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20 April 2008

Stories from 20 April 2008

Iran: Woman activist faces prison and lashes

Iran: A new site is filtered

Iran: Save a Mother from Execution

Iran: A cleric criticise both USA and Islamic Republic

Turkey: Armenian Sportsmen

Georgia: Dubai of the Black Sea

Damascus: The Destruction of The Old City

Damascus prides itself on being the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. The history of Damascus goes back well into the 8000BC. In every corner of its ancient alleys...

Bahrain: Wanted – more vlogs!

Azerbaijan: Seki

Armenia: Wedding

Japan: About40, and what next?

Changing times in Japan are opening the door for a new style of television. "About40", aired for the first time on April 11th, has done something novel for a Japanese...

Korea: Invincible Samsung Kingdom

Through the three-month investigation into alleged corruption at Samsung, Samsung snuck out of punishment again. Even though the special investigation team was established, and hidden bank accounts and illegal activities...

Zimbabwe: Chinese troops Mutare?

Zimbabwe: The endless game

Zimbabwe: Take Action Against Chinese Ship Carrying Arms

Zimbabwe: Play your liberation songs at high volume

Uganda: Government refuses passport to transgender woman

A post by Gay in Uganda last week reveals the discrimination the country's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) population faces when applying for travel documents.

Sudan's Looming War

Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement may possibly collapse if the bad pile up of misfortunes continues, but before we go into that, let's proceed with the good news first. Drima is...

D.R of Congo: Mobile game for conservation

Burkina Faso: Vegetarians need not apply

As much as Ouagalais love political intrigue, most people are much more preoccupied with the power cuts that have afflicted the city for the past five weeks or so. First,...