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30 August 2007

Stories from 30 August 2007

Saudi: Support for Jailed Activists

Arabeyes: Who is Using the Tunisian Presidential Airplane?

The Tunisian presidential airplane and the 'unofficial' trips it takes to Europe and the fashion capitals of the world has attracted the scrutiny of the country's most outspoken bloggers. Who...

Ugandans and Expats Face Off in the Blogosphere

"I can also tell an American blogger when I read one—they are different in a way that neither makes me laugh or angered. See this entry, for example. Well, maybe...

Russia: Politkovskaya Updates

Russia: Sakhalin Travel

Russia: “Anti-Akhmatova”

Russia: “Word of Badmouth”

Palestine: Gul for Turkey

Iraqi Insurgency

Czech Rebublic: Syphilitic Pornstars

Mauritania : Ignorance and Tradition

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Generously endowed women are favored in Mauritania. The fatter the woman, the more beautiful she is thought to be. Being big is...

Czech Rebublic: Mushrooming

Ukraine: Animal Shelter

On August 19, Ukrainian journalist Tanya Kremen paid a visit to an animal shelter located near a small town just outside Kyiv. Below are her impressions and thoughts, which she...

Iran:US policy and a web site

Afghanistan: Errors of Judgment

In his first roundup for Global Voices, Joshua Foust takes a tour of mostly Western experts on Afghanistan to see where and how things are changing. This week, he focuses...

Myanmar: Fuel Price Protests

Thailand: Online Video Sites Down, YouTube Works

Trinidad & Tobago: Infinite Island

Singapore: Unlikely Allies

Guyana: Dark Side of the Moon