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16 December 2006

Stories from 16 December 2006

A First Round-Up of the Sudanese Blogosphere

  16 December 2006

Today in the Sudanese blogosphere, we notice a variety of opinions on different topics. Black Kush from South Sudan has 2 posts entitled “How Egypt is woeing South Sudan” where you’ll find an interesting exchange between him and an Egyptian. It was no surprise when the news came out that...

Nigeria: new intellectual online forum

  16 December 2006

Kazey Journal is excited about Think Nigeria, a new Nigerian intellectual online forum, “Let me spill the beans, there is a new Nigerian intellectual forum that is just what you might have being searching for.”

Russia: “The Dissenters’ March”

  16 December 2006

Marsh Nesoglasnykh (“The Dissenters’ March” or “The March of Those Who Disagree”) – screenshot from the rally's website, www.namarsh.ru According to news reports, over 2,000 people showed up at a “rare” anti-government rally in Moscow today. LJ user rifleman_sa has posted a photo report (RUS) from the Marsh Nesoglasnykh (“The...

Ghana: blogging from Ghana

  16 December 2006

An American in Africa puts her blog and life in Ghana into perspective, “I can't fix Africa's problems. I can't fix Ghana's problems. I can help my little corner of the world and my Ghanaian friends, but that is between them and me.”

GV Summit Delhi '06 Session One: GV's Past, Present, & Future

  16 December 2006

In the first session of the Global Voices '06 summit, co-founders Rebecca MacKinnon and Ethan Zuckerman looked back at where Global Voices has been and forward to where it is going. Where We've Been Global Voices Online was born out of a meeting of a small group of bloggers from...

Global Voices Delhi Summit Slideshow

  16 December 2006

Day 1 of the Global Voices Delhi Summit is well underway and the photos are starting to emerge on Flickr. Here is a slideshow. People are contributing their photos of the meeting (and a few from their travels before the meeting) by uploading their pictures to Flickr and tagging them...

Hong Kong: erasing history, demolition of Star ferry and Queen's pier

  16 December 2006

The protest against the demolition of Star Ferry has been going on for four days. After the violent crack down by the police, protesters are now launching hunger strike. In December 14, at the eve of the Ferry's 49 years old birthday, the demonstrators organized a peaceful candle night. When...

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