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12 May 2007

Stories from 12 May 2007

Kuwait: It's Heating Up in Here !

Indoor activities are a big hit in Kuwait as summer temperatures soar. Bloggers discuss the programmes available in this week's round up by Abdullatif Alomar, which include indoor climbing and...

Somalia: protesting against illegal invasion

D.R. of Congo: Congo's forgotten women

Malawi: Introducing Malawian bloggers

Cape Verde: Cape Verdan basketball legacies

South Africa: Market Taliban versus Populist Taliban

Nigeria: Nigerian democracy for dummies

Israel: Life in Sderot

Syria: Human Rights Activist Gets 12 Years in Jail

Israel: Unreasonable Student Demands

Iraq: Tough Times Ahead

Iraq: New Guantanamo

Lebanon: On Syria in Iraq

Israel: Palestinians Banned from Dead Sea

Lebanon: Arab Women in Photographs

Palestine: End Occupation Rallies Planned

Japan: Forced Confessions

Syria: Al Hurra Unclean?

RSF names Maldives police unit Star Force as predator of press freedom

Reporters without Borders (RSF) has listed Star Force, an elite unit of Maldives Police Service, as a predator of press freedom. The listing came weeks after a dead body fished...

Korea: AIDS and single mothers in Korea and the power of soap operas

AIDS and single mothers are not easy topics in Korean society. Single mothers mean sex before the marriage and are not moral. AIDS is regarded as the result of dangerous...