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13 July 2008

Stories from 13 July 2008

Brazil: Digital Crimes Bill approved by the Senate

Death Penalty for Malagasy Farmers over Land Dispute

Twenty one farmers from the locality of Ankorondrano-Analavory (90 km west of Antananarivo) were sentenced by the state because of a collective act of rebellion that stemmed from a dispute...

Angola: An unacceptable silence

Jordan: The Big Day!

Tunisia: Introducing Dahsha

Tunisian blogger Mohammed Marwan Meddah introduces us to Dahsha - an online encyclopaedia, which he describes as “one of the serious efforts to enrich Arab content on the internet.”

China: The Upside Down Commemorative Notes for Olympics

The People's Bank of China has issued a commemorative note with a face value of 10 Yuan to mark next month's Beijing Olympic Games. However, before most of the collectors...

Peru: Success of National Strike in Doubt

A national strike took place on July 9 throughout Peru, which was organized by the General Confederation of Workers of Peru (CGTP for its initials in Spanish) and had rallied...

Armenia: Indian Students

Armenia: Junior Eurovision

Armenia: Genocide Literature

Africa: Summer Reflections (Thoughts from Mothers)

With this article, Paula Odhiambo salutes all mothers in Africa and reflects on children's compassion and giving, talking about sex with children and announces the birth of a blogger's baby...

Doing business with the poor

Vietnam: Street vendors

Thailand: Minister resigns over Preah Vihear

Brunei: Pencilnose campaign

Singapore: Audio books

Singapore: Babies and economic choice

Singapore: Destroy a landmark to build a train station?

Memorizing Quran and Hadist competition

Peru: Digital Rights Management Enforcement