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21 February 2008

Stories from 21 February 2008

Serbia: Belgrade Riots

Serbia: Twitter Updates from Belgrade

Iran:14-Year-Old Girl Stoned to Death by Father

Iran:Solidarity with jailed leftists students

Iran: A cartoon about elections

Inmates use blogs to start a reform of society

This week we are introduced to another of the Rising Voices second round grantees, “Prison Diaries”, based in Jamaica. It will use citizen media tools like blogs, video and podcasts...

Armenia: Realpolitik and Blat

Ikhwanweb founder and Editor-in-Chief arrested

Pakistan: Election results

Jordan: Wikipedia and Prophet Muhammad

Another storm is brewing in the Arab world regarding the depiction of Prophet Muhammed in drawings after Wikipedia refused the demands of more than 180,000 people who called for the...

Lebanon: Danish Cartoons Again

Turkey: Hijab Ban Lifted

Kuwait: Largest Chili's in the World

Tunisia: New Wind Farms Soon

Bhutan: Right to Education

Ecuador: Government Declares Emergency Due to Flooding

Many parts of Ecuador are suffering from heavy flooding, which led the government to declare a national emergency. Some bloggers write about what this will mean for those affected and...

Nepal: Woes in transition

Africa: AfricaNews seeks reporters

Pakistan: Elections in 2009?

Armenia: Endless Protest Action