11 July 2005

Stories from 11 July 2005

manulite delite: A New day in the life of a Zimbabwean

  11 July 2005

Zimbabwean blogger Manulite reports on daily life in Harare in the wake of Mugabe's Operation Clean-Up, or, as local Haraeans are calling it, the tsunami. He starts every day by waking up on the couch in a friend's house because his own cottage was destroyed by the government; it gets...

Omeka Na Huria: Don't the Singapore Police have better things to do?

  11 July 2005

Singaporean blogger Jacob George writes about how the police broke up a book signing on the pretext that they were showing an unlicensed video in public. The video was a tape of some peaceful protestors in Hong Kong; the book signing was by one of Singapore's leading opposition politicians…


  11 July 2005

Miguel Centellas has updated “BoliviaWiki – a wikipedia on Bolivia politics” as a way of taking notes for his own research.


  11 July 2005

The latest on the on-going political drama in the Philippines: former president and cultural icon Cory Aquino has called upon President Gloria Arroyo to resign for the good of the country; President Arroyo has flatly refused to step down. In the meantime, the Papal Nuncio has scolded the Philippine Church...

Iran Hopes 2005

Iran Hopes notes that July 9th is the anniversary of a historic student movement in Iranian history: “On this day in 1999, the first, but certainly not the last, popular movement, in the history of Islamic regime took place. It is known as the Student Uprsing of 18th Tir.”

Welcome to our new look!

  11 July 2005

If you've visited Global Voices before, you'll notice we've changed our look. Hope you like it. Thanks to Boris Anthony of HelpPush.org for his painstaking work!! As we fit into our new skin over the next hours and days, you will most likely see a few more adjustments here and...

The 3rd world view

  11 July 2005

Following the 7/7 bombings in London, Bangladeshi blogger Rezwan asks us “who's problem is it, anyway”?

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