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2 February 2008

Stories from 2 February 2008

Paths of the Portuguese Language: Africa-Brazil

Luiz Felipe de Alencastro [pt] publishes the transcription of a a speech by him in 2006, in the symposium “Paths of the Portuguese Language: Africa-Brazil”

Angola: Africa is burning, who cares?

“Chad is on fire. The same for Kenya. Sudan too. This will be followed by the Central African Republic. The conflict in Darfur has claimed at least 200 thousand lives...

Iran:Breast kisser sentenced

Dime a Zone writes that an Iranian PhD student in St. John’s, Newfoundland in Canada was sentenced to an additional 18 days in prison for sexually assaulting a woman on...

Nederlands:Holland Loves Muslims

Thanks to Eutopia site,Tori Egherman,Kamran Ashtary,Shervin Nekuee and Farhad Golyardi,”the Holland loves Muslims Petition” is launched.

Africa: A month into 2008: Hope, Dreams, Living

2008 is one month old. Different African women bloggers are going through different spiritual experiences. For many, this is just another year, exactly the same as 2007, and 2006, all...

Armenia: Blogging Congressmen

The Armenian-American Political Action Committee, a new U.S.-based Diasporan lobbying group, has started its own blog. Unlike most Armenian blogs, however, those writing for it are two U.S. Congressmen, Frank...

Japan: Insider trading at public broadcaster NHK (Part 2)

The uproar last week about the discovery of insider trading at Japan's public broadcaster NHK has died down, with former Asahi Breweries advisor Fukuchi Shigeo having taken over for beleaguered...

Saudi Arabia: Stop Organised Religion

“Organized religion is what takes the soul out of believers. Let's just put a stop to it,” writes Ubergirl87, who is based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Come Explore New Videos at Rising Voices

The first round of Rising Voices outreach projects have already been training participants in underrepresented communities how to use the tools of citizen media for just over seven months now....

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