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17 February 2007

Stories from 17 February 2007

La Réunion: After Decolonization, Responsibility

Madagascar: Pictures of Mahajanga

Madagascar: Hundred Greatest Malagasy Historical Figures

Swahili blogosphere: Sounds of Wisdom, Peacekeeping mission and the Last King of Scotland

Iran:An Iranian Family in Moscow's airport for 18 Months

Iran:Student activist in jail for 2774 days

The Global Voices Valentine's Day poetry contest: let the judging begin!

Many thanks to all who submitted entries for the Global Voices Valentine's Day poetry contest. We had 28 submissions in all, including some fine doggerel, plus one entry from an...

Bahrain: Godfather's Birthday

Palestine: Weekend Roundup

A Week Goes by in Kuwait

From a new movie to a naming special day after a popular soft drink (pop for Americans) to creating Kuwait's very own supermarket brand. These were some of the conversations...

Lebanon: Terrorist Attack and Hariri’s Commemoration

Two years ago, on February 14, a massive terrorist explosion targeting Rafic Hariri took away his life and the lives of many others. Fast forward, two years and many dramatic...

Myanmar: Exploitation of Burmese Workers

Malaysia: Sub-Contracting Woes

Lao: Buddha Park

Brunei: Cinema Halls in Brunei

Indonesia: Israeli Scholar Warns Australia on Indonesian Immigrants

Brunei: Need A Good Tailor