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· March, 2007

Stories about Turkey from March, 2007

Afghanistan: 800 Years of Rumi

Bonnie Boyd notes that Rumi, the famous poet often associated with Sufism who was born in what is now Afghanistan, was born 800 years ago and she reports on a...

Turkey is Typing….the Weekly Favorites

So rather than stay with one particular topic or theme in this weekly, I thought that I would just give you the insights into my top Turkish blog posts of...

Kurdistance: Newroz

The vernal equinox marks the beginning of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere and the beginning of the “New Year” or Newroz for the Kurdish people. The holiday is not limited...

Turkey is Typing….Business and Travel

What I thought were the interesting blog posts this week all seemed to revolve around business and travel. I think that it is the coming of spring that makes me...

Turkey is Typing: You Tube “Should I Stay or Should I Go”

Last week Global Voices reported on the temporary ban the Republic of Turkey put on media site YouTube. The background of the issue stems from a single video posted by...

Egypt: Turkey Bans YouTube

Egyptian blogger Sandmonkey reports that Turkey has blocked YouTube for hosting videos that insulted Kemal Attaturk. “The model secular Islamic state everyone,” he remarks.

March of the censors: France, Turkey and China clamp down on freedom of speech

Two weeks ago, the French blog AgoraVox, one of the leading European citizen media blogs, warned against what it termed the gradual “berlusconisation” of the French media and the threat...

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