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6 January 2007

Stories from 6 January 2007

Saddam execution video re-ignites death penalty debates worldwide

Over the past four months, we've tried to feature and contextualise videos we felt should be seen and debated by a wider audience. Today's featured human rights video is something...

Barbados, Jamaica: Two ways of reporting

Barbados Free Press compares newspaper reports from a Jamaican and Barbadian newspaper of an incident in which a young Barbadian man allegedly stabbed a young Jamaican man to death during...

Guyana: Illegal World Cup mug

Ryan at the West Indies Cricket blog finds a photo on Flickr of a piece of illegal Cricket World Cup merchandise, a mug allegedly purchased in a craft store in...

Iran:Gas shortage in Iran

According to Dorane Emrouz, 11 provinces in Iran are facing gas shortage. The blogger says the Iranian government has no program and no plan to slove this problem.The blogger says...

Iran:Dr.Hesam Firouzi,a human right activist got jailed

Student committee of human rights reporters blog reports Dr.Hesam Firouzi, human rights activist is jailed.He, as a doctor used to take care of several political prisoners such as Ahmad Batebi,...

Myanmar: Monarchy and the New Capital City

In a single post, Burmese blogger Aung Kyaw looks at the idea of re-introducing monarchy in Myanamar, the meaning of the name of the new capital city Naypyidaw (the military...

Fiji: Stopping Coups

David Farar has an idea to stop the reoccurrence of coups in Fiji. “Maybe when Fiji finally gets a legal Government again, they could give Bainimarama the Saddam treatment –...

The Ghost of Saddam Hussain

Brazillian cartoonist Latuff's take on the repercussions of the execution. Everyone .. and .. their .. auntie seems to have produced their own Iraqi blogger reviews rounding up reactions to...

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