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29 May 2006

Stories from 29 May 2006

Bolivia: “The Evo and Hugo Show”

Togo: Books by Blogger's Friends

Martinique: Boat Parking in the Way of Beach Enjoyment

Be irrepressible! a campaign for global internet freedom

As more and more nations carve up the so-called global, borderless internet into separate spheres of control through filtering and censorship, often using technology supplied by large IT companies, Amnesty...

China: Raising fuel prices, raising tempers

As China's economy continues to grow, so too do the kinds of complaints that come with modern life. And while gas prices are kept lower than can be found in...

East Timor reported by the Lusophone Blogosphere

Seven years after the end of Indonesian rule -- becoming the newest world nation in May 2002 -- and having gone through what was viewed as a successful nation building...

Russia: Pogrom Instead of Gay Pride

Russia: Moscow Roma

India: Women and Helplines

India: Media and the bias

Sri Lanka: Mahinda and the Tamils

Sri Lanka: Job losses and India

Nepal Moving Towards Peace Talks

After the victory of the April Revolution, and a major House Proclamation that has seriously curbed the powers of the king and renamed the army from Royal Nepal Army to...

Nepal: Quotes from the streets

Ethiopia: More websites barred.

Costa Rica, Peru: Same-Sex Marriage Ban and Anti-Homophobia Vigil

Jordan: Unemployment

Tunisia: Cactus customs

Syria: Six years in power

Serbia & Montenegro: Photos of the Missing Albanians of Kosovo