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7 March 2006

Stories from 7 March 2006

The Burning of Diego Portales

No, Diego Portales is not living person. This Chilean building has a lot of historic memory in it walls. Since democracy arrived in our lives, in 1998, this building had...

Sri Lanka: Walls all around

Sri Lanka: Walls all around

Bangladesh: Advertising Blues

Bangladesh: Advertising Blues

Argentina: The Big Apple and Buenos Aires

Just one more example of “the invasion of New York City media by all things Buenos Aires” says Ian of the marriage between Buenos Aires-based freelancer, Brian Byrnes (rss) and...

Nepal: Conflict and Women

Nepal: Conflict and Women

Nepal: Remember Iraq

Nepal: Remember Iraq

India: Living with HIV

India: Living with HIV

Eastern & Central Europe: Migrants Vs Expats

Paul of Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar points out the unfortunate discrepancy in usage of the terms ‘a migrant’ and ‘an expat.’

Bulgaria: Celebrating Baba Marta

Michael Marble of Big Enough Umbrella writes about celebration of Baba Marta – Grandma March – in Bulgaria.

Estonia: Report on Human Rights in Estonia

Giustino at Itching for Eestimaa comments on the Council of Europe's report on Estonia, which criticizes the country's treatment of minorities and neglect for the history of the Holocaust. Estonia...

Slovenia: “The Shit in Yugoslavia” Freudian Slip

Michael of The Glory of Carniola posts a video clip of a Slovenian newscast aired shortly before the disintegration of Yugoslavia, in which the host describes the situation in the...

Serbia & Montenegro: Montenegro Travel, Part One

Mat Savelli of Roma Roma posts the first part of his Montenegro travel account, which includes a moving story of his encounter with two independent-minded Roma kids.

Poland: Avian Flu Media Frenzy

The beatroot writes about media frenzy that hit Poland after it had been confirmed that two swans died of avian flu.

Women's Day & Solidarity

Iranian women and bloggers are organizing conferences for Women’s day. Zannevesht (Persian), an Iran based blogger & journalist, informs us that at 8th of March a conference will be organized...

Bahamas: The decline of the fourth estate

Recalling a 1943 incident of press intervention that she calls the Bahamas's Watergate, Nicolette Bethel laments the decline in the values held by the contemporary press.

Oman: The Singles Club

Ali Mehdi from Sleepless in Muscat blog talks about an alarming trend in the Omani community. As according to a recent census that was achieved back in 2003, there are...

Iraq: Muslims against terrorism?

Ali of Free Iraqi blog commenting on the picture he saw of the demonstrations against terrorism in Bahrain. He says: Now there's nothing wrong with She'at demonstrating against insulting their...

Palestine: Art, creates dialogue

Sabbah and Laith agrees that even “Paradise Now” didn't win the Oscar, but it won more than the academy award. Laith agrees with the film's director statement that this film...

Bahrain: HAMSA Essay Contest

Mahmood writes to inform us about a new essay contest launched by the American Islamic Congress on civil rights in the Middle East. Anyone under the age of 26 can...

Egypt: I'm not going to be a Journalist

Zeinobia of Egyptian Chronicles had a dream of becoming a journalist. But here family didn't let her join the media college. They refused totally that she be a journalist because...

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