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15 April 2008

Stories from 15 April 2008

Ukraine: Kyiv Mayoral Election

Ukraine: Senior Clergyman for Kyiv City Council

Russia: Yuri Gagarin

Moldova: “Random Musings”

Hungary: Change in Attitudes; Change in Policies

Egypt: Residential Independence

OTV is a private Egyptian satellite TV channel which has attracted the attention of its viewers from the day it was launched, thanks to its liberal approach, the issues it...

Tunisia: Al Radeyef Protests – When Bloggers Give a Voice to the Voiceless

With little to no coverage of the plight of thousands of people at the rich Phosphorous mines of Gafsa, Redyef and Oum el Arayess on mainstream media, Tunisian bloggers and...

D.R. of Congo: Fifth fatal crash in under a year, food prices the real disaster

News agencies are reporting that 75 were killed when a cargo plane crashed in Goma shortly after takeoff on Tuesday. Du Cabiau à Kinshasa reflects on how a plane crash...

Lebanon: Commemorating the Civil War

April 13 marked the 33rd anniversary of the beginning of the Lebanese civil war which ended, officially, in 1990. Lebanese, who are anxious that the violence may be renewed any...

Egypt: 631 Detainees in Mahalla

UAE: An Extra Pillow?

Morocco: Hands off my Muezzin!

Robin des Blogs received over a dozen comments on his post about a minister in the Moroccan government who has asked muezzins in mosques adjoining tourist areas not to do...

UAE: Thousands of Sites Blocked in New Crackdown

The UAE blogging community is slowly absorbing a new clampdown on the Internet, following the blocking of thousands of websites en masse after objections on their content. While some bloggers...

Bahamas: Outrage

Zimbabwe: Bread and Roses

Uganda: When taxi drivers went on strike…

Iran: Iranians favor direct talks with USA

D.R of Congo: A new partnership to end violence

Zimbabwe: Operation Mavhoterapapi

Zimbabwe: Boycott Independence celebrations

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