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21 January 2007

Stories from 21 January 2007

Martinique: Homophobia and Segolene Royal's Socialist Party

The French Socialist Party's presidential candidate Segolene Royal. Photo by Manuel MC. Le Blog de [Moi], the blog of an out Martiniquan lesbian, tackled a budding controversy in local Martiniquan...

South Korea: more on textbook

Hong Kong: warning against homosexual program

Hong Kong: doraemons fans’ websites forced to closed down

South Africa: African Digerati

Kenya: the Dalai Lama not welcome in Kenya

Nigeria: falling in love with makossa and soukous

Nigeria/UK: wishing Big Brother was about racism

Malawi/USA: legacies of peace and justice

Kenya: another torch is possible

China: Independent directors funded

With the news of Chinese broadcasting regulation body SARFT‘s decision to heavily invest in future films from sixteen of China's hottest young independent directors, one might jump to the conclusion...

Zimbabwe: Questioning the judiciary and the abortive opposition

Morgan Tsvangirai, and not Robert Mugabe, has become the most poignant effigy symbolizing the tragedy that is Zimbabwe. Much like the young nation that stood replete with promise and seemingly...

Kenya: the revolution will not be televised

Uganda: bloggers meetup

Turkey is Typing…the Death of Hrant Dink

While normally this column focuses on what only Turkish bloggers are saying, sometimes events happen that warrant the voices of not only Turkish points-of-views but others as well. The Death...

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