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26 September 2007

Stories from 26 September 2007

Egypt: Demonstration Planned on Thursday

26 September 2007

A demonstration will be held in Cairo, Egypt, at 9pm on Friday in protest against the jailing of journalists and in solidarity with the workers on strike, reports Abna Masr (Ar). The demonstration has been called for by opposition movement Kifaya.

Egypt: Hunt-the-Editor Season!

26 September 2007

It’s “hunt-the-editor” season! In two weeks 5 editors-in-chief and 3 journalists working for opposition newspapers have been arrested and sentenced to jail and/or a big fine, reports Hatshepsut from Egypt.

Bahrain: Top Notch Intelligence

26 September 2007

“Our intelligence machine is the most sophisticated in the world, no expenses spared, the latest technology of smart cards and biometric identifying systems as well as the latest in surveillance technology. I don't know about you but I boast about this everywhere I go,” writes Babbling Bahrania from Bahrain.

Iran:Che Guevara's children visited Iran

26 September 2007

Amin Taghikhani says that Che Guevara's two children came to Iran and met with Iranian officials last week.The blogger writes[Fa] “do Che Guevara's children know that thousands of Marxists have been executed by Islamic Republic!”

Ukraine: Awaiting Election Fraud

26 September 2007

Foreign Notes writes: “Accusations and counter-accusations of cheating by the main political protagonists are reducing the chances of the September 30th VR elections being conducted fairly and producing a result that will be accepted by all participating parties – something that is being almost completely missed in articles on the...

Peru: Dangerous Construction

26 September 2007

The Peruvian government has relaxed norms for the construction of buildings arguing that the deregulation will speed up construction and reduce bureaucracy. However, Desde el Tercer Piso [ES] counters that it might make buildings less safe especially in regards to earthquakes.

Argentina: Public Transportation News

26 September 2007

Viaje Como el Orto [ES] is a blog devoted to news about public transportation in Buenos Aires. In addition, the site receives personal testimonies from individuals that have experiences difficulties with the system.

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Myanmar: Updates From 26 September

26 September 2007

A Burmese living abroad, An expatriate blogger in Thailand, a Malaysian politician and an Indian blogger share their views on the happenings in Myanmar. Monks and civilians are continuing the protests even after the ruling regime warned the people to stop the protests.

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