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17 August 2005

Stories from 17 August 2005

Blog-city Blocked in China?

From yesterday afternoon, blog-city, a famous BSP is beginning to be blocked in China. Now it was still under filter by GFW, the project to detect key words and block...

Peru: Last Night's Lima Blogger Meetup

Venezuela: World Youth Fest

Spotlight Bolivia

Alexey writes, “these days I have been pleasantly surprised at the coverage that some blogs made about the bolivian political situation” and it's certainly hard to disagree with him. With...

Russia: “The Flight of the Putin”

Russia: The lost universal language

Mongolia: An exile writes

Kyrgyzstan: An aftertaste of lemons

Nepal: Slogans for a free Nepal

Sharm Relief

Following the devastating terrorist attacks in the Egyptian tourist hub of Sharm Elshiekh, set up a fundraiser called Sharm Relief at

India: Brains, beauty and some more

Bangladesh: Government Speak

Sri Lanka: Culture and Identity

Kenya: Catholic land-rights activist freed

Iran: Hunger strike

China: 21mm

Saudi Arabia: Livestrong, Saudi-style

China: Hopes & Dreams

Palestine: Journalists “Disengaged” From Real Gaza Story

China: Oral English

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