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12 July 2007

Stories from 12 July 2007

China: 750,000 annual pollution deaths

750,000 premature deaths each year from air and water pollution—a statistic the Chinese government sought to keep secret for fear of social unrest should that be publicly known. Word's out...

Iran:A survey done by Terror Free Tomorrow

Iran:Kiarostami's works in Berkley Art Museum

Iran:A new site to ask your question

Thailand: North Food in Bangkok

India: Children and Singapore Airlines

Pakistan: Open letter to the Supreme Court

Nepal: Chaos on the streets

Nepal: Money and Blogs

Bangladesh: Sicko and Canada

Uzbekistan: Special prison

Kyrgyzstan: Passport ordeal

Egypt: Bedouins of Sinai Crisis, 11-year-old Mother and Blogger Say the Unsayable

This week’s round-up from Egypt highlights bloggers’ involvement in domestic issues like the rape of an 11-year-old girl and the Egyptian Bedouins of Sinai’s dilemma in Egypt and covers bloggers’...

Russia: 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

It would be, of course, an exaggeration to say that every single Russian blogger has commented on Russia's victorious bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi last week...

Expat Ethiopians reflect on the sounds and smells of home

The ties that bind expatriate Ethiopians to their home country dominated the Ethiopian blogosphere over the past few weeks. Ethiopians living in the US, Europe and Asia came up with...

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Tasty Dishes

Cuba: Gay Rights

Trinidad & Tobago: Caribbean Tales

Jamaica: Election Date Announced

Cuba: Blogging for Cuban Liberty

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