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27 November 2008

Stories from 27 November 2008

India: Updates On Hostage Situation

India: Where Is The Leadership?

Egypt: 550 Boys Arrested on Suspicion of Harassing Girls

Mauritania and Tunisia Hack Dissident Sites

Egypt: Activists Protest Arrests

Iraq: Rape Victims Ignored

Impressions of an Egyptian Blogger in Cape Town

Kurdish Writer Sentenced for Writing about Sex

Bahrain: World Hypoparathyroidism Awareness Day

India: Sensationalism of TV Media

Egypt: Riots as Police Kill Bird Seller

Angry Arab's Blog Blocked in Syria

Armenia: Bloggers Throw Funeral at Georgian Embassy

Carrying a black casket labeled “The Newborn Georgian Democracy,” a group of bloggers in Yerevan have marched toward the Georgian Embassy protesting what they call the destruction and desecration of...

Egypt: Police officers banned off university campus

In a historic court ruling, police are now banned from patrolling Cairo University's campus. Instead, the university will have to deploy civilian personal as security guards. Bloggers, who linked police...

Georgia: Armenian Church Scandal

With the ever strengthening power of the Orthodox Church in Georgia causing concern for democracy and human rights activists, bloggers were first to report on attempts to seize a derelict...

Morocco: Thanksgiving Away from Home

Morocco: Caring for the Blind

Is Secularism the answer to Egypt's Sectarianism?

Egypt has always been known as an Islamic country where Muslims, Christians, and Jews peacefully co-existed. Today this is no longer the case. Is secularism the solution? Following is an...

Mumbai: The Taj Hotel Burns

Photographs are appearing on flickr and elsewhere, allowing us a glimpse beyond the visuals provided by mainstream media. Arun Shanbhag has a post full of photographs – from blood pools,...

Saudi Arabia: Inspirational encounters

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