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8 October 2008

Stories from 8 October 2008

USA: “Obsession” Anti-Islam Film Angers Bloggers

Last week, many newspaper subscribers across the United States were surprised to discover a DVD inserted into their Sunday paper. The video, which can be viewed in its entirety on...

Nepal: Plane crash in Lukla

Iran:An Iranian Lesbian needs urgent help in Sweden

Bangladesh: Rescuing the ruins of Dhaka

Iran: Shopkeepers strike over VAT introduction

Pakistan: Zardari again?

India: Terrorism religious?

India: Attacks against churches

Morocco: Film Festival in Tribute to Youssef Chahine

Saudi Arabia: Who polices the religious police?

Bahrain: The ‘blogfather’ retires

Colombia: Judiciary power strike not having an impact

International Eye on the US Elections

As the US Elections loom closer, international attention to US Policy and the candidates has increased. Projects like Current TV's Collective Journalism and Global Voices' Voices Without Votes have taken...

Cameroon: Three Blogs to Watch

Tanzania: When Eid ul-Fitr came with tears

What do Tanzania Swahili bloggers think about the tragedy that hit Tanzania recently? 20 people died in a stampede while celebrating Eid El Fitr at a special disco for young...

Cameroon: Do You Know the Bloggeroonians?

Uganda: LGBT activists forced into exile

Liberia: Liberia's History 101

Kenya: Website to Showcase the Real Nairobi

Kenya: Ushahidi Updates