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· December, 2005

Stories about Weblog from December, 2005

31 December 2005

Cambodian Human Rights Leader Kem Sokha Arrested On New Year's Eve

It looks like 2006 will be an even more difficult year for those fighting for freedom of expression in Cambodia according to this post by Jinja about the New Year's...

Turkey is Typing….

Greetings for the new year! Yogurtland, Turkish Torque, and Talk Turkey would like to extend their greetings for a Happy New Year as well. If you happened to be celebrating...

Pakistan: Blog-o-New Year!

As the year comes to a close, I am forced to look back and ask myself an important question, “why the heck did I not write a post for GV...

Malaysia: Islamic burial of ethnic Indian

The recent controversy over “forced” burial of a Malaysia Everest mountain climber M. Moorthy in accordance to Islamic rites, in which the decision was disputed by Moorthy's family, has stir...

Chinese Blogosphere:Year in Review

The development of blog in 2005 is fast and influential. Compared with early years when blog was first introduced, 2005 is the booming year of Chinese Blogosphere in terms of...

Echoes from the Tunisian blogosphere

The results for the Tunisian Blog Awards were announced, here in French and here in English. Tarek writes about “Tree of Paradise”, an exhibition of mosaics at the Brooklyn Museum...

29 December 2005

Tsunami: Malaysian blogs reflect a year after

In remembrance of the Tsunami which took place at Asia Pacific in 2004, bloggers around the world were putting up posts to commemorate the event. MackZul dedicated a blog entry...

A conversation with Guyana-gyal

“I GON TELL YOU stories, true, true stories. Like me gran'pa and me nanee and cha cha used to do, and they ancestors too. Take half, leave half, cry or...

28 December 2005

About blogging in Morocco

Although blogging in Morocco is a new “fashion”, it is spreading with a high speed among Moroccans from all ages and different activities. You have the Doctor , the politic...

Blog Buzz From South Asia

Blog Buzz From South Asia

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

Happy Holidays from the Kurdish section of the blogosphere! The Kurdistan Bloggers Union writes about security cameras being installed in the Southeast of Turkey to monitor the Kurdish population there....

27 December 2005

Chilean Cinema Trends

Chilean cinema has been growing and growing as years go by. The “Festival de cine de Valdivia” (ES), the best known Chilean festival of cinema, has taken place in the...

Mexico: Interview with Javier Treviño

La versión original de este artículo está disponible en español. The following interview, conducted by Mexican contributing writer, Alan Flores, was translated by Linda Evarts. The interviewee, Javier Treviño Cantú,...

Iranian Blogs & 2005

Iranian blogs continue its dynamic existence in 2005 and Persian language has become second most used language (After English Persian ties with French) in Blogosphere. Here we look at some...

Blogging To Improve Cambodia’s Environment

Meet Zarah Jane Almeida who works as a producer for Mlup Baitong's Environmental Advocacy Radio Program. She has been blogging about her work and life at Sreisaat Adventures in Cambodia...

Remembrance Week – Tsunami and After

Remembrance Week - Tsunami and After

26 December 2005

Bahrain's roller-coaster week in review

For a country as small as Bahrain, there certainly seems to be quite a lot happening which are diametric opposites!

25 December 2005

Indonesia: Blogger questioned by the police, Tsunami one year after and a Peaceful Christmas Eve

Last week, Herman Saksono, a blogger from Jogjakarta was questioned by the police because he posted (now removed) a modified picture of Indonesian President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono with Bambang Trihatmodjo,...

Christmastime in Bolivia

Take a deep breath. Watch your belongings. Say goodbye to personal space. If you want to partake in some holiday shopping at a place where you can find anything and...

24 December 2005

Turkey is Typing….

While many Turks do not celebrate Christmas, many-especially University students-are taking advantage of the winter break to head home and spend time with their families. Istanbul is covered in snow,...

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