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19 May 2008

Stories from 19 May 2008

Malawi: To believe or not to believe rumors of a coup plot

Following Victor Kaonga's Monday May 12th breaking news post of the unusual arrests in Malawi of high ranking former and current military and police officers, as well as opposition figures,...

East Timor: Still hoping on the Independence Day

Brazil: Investigating bloggers motivations

Cape Verde: Three hours waiting to vote

Driving in Jordan

Egypt: Sad for Hadeel

Egypt: Myths about Protests

Egypt: Islamic Feminism Alive

Bahrain: Gender Challenged!!

India: Orkut and the Indian Police

Bhutan: Communists and the Press

China: Red Cross China Questioned

Sri Lanka: Fighting Homophobia

India: Eating too much?

Arabeyes: Mourning for Hadeel

Saudi blogger Hadeel El Hadeef passed away exactly a month after her 25th birthday. Bloggers from around the region come together to mourn the death and celebrate the life of...

Palestine: Balfour to Blair

Bahrain: Cult Books

Korea: The birth of the New Political Generation Online

Since the content of the US-Korea Beef Trade agreement was publicized in Korean society, many things have happened. Unexpected scenes of teenage students’ active participation in candlelight vigils against the...

Israel: Bush's Final Presidential Visit

On the heels of its 60th birthday celebrations, President Bush visited Israel this week, marking his second and last presidential visit to the Middle Eastern state. Maya Norton tunes into...

Mexico: Attempts at a US Tourist Visa