29 April 2005

Stories from 29 April 2005

Children's Voices from Darfur

  29 April 2005

In February 2005, Human Rights Watch sent researchers Dr. Annie Sparrow and Olivier Bercault to Chad to talk with refugees who'd fled from the bombings and Janjawid militia attacks in Darfur. A pediatrician, Dr. Sparrow usually gives crayons and paper to children to entertain them while she interviews their parents....

Friday World Blog Roundup

  29 April 2005

Spreading the blog gospel (blogspel?): Hossein Derakhshan (aka Hoder) posts his recent presentation on How Weblogs are affecting Iran. He also outlines his upcoming talk on how to make a blogosphere. Mideast: The Lebanese Blogger Forum points out that Lebanese expatriates outnumber Lebanese in Lebanon, and is supporting a campaign...