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18 August 2007

Stories from 18 August 2007

Russia: Neo-Nazi Execution Video

One of the most discussed topics in the Russian blogosphere last week was a graphic video of what appeared to be the execution of two ethnically non-Russian men by masked...

Peru: Providing Help for Quake Victims

Peru: Destruction in Huancavelica

Iran: Government celebrates Journalist Day

The Iranian government celebrated Journalist Day on August 8, in spite of having arrested several journalists and banned many newspapers in recent months. The Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, said: “The...

Honduras: Number of Cases of Dengue Increases

Ecuador: Reporting Internet Campaign Expenses

Fighting the desert in Burkina Faso

China: Blogs deleted, barred and officially backed

An eventful week on the backside of the Chinese blogsphere with an entire blogging website desisted, one high-profile blog deleted and another put on the unmentionable list; two web 2.0...

Martinique braces for Hurricane Dean

Armenia: Genocide notes

Kyrgyzstan: Meet the summit press

Georgia: IDPs

Afghanistan: Misinformation or Taliban divisions?

Kazakhstan: Elections

Azerbaijan: Islam on the rise?

Mongolia: Media and journalism

Vietnam: Web Censorship

When I began considering posting on Global Voices from Vietnam, the first thought that came to mind was what exactly was I allowed to post? What topics could I cover,...

Iraq: Shame on Britain!

Egypt: To Blog or Not to Blog

Palestine: Life in Gaza