5 March 2006

Stories from 5 March 2006

Pakistan: Blog-o-block

  5 March 2006

I am sure the readers of Global Voices are, by now, well aware of the recent move by ISPs in Pakistan to block blogspot.com sites. The rationale behind this ban cannot be logically justified. The reason given is that due to pressure from (political) groups within Pakistan, the government has...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

  5 March 2006

Este artículo también está disponible en español. This photo of a Carnaval dancer receiving assistance in putting on his outfit was taken by Marcelo Montecino. See his other in this series of photos from the 1994 Carnaval in Oruro at his Flickr page. The photo was used by permission from...

Syrian Blogsphere in a week

A diverse week for the Syrian blogsphere. To start off with politics, Omar from Earth to Omar has an interesting post citing the major developments in the Middle East in the last 6 years. Noting how the right-wing governments in the west are directly influencing into more radical right-wing governments...