23 November 2005

Stories from 23 November 2005

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

  23 November 2005

Foreigners residing in Bolivia make up a good chunk of those blogging about the country. Some have lived in various cities in Bolivia for quite some time and others are merely passing through. Nevertheless, their observations and discoveries about life in Bolivia provide a unique perspective on a drastically different...

Iran: Non Moslems are Animals!

  23 November 2005

Sharam Kholdi reports that according Shargh newspaper, Ayatholah Janati, Guardian Council's secretary, said “Humans who follow anything but Islam are the same as those animals who wander about and graze on the earth and commit corruption.”

China: Sentenced Church Leader

  23 November 2005

Chinese Christian Jidian has posts in English discussing the case of Cai Zhuohua, the leader of several Beijing area home Christian churches, who was arrested in 2004 and sentenced earlier this month. Some bloggers like Wang Yi, believe the case is a key one for freedom of worship in China.

South Korea: Exam Eve

  23 November 2005

Gusts of Popular Feeling describes the night before the big, life-determining college entrance exam in South Korea.

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