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22 February 2008

Stories from 22 February 2008

Egypt: Monopoly on Backwardness

Serbia: Bloggers Discuss Rally and Rioting in Belgrade

Yesterday, Kosovo is Serbia rally was held in Belgrade. According to unofficial sources, 150,000-200,000 people attended it to protest against unilateral proclamation of independence of Kosovo. The rally went peacefully...

China: Wen Jiabao's neighbors forcefully evicted

Since his blogging tour by bike through some of the poorest areas in China, veteran Beijing blogger Laohu “Tiger Temple” Miao has over the past two months taken on the...

Israel: Palestine and Kosovo

Bahrain: Wise beyond her years?

India: On Fidel Castro

Sri Lanka: Tamil Identity

Pakistan: Why is YouTube blocked?

Pakistan: Election results

Brazil: While traditional media deals with lawsuits, blogs report

Two of the biggest media companies in Brazil are currently involved is court cases that similarly raise the issue of freedom of speech and press even though the media finds...

Iran: From Prague to Iran

Iran:A petiton against Google Earth

Iran:Three workers were whipped

Bahrain: Lost causes?

Recently a number of bloggers have complained about a lack of real education, a lack of critical thinking, and a lack of political engagement in Bahrain. Ayesha Saldanha tunes into...

Kuwait: A Dusty but Profitable Week

Dust storms are wreaking havoc in Kuwait. But amid the dust, there is a silver lining, with a Cabinet decision to grant an extra KD120 (US $435) monthly bonus for...

Hindi: No smoking and Cricket Auctions

Amit Gupta takes us on a tour of the latest from the Hindi blogosphere, including bad news for male smokers, good news for cricket fans in Hyderabad, and hopeful news...

Armenia: Overnight Demonstration

Trinidad & Tobago: Assisting Guyana

Jamaica, Haiti: Haitian Creole

Cuba: Stop the Presses?

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