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June, 2007

Stories from June, 2007

30 June 2007

Iran: Protestors Torch Gas Stations

Enraged Iranian protesters torched several gas stations in Tehran and other cities on Wednesday, after the Iranian government announced fuel rationing for private vehicles. There is news item in Ilna...

Discovering the Mozambican blogosphere through the “Diary of a Sociologist”

While navigating around the Mozambican blogosphere, I came across the “Diary of a Sociologist” – a blog by Carlos Serra, a Maputo-based Mozambican sociologist associated to the University Eduardo Mondlane,...

Syria: Blogspot Unblocked

Haiti: Laid-off Teleco Haiti workers compensated

Korea: Media and Business

Last June, a reporter at a magazine, Sisa Journal, wrote an article related to Samsung. It was not a good story for the image of Samsung. Through friendship with Samsung...

29 June 2007

Colombia: Outrage and Anger at FARC for the Death of 11 Lawmakers

Colombians awoke on the morning of June 28 to the news that 11 of 12 kidnapped deputies had been killed. The word from the FARC rebel group was that they...

Iran:Blogger got filtered

Iran: Rushdie and Bin Laden

Bhutan: Who's happy here?

Sri Lanka: Pavement For Pedestrians

Pakistan: Enroute to Attock Fort

Palestine: What's Going On in Gaza?

"In this day and age communications can turn the devil into angel and beat the angel to a pulp," says blogger Ramzi Khoury. This week, Jillian York attempts to dig...

Bahrain: The Tale of a ‘Legal Slave’

No longer a tax haven, people in Bahrain are fuming at the introduction of a one per cent tax to benefit an Unemployment Fund. Bloggers caught on the bug and...

Libya: Day of Confrontations

Libya: Blogger Back in Action

Lebanon: Legends of St George

Lebanon: Civil Marriages

Kuwait: Best Shoes

Jordan: Friday Blues

Palestine: Daily Misery

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