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19 March 2006

Stories from 19 March 2006

Panel on DRC Civil Society held in Belgium

At UDPS Liege, Damien Twambilangana questions (FR) Patient Bagenda's mobilization of his NGO Anti-Bwaki in favor of the DRC's new constitution. (The constitution was voted in by referendum last December....

Belarus: Protesters Are Leaving the Square

LJ user lipski reports (RUS): “People are leaving the square en masse. The reasons: audibility is poor (people do not understand why they are standing there, what is being said...

Belarus: 15,000 People Gather in Minsk to Support Opposition

LJ user lipski reports (RUS) from Minsk where some 15,000 people have gathered to support the opposition: “The rally's taking place on the steps outside the Trade Unions Palace. Milinkevich...

This week on the Lebanese Blogosphere: Mom, Dad and God.

While the squabbling in the National Dialogue continues, the English side of the Lebanese Blogosphere went on about the various intricacies involved. Ur Shalim observed the similarity between the Lebanese...

Iran: Ganji is Free!

Kosoof, photo blogger & journalist, shares with us Akbar Ganji's photos with his family & friends after he came out prison. Ganji, writer & journalist, had been in jail for...

Belarus: Non-Stop Blogging of Election News

Andrei Khrapavitski (ENG) and LJ user Wolni (BEL, RUS) intend to do non-stop blogging of the news from today's presidential election in Belarus. Another blog to follow is br23 blog...

Buying In, Selling Out or Scraping By: Francophone African Bloggers on Social Mobility and Education

School on Hold While Mom Scrapes By Carine. Courtesy Tony Katombe. Le Blog du Congolais shares (FR) the touching story of Carine, a 22 year-old from the DRC with an...

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