29 July 2005

Stories from 29 July 2005

Mexican President, Vicente Fox Interviewed by Blogger?

  29 July 2005

Last night I came across a post on Bloggings by Boz which linked to a post in Spanish by Goleech mentioning that Mexican president, Vicente Fox, in what must have been a first, was interviewed by a blogger. I read through the interview, and though it seemed more than sufficiently...

Egypt: Bad News

Unfortunately, One Arab World has to make the announcement that the candlelight vigil planned for tonight in Cairo has been cancelled. This is because of anticipated protests in reaction to President Mubark's announcement that he will be running for re-election.

BBC statement on Afghan blogger threats

The Committee to Protect Bloggers recently received the following statement from the BBC in response to complaints by Afghan Blogger Sohrab Kabuli that somebody has been using a BBC computer to threaten him. The statement was sent by Mike Gardner, Head of Media Relations at BBC World Service: The BBC...