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21 April 2008

Stories from 21 April 2008

Egypt: Detainees Update

Lebanon: The Lebanese Leftist

Malawian Bloggers Discuss The Zimbabwe Crisis

As bloggers from across Africa write about the elections crisis in Zimbabwe, Malawian bloggers join in the condemnation of the delay in releasing the election results, with at least one...

Lebanon: Media reporting on Gaza

Lebanon: Sunnification of R. Hariri?

Lebanon: Show-off all the time

Syria: Chocolate Thief

Singapore: How a terrorist escaped from a high-security cell

Indonesia: 15 years for terrorist leaders

Myanmar: Bomb blasts in Yangon

Brunei: Making a bank bag

Japan: Comfort Women Video Calls Attention to a Still Unresolved Issue.

More than 60 years have passed since the World War II, but women who claim to have been abducted under Japanese Military's orders to serve as sexual slaves on military...

South Africa: The Praise and Fall of Thabo Mbeki

South African President, Thabo Mbeki, is keeping bloggers increasingly active with his recent position on the situation in Zimbabwe, and bloggers are taking him to task. Here's a run-down of...

Bahamas: Tax Write-Off?

New Oil in Brazil Unleashes a Gusher of Media Controversies

Twisted information about the discovery of what may possibly be the third largest oil field in the world turned into a hot issue on the Brazilian blogosphere this week. The...

Trinidad & Tobago: Eating Less Meat?

Jamaica: Calabash 2008

Bermuda: Freedom of the Press

Jamaica, Martinique, Trinidad & Tobago: Lighting the Way

Guyana: Walking Shoes