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11 May 2008

Stories from 11 May 2008

Blogger of the Week: Claire Ulrich

Today's Blogger of the Week may not be known by her blog, but she is widely known by her labour at Global Voices Online in French. Until recently, she has...

Tunisia: Sarkozy's Visit Spurs Blog Reactions

The Tunisian blogosphere was buzzing last week with responses to French President Nicholas Sarkozy's official visit. Naruto brings us some of the reactions in this post.

Syria Blocks the Arabic Wikipedia

Myanmar: Appeal for Help with Logistics

Fiji: Blog Roundup

Cambodia: Advertisement that Attracts

A Cambodia blogger praises the government for the improved press rights and freedom of expression, but wants the Ministry of Culture as well as Ministry of Information to ensure that...

Myanmar: Survivors of Cyclone Nargis

A week has passed since Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar. The situation on the ground continues to deteriorate: food rationing is inadequate, medical supplies are running out and hundreds of thousands...

PangeaDay: Impressions from Brazil

Pangea day took place this Saturday, May 10 2008, and the world watched together a selection of films broadcast via the internet and TV simultaneously to every corner of the...

D.R. of Congo: Campaign against sexual violence

Uganda: Amakula Kampala Film Festival

Uganda: Watching African movies in Africa

Africa: Cain Prize for African Writing

Zimbabwe: Conditions for a run-off

Brazil: Are you watching PangeaDay?

Armenia: Blogging Comes of Age

Arguably the most active country in the South Caucasus when it comes to blogging, the content and relevance of blogs on Armenia was at first nothing really worth writing home...

Armenia: Charity Football Match

China: Nationalism vs. nationalism in Korea

It feels like trampling on an already well-trampled Chinese flag at this point as millions have begun their Olympic host celebrations on the mainland, but carrying on from an earlier...

Musical instruments from around the world

Videos with interesting instruments from different corners of the world, including some made from recycled cans and plastic sodabottles, a record of how didgeridoos are made, and a Russian folk...

Myanmar: Claims of Cheating in Referendum

Myanmar: UNICEF's Urgent Needs

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