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20 September 2008

Stories from 20 September 2008

UK: Azerbaijani Gay Artist Deported

Lebanon: Homosexuality in Lebanon

Although Lebanon stands out as a more tolerant space for homosexuality in the Middle East, the real life for this section of the community is not paved with roses. A...

Saudi Arabia: Outcry Over Fatwa to Kill Satellite TV Owners

A prominent Saudi scholar issued a religious decree - fatwa - calling for the killing of the owners of satellite television channels which broadcast immoral material. Bloggers from Saudi Arabia...

Russia-Georgia: The Spoils of War

Russia-Georgia: Reflections on Russian Military Operations

Estonia: Next population count by cyber census

Belarus: Chernobyl Children Banned US Trip

Eastern Europe: Blogs in German on the Slavic Triangle

Ukraine: 77 words on parliamentary upheaval

Belarus: Lukashenko threatens break with the West

Poland-Ukraine: Saving the 2012 UEFA Soccer Championship

Russia-Georgia: Arkady Babchenko interview

Singapore bans imported milk from China

Another Malaysian blogger arrested

Vietnam: Dishonest gas stations

Brunei: Abandoned children

Iran:The Stoning of Soraya M.

Iran: Ramadan and back to nostalgy

UK: Azerbaijani Gay Artist's Deportation Update

Russia: Intravenous Drug Use Leading Cause of HIV/AIDS

While sub-Saharan Africa remains the region most heavily affected by HIV, a UNAIDS report says that some of the most worrisome increases in new infections are happening in other places,...