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5 July 2005

Stories from 5 July 2005

Americas Roundup

Jeff Barry offers an in-depth reflection on the death of 194 young Argentinians who were caught inside the concert venue Cromagnon as it caught fire on December 30, 2004. Blog...

Sub-Saharan Africa Daily Blog Roundup

Timbuktu Chronicles passes on some interesting information about a virtual marketplace, enabled by the use of cellphones. Andrew Heavens of Meskel Square interviews two Addis Ababa university students about Live...

Pacific Rim/East Asian Daily Blog Roundup

Danwei reports that a state-owned film company's website has been blocked inside China… because they failed to register the site with the Ministry of Information Industries. Fons Tuinstra writes about...

South Asian Daily Blog Roundup

Rohit Gupta, writing in Chien(ne)s Sans Frontieres, is frustrated by writers of Indian decent who've never lived in India calling themselves “Indian writers”; he's delighted to to read an interview...

Middle East and North Africa Daily Blog Roundup

The Big Pharaoh uncovers the link between Egyptian tomato exports and Secretary of State Rice's calls for reform in Egypt. At Iran Scan, Hoder notes that the election of Ahmedinejad...

Eastern Europe, Russia, NIS & Central Asia Daily Blog Roundup

Ben Paarmann is adventuring through the Kazakh immigration bureaucracy, in search of the elusive multi-entry visa. Alan Cordova points out that, as it transitions from a Soviet state to an...

Global Voices meets the Mainstream Media

Global Voices bloggers are showing up everywhere in the mainstream media these days! American Public Media's syndicated radio show, “Future Tense”, focuses on our project today. You can listen to...

Threats against Afghan blogger

This post has been removed at the request of the Afghan blogger involved, as new information has come to light substantially changing the story. The post concerned the following: “Sohrab...

Sohrab Kabuli: Afghan blogger

Global Voices Online continues to bring you interviews with winners of the Reporters Without Borders Freedom Blog Awards. This week we bring you an interview with Sohrab Kabuli (not his...

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