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15 April 2007

Stories from 15 April 2007

Iran: State-Run Newspaper Mocks Ahmadinejad

Iran:Shortage of medicines for MS patients

Iran:Women of Tehran's pre-revolution brothel district

Interview with Kazis Toguzbayev, Journalist/Blogger from Kazakhstan

Kazis Toguzbayev is a Kazakhstani journalist/blogger, who was sued for insulting the honor and the dignity of the president in January 2007 when he uploaded two articles on a group...

Iran:Two women activists are out of jail

Nigeria: state elections marred by irregularities and violence

Taiwan: Bloggers’ Further Action on Saving Losheng Sanatorium

As mentioned in the previous post, discussions and actions on saving Lo-Sheng Sanatorium have widely spread in Taiwan blogosphere. Now the whole event has also attracted attention from mainstream media,...

Taiwan: bloggers joined a demonstration for saving Lo-sheng

Morocco: Bloggers talk about the soul of Morocco and recent bombings

Thanks to a New York Times article entitled “The Soul of Morocco”, the Moroccan blogosphere is busy debating the truth in this statement. Fez, a city of approximately 1 million,...

Lebanon: Remembering the Civil War

April 13, 1975 is officially the date when the Lebanese civil war began. It lasted for 15 years and it officially ended in 1990 after the Taif agreement. More than...

Kuwait: Bloggers’ Show Aired Following Protests

Popular Kuwaiti television show Al Diwaniya is being aired again – following protests from some of Kuwait's bloggers. The show, which was expected to feature interviews with some bloggers in...

Iraq: Constitution Referendum Results

Bahrain: One-Family Spirit

Bahrain: Speeding Engineer Released

Bahrain: Support for Paper

Algeria: Islam and the Islamists