· June, 2008

Stories about South Asia from June, 2008

India: Bullying bloggers, stealing content, and threats!

  9 June 2008

As bloggers, we're a vulnerable lot. Regardless of anonymity, pseudonyms and the like, threats can still make us review how important a blog is. The case of Inji Pennu and Kerals.com is taking the blogosphere by storm. In what comes across as sheer bullying and intimidation, Kerals.com, a website that...

Nepal: Traditions and Girls

  9 June 2008

With the collapse of the Monarchy, some traditions come under the scanner in Nepal. Wagle Street Journal on the tradition of Kumaris, where young girls are worshiped as goddesses and sometimes live in isolation.

India: Child Sexual Abuse

  9 June 2008

Into Madness reads a book on child sexual abuse and writes on the sheer scale of abuse of children in India.

BlogCamp Delhi – Enlightening and entertaining!

  9 June 2008

24th May 2008 was sort of a remarkable day in the blogging circle in New Delhi and National Capital Region as Indian Blog and New Media Society, in collaboration with its local partners Delhi Blog and New Media Society, organised Delhi's first BlogCamp. Months of planning and organising didn't go...

Bangladesh: US, Obama and Dreams

  5 June 2008

In the middle of Nowhere from Bangladesh remembers life as a graduate student in the US, and reflects on how Obama could have a great impact on segregation in the US.

Pakistan: On Democracy

  4 June 2008

The Pakistani Spectator on the idea of democracy – not just theoretically, but as a choice that people make.

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