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· September, 2009

Stories about North America from September, 2009

Indonesia, USA: Segway the symbol of US economy failure?

USA: Use of the Term “Illegal Immigrant”

USA: 30 New York Mosques in 30 Days

Two young men in New York City, Aman Ali and Bassam Tariq, are nearing the end of their journey to document visits to "30 mosques in 30 days" on their...

Arab Diaspora: Shall I Marry a Non-Arab?

Arab women living in diaspora have hard questions to answer. Should they marry non-Arabs, non-Muslims or converts to Islam? Palestinian blogger Mona, who lives in Canada and blogs at Rebellious...

USA: Latinos on the passing of Ted Kennedy

Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy’s passing on August 25, 2009 has stirred a flurry of blog posts among the Latino community in the United States, since the late Kennedy was a...

Arab World: Healing the Rifts of 9/11

As the United States remembers the tragedy that occurred on September 11, 2001, the rest of the world is remembering too. For many Arabs, that day marked a change in...

Palestine: The 9/11 Industry

Bahrain: Remembering 9/11

India: Lisa Ray's Blog On Living With Cancer

Tribute To The Bangladeshis Killed in 9/11

Trinidad & Tobago: “Soccer” Warriors

Palestine: Travelers Say Israel is Illegally Denying Access

Travelers to the Palestinian West Bank are now facing new restrictions. Visas obtained from Israeli consulates for their visit are stamped "Palestinian Authority areas only" in violation of the 1995...

Jamaica, Barbados: Sandiford Speaks

Egypt: US “Activist” Travis Randall Deported

American journalist Travis Randall has been denied entry to Egypt and then deported. Bloggers react to his treatment in this round up of posts by Marwa Rakha.

Barbados: Hearings on Tourist Murder Begin

France: Secularity, Required for Democracy and Human Rights

The French concept of the secular seems so distinctive that even the English-language Wikipedia's entry on the issue uses the French term, laïcité, worded in French, to describe it. Suzanne...

A Guide to Blogging about Life with HIV/AIDS

In recognition of the hundreds of HIV-positive bloggers chronicling their lives worldwide, a group of online activists affiliated with Rising Voices have created a new guide to blogging about HIV/AIDS.

Trinidad & Tobago: Get A Plan

Cuba, U.S.A.: Obama's Order

USA: Deportations Feared as New School Year Begins

A proposed bill that would resolve the legal status of approximately 65,000 undocumented students in the United States is still in limbo as another school year begins this month.

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