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2 July 2008

Stories from 2 July 2008

Ukraine: Grassroots Activism

Many Ukrainians, fed up with a culture of lawlessness that is flourishing in their country, are becoming increasingly involved in grassroots activism. One of the latest rallies - Velonayizd ("Bicycle...

Taiwan: Conflict over Diaoyutai Islands

On June 11, a Taiwanese recreational fishing boat United(聯合號) sank following a collision with a Japanese coastguard vessel 11km off the disputed Diaoyutai(釣魚台) (Japan: Senkaku) islands, an island chain simultaneously...

Jamaica: Weeping and Wailing

Caucasus: European Football

Armenia: Best European in Armenia

Azerbaijan: Asylum Campaign Meeting

Turkmenistan: Another Dissident Jailed

Kyrgyzstan: From Sorrow to Happiness

Early in June a sorrowful groan was heard from the Kyrgyz blogosphere: the great Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov died. Almost all Kyrgyz bloggers wrote about the death of a famous...

Kyrgyzstan: Nomadism Not So Ideal World, Anymore

Mongolia: Riots Aftermath

Mongolia: Election Violence

Kazakhstan: Movie Tickets Wanted

Tajikistan: Tajik Instability

Afghanistan: Descent into Chaos

Afghanistan: Humanitarian situation getting worse

Afghanistan: “Opium-Free” North?

Afghanistan: Second Round of Blogging Workshop

Afghanistan: Marine Corps Goes Social

Afghanistan: Second Blogging Workshop in Pictures

BarCamp in Malaysia and Cambodia