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17 November 2008

Stories from 17 November 2008

Bangladesh: Intrusion by Indian Border Security Force (BSF)

Armenia: Investigative Journalist Assaulted

Peru: Art Exhibit Depicting Saints Causes Controversy and Possible Censorship

A controversial art exhibit in Lima, Peru portrayed an alternative view of popular Catholic saints. Some were dressed in undergarments and others in modern-day situations. The artist wanted to show...

Egypt: Internet Freedom in Egypt

Tunisian blogger, Sami Ben Gharbia, published a video explaining the role of the Egyptian blogsphere in exposing human rights abuses and the role of the social-networking website Facebook and the...

Egypt for Sale

Word is out that every Egyptian citizen who is over 21 years old will own a part of Egypt's public sector companies and factories. The announcement has been the core...

Bangladesh: Bargaining in Dhaka Bazaars

Pakistan: Mother of Dolls

Pakistan: GEO TV News Blocked?

India: Islam is not a nationhood

India: Terror stalks Kolkata

Recently, Kolkata (or Calcutta, as it is still referred to by some) woke up one morning and its heart skipped a beat as it read the headlines of the day...

Caucasus: Public Media Potential

Syria: Art of Dialogue

Syria: Misquoted

Saudi Arabia: Marriage Restrictions

Morocco: Rustic Picnic

China: Blogger Conference

China: Checking IDs

Syria: No More Bab el Hara

Bahamas: Censorship

Trinidad & Tobago: Accountability

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