and crossed the 100 member threshold. Congratulations are in order. Here are some snippets of the amazing...

23 September 2005

Globalization & Democracy: The Helsinki Conference 2005

The Helsinki Conference 2005: From Words to Action I recently attended the Helsinki Conference 2005 in Helsinki, Finland (Sept. 7-9). The conference was a follow-up to the Helsinki Process on...

22 September 2005

Venezuela: The Censored Dossier

In Friday, Dossier was suspended. A full coverage can be found at El espacio de Lubrio. An ambiguous official statement from the Ministry of Communication and Information and VTV board...

Iranian Bloggers and Collective Blogging: From a Democratic Exercise to Defend Freedom of Speech

Iranian bloggers in last six months have started a new experience: Collective Blogging. Six months ago several bloggers from different places with diverse point of views came together and launched...

Spotlight Caribbean

Anguilla Eric Olsen has a post on Blogcritics.org about Anguilla's upcoming Tranquility Jazz Festival from November 9th to the 13th. Bob Green's Anguilla News covers American Eagles’ recent announcement of...

21 September 2005

It's Out! Handbook for Bloggers & Cyber-Dissidents

Reporters Without Borders has given Global Voices a sneak peak at the Handbook For Bloggers and Cyber-Dissidents before its official Thursday release. Click here to download the full booklet. Thanks...

Welcome to the Kurdish Blogosphere-Revisited

Welcome to our second installment of the introduction to the Kurdish Blogosphere; where we will discuss the various types of blogs. Cultural Kurdish culture isn't easy to define as it...

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