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12 May 2006

Stories from 12 May 2006

Suriname: Emergency SMS

Barbados: Kamau Braithwaite

Haiti: Advertising works

Haiti: Two thumbs down for Kevin Sites

Colombia: Introducing Creative Commons

Sri Lanka: Buddhism – Far away from theory

Venezuela: Denied Human Rights Council Membership

India: Jarawas In Andaman Islands

India: Podcast with a 72 year old Cabdriver

Belarus: WFTU's Support for Lukashenko

Belarus: Author of Denim Theme Faces Prison

Pakistan: Marketing Politics To The Infidels

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Study on Karadzic Poetry

Ukraine: Persecution of the Baptists

Russia: Putin's Speech

Pakistan: Three German Women

Helping the Homeless in Moscow

LJ user beth4ever accidentally discovered (online) a group of volunteers feeding the homeless in the Moscow subway and at train stations, and decided to join them. Here's her account (RUS),...

Thailand: Beer Review

Southern Africa Blogosphere

"Commentary South Africa" report on the opportunity Jacob Zuma failed to take to clear up, "once and for all, the ridiculous notion that showering can ‘purify’ someone of recently-transmitted HIV”...

Indonesia: 1998

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