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1 March 2008

Stories from 1 March 2008

Armenia: Censorship Concerns

Blogian makes another post raising concerns about censorship and freedom of speech following the declaration of a state of emergency in Armenia. The blog already notes that various online media...

Armenia: Riots

The Armenian Observer updates its readers on the latest developments in the confrontation between the opposition and authorities in the Armenian capital. The blog reports that molotov cocktails are being...

Armenia: Turning Point?

American-Armenian Raffi N at Life in Armenia says that the local broadcast media is not informing the public well on today's riots in Yerevan, but welcomes events if only because...

Armenia: State of Emergency & Bloggers

Now that a state of emergency has been declared in the Republic of Armenia following today’s clashes between police and supporters of former president, Levon Ter-Petrossian, Blogian wonders whether bloggers...

Russia: “An Echo of Moscow”

Lyndon Allin translates a piece by Roman Gruzov that was supposed to appear in the Moscow weekly Bolshoi Gorod, but instead was published on BG's editor's blog.

Uganda: Uganda's Calling

Uganda's Calling blog: “Uganda Calling is a non-profit organization that is helping to end the 20-year long war in Northern Uganda through the means of connecting with outreach programs in...

Uganda: Things I wished I knew…

Things Rebekah wished she knew when she lived in Kampala: “This is something I would have appreciated when I dropped 80,000/= at Aristoc on a novel that took me 12...

Fidel here and there

O Escriba blogs[PT] about the shocking difference between the covers of the Brazilian Veja magazine and the North-American New Yorker magazine about the end of Fidel Castro's long term on...

Brazil: Whose, and what kind of party, was Campus Party 2008?

The biggest event of the world involving people interested in internet and technology has just had its first Brazilian edition. Daniel Duende was among the thousands of participants who gathered...

Africa: Soccer Management blog

Global Netsports plans to use its blog to promote African players: “We will use this space to have a conversation with you on our journey to represent and promote career...

Armenia: Opposition Protest Dispersed

Unzipped carries photographs, video and updates on the situation in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, after this morning's dispersal by police of an ongoing overnight unsanctioned protest demonstration in support of...

China: No more free lunch, even at here?

Now the fire has been burned to right outside the door. Is the litigation of movie makers in U.S agasint Xunlei in China a start of a fire that is...

Singapore: Hello Kitty Online

Hello Kitty fan miuki looks at the new online game announced by Sanrio.

Myanmar: Ancient Buddhist Site in Danger

The South East Asian Archaeology Newsblog points to a ancient site in Burma that might be in danger due to mining work.

Thailand: Thaksin's PR

Real Life Thailand writes Thaksin, the former prime minister of Thailand, is “one of the best media manipulators of all time“.

Brad Will, one night more at the barricade

DPadua, from[PT], highlights in his blog[PT] the release of the movie “Brad Will, uma noite mais nas barricadas” [“Brad Will, one night more at the barricade”, PT], about the...

Dominica: Going Geo-Thermal?

Steve's Dominica says the choice between investing in an oil refinery or geo-thermal energy on the Nature Island is a no-brainer.

Trinidad & Tobago: “No” to Violent Music

Keith in Trinidad admires the example being set by a young radio DJ who is calling for the local entertainment industry to take a stand against violent music after the...

Cuba: Human Rights Treaty

Cuba has signed two United Nations treaties on human rights, but Child of the Revolution wonders whether the move will make any difference.

Barbados: News on Crime

Keltruth Corp. analyses the crime situation in Barbados.

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