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16 July 2008

Stories from 16 July 2008

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Anniversaries of Massacres

Every year, bloggers and journalists remind their readers of the tragic events that took place in Bratunac in 1992 and in Srebrenica in 1995. The truth is painful, but nobody...

Brazil: Calling for investigation into Brazilian Supreme Court

Morocco: The Hammam

France: Morrocan Woman Denied Citizenship

Turkey: Freedom Train

Bahrain: Anti-sectarianism initiative losing momentum?

Zimbabwe: Slideshow to understand the crisis

African bloggers react to ICC charges against Sudanese President al-Bashir

Bloggers from around the world are reacting to the International Criminal Court's recent recommendation that Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir be charged with multiple counts of genocide, war crimes and...

Lebanon: Return of prisoners

Today was declared a public holiday in Lebanon, which is giving five of its citizens/fighters a hero’s welcome. These resistance fighters have just been released from Israeli prisons. The release...

Chile: Student throws water at the Minister of Education's face

In Chile, a student fed up with the repression and incarceration of participants in the protests against the new General Education Law (LGE) and the beatings and abuse sustained by...

Sri Lanka: Obama and the New Yorker cartoon

Morocco: Bring on the Gnaoua!

Every year in June, thousands upon thousands of tourists from around the world and Moroccans from all over the country flock to Essaouira, a small coastal city about 200 kilometers...

Turkey is Typing…Terrorists and Other Threats to the Nation

The past two weeks have been tough for the Republic of Turkey as they have been dealing with enemies from within. On July 9th, a terrorist attack on the US...

Pakistan: The D8 Summit

Palestine: Obama in the News

Presidential Candidate Barack Obama is making headlines this week in the Palestinian blogosphere: partly for his impending visit to the West Bank and partly for his turn on the cover...

India: Minority Educational Institutes

Bangladesh: Students Unity Against Rapists

Sudan: Campaign to support the ICC's indictment

Saudi Arabia: Prize for new media announced

Saudi Arabia: Keep out of my space!

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