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16 April 2007

Stories from 16 April 2007

Arabeyes: Egyptian Blogger Abdul Monem Mahmood Arrested

Egyptian blogger Abdul Monem Mahmood (Arabic) is the latest in a string of bloggers arrested by Egyptian authorities. He is being detained under custody for 15 days as charges are...

Bangladesh: Celebrating Bangla New Year 1414

Shuvo Bangla Noboborsho (Happy Bengali New Year) to everyone. April 14th was the first day of the Bangla year 1414 also known as Pohela Baishakh. In Bangladesh, this day is...

Poland: Splitting Parties

Ukraine: Family History

Iran:15 students arrested in a university in Mazandaran

Ukraine: Orthodox Easter Photos

Russia, Latvia: April 16 in History

Russia: Talking With “Dissenters”

Russia: Coverage of the Rallies

Georgia: Free Hugs

Armenia: On the Trail with Heritage

Arabeyes: Bahraini Blogger in Court Tomorrow

This is Mahmood Al Yousif, the God Father of Bahraini bloggers, who is being sued by a Bahraini Minister for comments he published online. Mediations between the two parties failed,...

India: A Lawyers’ Enclave

Sri Lanka: Loans, the economy and lenders

Trinidad & Tobago: Why Blog?

Pakistan: Praying and Playing

Nepal: Where have all the Sherpas gone?

Bangladesh: Oh Ireland!

Nigeria: audio comments about election results

Nigeria: test of fairness