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19 February 2008

Stories from 19 February 2008

Jorge Jurado Raps About Citizen Media

Jorge is one of about 20 young people in the peripheral working class neighborhood of San Javier La Loma who are using citizen media to rescue the forgotten history of...

Pakistan: Goodbye Musharraf!

With the results of the elections in Pakistan becoming more clear, it is obvious that Musharraf, despite his promises hasn't won the confidence of the voters. Crow's Nest writes, reflecting...

Serbia: Bloggers Discuss Kosovo Independence

Sinisa Boljanovic translates some more reactions from the Serbian blogosphere to the declaration of Kosovo independence.

Bangladesh: Hatered and a website

Sri Lanka: Live Cricket!

India: The Alma Mater

Morocco: Facebook's fake prince could face five years in prison

Fouad Mourtada, a 26-year old IT engineer has been held under arrest in Casablanca since February 5th for "villainous practices linked to the alleged theft of the identity" of King...

Morocco: Bloggers Rally Behind Fouad Mourtada

In Morocco, francophone bloggers rally behind Fouad Mourtada, jailed for posting a Facebook profile that spoofed a member of the Moroccan royal family. Mourtada's arrest reveals the tensions between modern...

Sierra Leone: School for Sierra Leone

Serbia: Anger, disbelief over proclamation of Kosovo independence

Ljubisa Bojic translates some reactions from the Serbian blogosphere to the declaration of Kosovo independence.

Central African Republic: Farmers struggle to rebuild lives

Ghana: Elections in Ghana

Ethiopia: On Afar women

Israel: Kosovo or Palestine, the Balkan is Here!

Kosovo has declared its independence. While the Israeli government has yet to announce its stance, several Hebrew bloggers have been reacting and comparing the political fatigue in the Balkans to...

D.R of Congo: Political manoeuvre by the President

Japan: Edo-period Monster Paintings

South Korea: New City Hall Complex

South Korea: Income Inequality

Sudan/Uganda: African Rebels on YouTube

Armenia: Presidential Election Today

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