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19 October 2008

Stories from 19 October 2008

Syria: Is it winter yet?

Morocco: Beni Znassen Mountains

Palestine: Shame on Us

Israel: Heroes

Kuwait: Stray Cats a Problem

Iraq: Egyptian Editorial Attacks Syria

Macedonia: Update on the ‘Computer for Every Child’ Project

Iraq: Abuse of Power

Syria: Deadly crash

Mozambique: Casualties over gas leak in Estarreja

Singapore: Discussion about “User Generated Content”

Indonesia: Becak vehicle

Brazil: Call for reactions against media manipulation

Guinea-Bissau: On the increasing popularity of mobile phones

Bolivia: Social Movement March Towards La Paz

Japan: Media Bias in Potato Field Eviction?

Images appearing on Japanese TV of government forces evicting crying nursery school children from potato fields in Osaka, part of plans to extend a highway (the Second Keihan Highway) between...

Japan: Reaction to Asahi article on supermarket inspection

Bangladesh: Sculptures, Bigots and Bloggers

A new controversy rattled Bangladesh last week. Authorities in Bangladesh were forced to remove five sculptures of Bauls (mystic folk singers) including Fakir Lalon Shah in front of the Zia...

Nagorno Karabakh: Mass Wedding

Angola: On the sadness and happiness of being a returnee

Angola, 1975. The country had just become independent and the former Portuguese colonizers, as well as their families and many Angolan citizens, had to flee leaving everything they had behind....