7 September 2007

Stories from 7 September 2007

Jordan: Read Sultana

  7 September 2007

Lina Ejeilat, from Jordan, encourages her readers to read a controversial book called Sultana by Jordanian author Ghalib Halassah, whose works were banned in Jordan.

Jordan: MP Attacked

  7 September 2007

Ahmad Ghashmary, from Jordan, writes about how a Jordanian MP from the Muslim Brotherhood was attacked and had half his beard shaved after he spoke out against the Jordanian government.

Bahrain: Blow to Democracy

  7 September 2007

The Democracy Coalition Project has warned Bahrain that the progress to democracy has slowed down considerably and in some regard has actually regressed especially since 2005, writes blogger Mahmood Al Yousif.

Slovenia: Boris Kobe

  7 September 2007

The Glory of Carniola writes about Boris Kobe's playing cards, illustrated with scenes of life and death in a Nazi concentration camp. Also, a photo edition of the Best of the Slobs roundup.

Russia: Moscow Mosque's New Website

  7 September 2007

“Moscow’s Historical Mosque has launched a new Internet site as part of its outreach effort, but in an indication that Muslim leaders anticipate that the site will be hacked by opponents of Islam, the site’s organizers have linked it to three different addresses,” Window on Eurasia reports.

Deforestation in Ghana & What China can learn from France?

  7 September 2007

In these times of globalisation and world trade, the challenge of how to protect the environment while ensuring increased economic growth appears to be a problem facing many countries. In this article we offer glimpses of this, first in Ghana through the post ‘Sweet ‘n Sour’, and in China in...

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