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17 March 2007

Stories from 17 March 2007

Russia: Who is “Maria Ivanova”?

On March 11, the Sunday Times ran a piece by Sarah Baxter and Anna Voutsen on the recent attacks against critics of Vladimir Putin's regime. It opened with the story...

Malaysia: Soviet Style Media Management

Philippines: Soldiers in the Campus

Gambia: President claims to have found cure for AIDS

South Africa: a blogger passes away

Zimbabwe: state cruelty

Iran:New life for three journals

Iran:Ahmadinejad's new message in his blog

Iran:Women in politics

Palestine: Donning the Kuffiyeh for Fashion or Politics

Palestine: Free Speech

Bachelet's First year as President of Chile

The first woman to be elected president in Chile, Michelle Bachelet, has made it through her first year as head of state. General opinion said that several situations made it...

Myanmar: No Point Wearing Jewelery

Malawi: Is homosexuality anti-Malawi?, Voices against former President, and Malawian blogger visits Yahoo!

Homosexuality is one the most controversial topics and illegal to practise in Malawi. However, many Malawians in the diaspora are faced with the reality of gay or lesbian relationships. A...

India: The Railway Children

India: On Nandigram and Singur

Senegal: meet Gokh-Bi System

Pakistan: The attack on GEO

Nepal: Nepalis in New York City

Bangladesh: The Police State

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