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5 July 2008

Stories from 5 July 2008

Russia: Blogger's Trial

USA: Al Jazeera Blackout?

When Burlington Telecom, owned by the small city of Burlington, Vermont (population 39,000), decided to carry Al Jazeera English, debate sparked amongst its residents, leading some groups to protest for...

Western Sahara: A new Sahrawi satellite TV station

This will be our first attempt to cover the Sahrawi blogsphere. I, alongside Jillian York and Renata Avila will try to shed light on what the Sahrawi bloggers are saying...

Iran:Persian Gulf's ancient history evoked

Colombia: Hostage Rescue Raises Concerns

After the rescue dubbed as “perfect” by liberated former Presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, who was rescued by the Colombian army on Wednesday July 2nd along with 14 other hostages being...

Brazil: On the ill-treatment for migrant workers

Armenia: Lost Cause?

Armenia: Foreign Policy Failure

China: AI's Human Rights Beijing 2008 campaign

China: Shutting down for the Olympics

Venezuela: Bloggers Pay Tribute to Eugenio Montejo

Venezuelan bloggers pay tribute to Eugenio Montejo, one of the country's greatest poets, who won the national prize of literature and the international prize Octavio Paz. One blogger even recounts...

Russia: Farewell to “Khrushchevki”

Earlier this week, LJ user drugoi, one of the most popular and prolific Russian bloggers, posted 17 photos from a Moscow neighborhood of Khrushchev-era apartment blocks, commonly known as khrushchevki,...

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