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· September, 2008

Stories about Western Europe from September, 2008

29 September 2008

Deaf Awareness Week: Organizing Offline activities Online

This last segment of the Deaf Awareness Week (part 1, part 2) shows us how the deaf use their videos to organize their communities and strenghten their offline ties.

28 September 2008

Blogger of the Week: Sami Ben Gharbia

This week's Blogger of the Week is none other than Global Voices Advocacy Director Sami Ben Gharbia, known for his dedication to the fight against oppression and censorship. Sami is...

24 September 2008

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “Setback in the Srebrenica Survivors’ Search for Justice”

Lusosphere: Saramago, 85 years, Nobel Laureate, Blogger

A week ago, the 1998 Nobel Prize winner for literature - the first and only Portuguese language writer - started his own blog: Saramago's Notebook, which he describes as his...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Speak Out Against Dutch Court's Decision

Central Europe: Cheap Travel

22 September 2008

Ukraine: Critique of a Text on NATO Membership

Egypt: Kidnapped Tourists

A group of 15 foreign tourists, including five Italians, were kidnapped on Monday in southern Egypt. Egyptian bloggers react.

Deaf Awareness Week: A different type of book signing.

Did you know that most deaf people who sign, consider sign language their first language and the written language as their second? I didn't, but thanks to the dozens of...

21 September 2008

Ukraine, EU: A Closer Relationship?

The EU's plan to finalize an Association Agreement with Ukraine in 2009 was made public at the EU-Ukraine Summit in Paris on Sept. 9. The media and bloggers greeted it...

18 September 2008

UK: Gay Azerbaijani Artist Faces Deportation

Environment: Polluted Fish?

YouTube Contest for aspiring journalists

As I had mentioned back in August, YouTube and The Pulitzer Center have launched Project: Report, a contest for aspiring journalists and now the full rules and instructions are up....

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