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14 June 2007

Stories from 14 June 2007

Nicaragua: Back to Plaza de la Revolución, Again.

During recent changes in power, the ruling party often sought to cover or erase signs of the previous regimes. This included the removal of murals or renaming of famous plazas....

Iran: Ortega in Tehran and Temporary Marriage Promoted

A few days ago, Daniel Ortega, the President of Nicaragua, went on a two day trip to Tehran to meet with Iranian leaders. According to media reports, Ortega said his...

Japan: Death of a Pop Star

Serbia: “The Hidden Fascism”

Inspired by the legacy of an African-American activist Audrey Lorde, a Serbian blogger condemns her compatriots' tendency to keep silent about crimes taking place in their own backyard. Sinisa Boljanovic...

Israel: Celebrating Father's Day

Israel: Quality Time

Israel: Who Next?

Jordan: Palestinian Conflict Update

Egypt: Save Iraqi Mosques

Bahrain: US Human Trafficking Blacklist

Bahrain: Education Reforms

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “A Girl Who Could Not Speak Properly”

The Balkans: Bush's Watch and Stereotypes

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Sevdah Now and Then

Serbia: Asne Seierstad's Book

Bahrain: Lebanese Appeal

Former Yugoslavia: Auschwitz Pavilion

The Balkans: One Man's War Stories

Egypt: Elections Rigging Videos, US Aid Cuts and A New Blog by Talented Movie Director

In this week’s round up from Egypt, bloggers write about domestic issues as well as Egypt-US relations and I am also introducing new interesting blogs about movies, photography and liberal...

Lebanon: Living Through Terror

This was yet another violent week here in Lebanon. In addition to the military action, taking place in the North between the Lebanese Army and the militants, and the almost...

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