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23 December 2006

Stories from 23 December 2006

Iran:Syndicate leader is out of jail

Bangladesh: Cricket in the country

India: Compulsory HIV Testing

China: Nary Xmas?

A group of PhD students at several of China's biggest and best universities came together last week to release a letter calling for Chinese to boycott Christmas—a holiday they see...

Pakistan: Musharraf and Kashmir

Africa: blood diamond

Malawi: does Google know Soyapi Mumba?

D.R of Congo: gorrilas at risk

Tanzania: hot tamarind sauce

Zimbabwe: using SMS to fight dictatorship

Burundi: permanent solution to violence

Somali-Ethiopia conflict looms over Ethiopian blogosphere

War and rumours of war dominated the Ethiopian blogosphere this week as reports came in of bloody clashes between Ethiopian and Islamist troops in northern Somalia. Accounts of the conflict...

GV Summit Delhi ‘06 Session Two: Outreach

At the Saturday meeting of last weekend's second annual summit, Global Voices’ South Asia editor, Neha Viswanathan, facilitated a discussion about outreach: who is blogging, why some communities aren't blogging...

This Week's Saudi Blog Roundup

The Human Rights Watch visit to Saudi Arabia is still making headlines, 80 rats were found on a Saudi Airlines plane, a Bible was denied entry into Saudi, the Quran...

Chilean Christmas Consumer Behavior

Christmas is coming. This post takes a look at Chileans’ consumer behaviour during holidays. Writing about what Chileans are buying for presents, Luis Alarcon (ES) describes top-selling present: El éxito...

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