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11 March 2007

Stories from 11 March 2007

Third World Women Have a Ways to Go

For Women's Day, India-based Haitian Blogger Pascale Doresca compares [Fr] the lot of women in the third world to that in the first world and concludes: “Developed countries are far...

Brazil/US: Information about the New Ethanol Alliance

Raul Zibechi published an informative analysis about the US / Brazil New Ethanol Alliance, calling it ‘the most ambitious attempt to reposition the US in the region since the Free...

Africa: Ya Ma'Afrika: African-themed TV series

Joshua Wanyama at African Path posts a press release about Ya Ma'Afrika, “Ya Ma'Afrika” is a fictional drama show that fuses the lives of 4 African women living in New...

Zimbabwe: International Women Courage Awards

Jenni Williams, the national coordinator of Women of Zimbabwe Arise! (WOZA) is one of the recipients of the International Women of Courage awards, “Ms. Williams is as deserving a recipient...

Egypt: Kareem's Appeal Case Tomorrow

Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabeel Sulaiman‘s appeal is expected to be heard by an Alexandria court tomorrow. (March 12) The Egyptian blogger made history last month by being the first writer...

Egypt: Osama Bin Laden's Birthday

Osama bin Laden‘s birthday falls today. Click here to read what Egyptian blogger Ritzy Mabrook has to say about the occasion.

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Today's post is on daily life in Iraq. Read moments in the life of an Iraqi blogger, find out the real difference between boys and girls, and learn of the...

Russia: International Women's Day

March 8 happened to be the first really warm and sunny day in Moscow this year, and although crowds were out celebrating the International Women's Day, this didn't silence the...

YouTube blocked and unblocked in Thailand

Visitors to popular video sharing site YouTube were re-directed to a government web site from Friday to Saturday noon. 2Bangkok has a post on the block When attempting to reach...

Taiwan: bloggers act on saving Lo-Sheng Sanatorium

Losheng Sanatorium is a hospital for lepers which is located in the suburbs of Taipei. Since 1930s, this hospital is the only public sanatorium for Hansen's disease (leprosy) patients in...

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