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13 October 2006

Stories from 13 October 2006

Bermuda: What's so special about the gardens?

YouTube. Whose Tube? Google's acquisition triggers Lusosphere debate

It could be seen as just another dot-com mega-deal that would not get much discussion beyond in-depth reports in specialized magazines. But gleaning the discussions of Lusophone bloggers is revealing...

Georgia: Making Their Case

Kazakhstan: New Party

Georgia: Social Impact of Russia Conflict

Armenia: Genocide Bill Fallout

Azerbaijan: Media Crackdown

Zimbabwe: Smuggled DVD brings union protest beatings to light

Human Rights Video

This video reached me late last night via Ethan Zuckerman. At nearly ten minutes, it's longer than the other videos we've put up, but I strongly recommend you watch this....

Poland: Freedom of Speech

Russia: “Bashing Anna's Critics”

Ukraine: Out of the Spotlight

Belarus: Paval Krasouski Case

Belarus: “Brothers in Arms”

Poland: Ryszard Kapuscinski and the Nobel Prize

Lebanon: Politics and the Finer Arts

The political turmoil in Lebanon seems to be taking its toll on the Lebanese blogosphere. Many posts reflect on the internal squabble going on. But we can still find some...

Dispatch from Uganda

Peace talks continue in Juba, Sudan, between the Government of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). Ngomrom faults the Government of Uganda and Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) of...

Great day for Bangladesh: Dr. Yunus and Bangladesh gets the nobel prize

Wake up world. This is real. For the first time in recent history Bangladesh has made news in all the international media for a positive contribution to the world. Dr....

Ecuador Chooses

This coming Sunday Ecuadoreans will head to the polls for the first round of presidential elections. As Bloggings by Boz notes, only three presidents have finished their full term in...

Malaysia: Festive Wishes “Unislamic”

Malaysia:Bus Ride in Kuala Lumpur

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