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· July, 2011

Stories about South Asia from July, 2011

20 July 2011

Pakistan: Demanding Justice For Saleem Shahzad

Many suspect that Pakistan's intelligence agency was behind the May 2011 abduction and murder of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, bureau chief of Asia Online. The judicial commission set up...

16 July 2011

Bangladesh: The Link Between Aid Work And Islamic Extremism

Bangladesh: Sexual Assault By A Teacher Triggers Student Uprising

The recent protests at the Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNC) in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, has stirred much buzz in the Bangladeshi blogosphere. After a three-fold campaign via Blogs,...

India: Bomb Blasts In Mumbai – A Preliminary Assessment

13 July 2011

Nepal: Children Suffer In Patriarchal Society

India: Mumbai Relives A Day Of Terror

Today in the evening three coordinated bombs exploded in crowded commercial areas of Mumbai. Netizens were quick to embrace social media to spread news and communicate ways to help. This...

11 July 2011

India: A Facebook Campaign To Remove Unwanted Posters

Pakistan: Embracing the Google+ Circles

The past couple of weeks might be forever remembered as a game changer in the realm of social media in Pakistan. It was when Google rolled out its all encompassing...

Videos: Tortillas, Chapatis, Bread and More Around the World

Most cultures accompany their meals with a grain based product; bread, flatbreads and steamed buns are part of people's meals in many places of the world. Today we visit artisans...