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17 July 2008

Stories from 17 July 2008

Morocco: The Reality of Prostitution

Prostitution is the oldest profession in the world. Jillian York tunes into the Moroccan blogosphere to see how some students and women make ends meet.

Kuwait: Blogs in the News

A local newspaper has started covering Kuwaiti blogs. In many countries, this might be perceived as a positive step but some Kuwaiti bloggers have their reservations. Abdullatif Alomar reports.

Brazil: Bloggers question the 13 new cyber-crimes

In the small hours of last Thursday, July 10, the Brazilian Senate passed the 'Digital Crimes Bill', which typifies the cyber-crimes punishable by law and stipulates the corresponding penalties. The...

Kuwait: Flight Simulator at Home

Palestine: Land of the Cursed

Jordan: Save Water

Kuwait: Blast from the Past

Jordan: Meeting Salman Rushdie

Global Voices introduces Executive Director, Ivan Sigal

We're thrilled to announce that Ivan Sigal has joined Global Voices as Executive Director. Ivan comes to us from the US Institute of Peace, where he's been researching citizen media...

Brazil: Learn how to cook Brazilian food through a videocast

Bangladesh: Sachalaytan blocked?

Bangladesh: Blocked?

Morocco to send imams to Europe

Morocco: A different perspective on Samir Kuntar

Blogger lampoons Senegalese singer's foray into politics

Blog Politique au Senegal thinks Senegalese singer Demba Dia's candidacy for public office is hardly serious. But neither is politics in Senegal!

Guinea-Bissau: A day without immigrants

Malawi: new treatment protocol to prevent mother-child HIV transmission

Heiva i Tahiti 2008, Festival of Traditional Dance

Israel: Intense Emotions Over the Hezbollah Prisoner Exchange

Wednesday, July 16th, was a day of mourning all across Israel. Hopes for the slight possibility that the approved prisoner exchange deal with Hizbollah will bring the two abducted soldiers,...

Bahrain: Time for Play