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7 December 2008

Stories from 7 December 2008

Egypt: Egyptian Dialect Wikipedia

Wikimedia has agreed to create a new section - a Wikipedia in the Egyptian Dialect. This decision was the catalysis for a discussion across the Egyptian blogosphere. Is it a...

Egypt: Change the Channel Initiative

During the past few months, Egyptians have been haunted with catastrophic headlines and top stories on a daily basis. Amid this grim, Egyptian bloggers decided to revolt against the country's...

Bangladesh: Eid and Christmas Bazaars

Pakistan: Responding to Thomas L Friedman

Paraguay: Dependence on Brazil for Bridge Costs

Nicaragua: Human Rights March

Mexico: Identifying Stolen Cell Phones

Bolivia: Irresponsible Driving in School Zones

Japan: Bloggers’ Meeting on Dec. 18th

Video:What image opened your eyes to human rights?

The sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is on December 10th, and Witness' The Hub team has put together a video that responds to the question: What...

Japan: Hatena Bottle a spam trap?

China: Official report — political aristocracy has ruled national wealth

National wealth, as an dauntingly open article in public media suggests, has almost been monopolized by the class of political power. What makes the matter worse is that, the privilege...

Armenia: CNN Genocide Coverage Controversy

Too short for Armenians and too long for the Turkish government, a two-hour CNN documentary by Christiane Amanpour on genocide includes a 45-second mention of the WWI extermination of Ottoman...

Armenia: Earthquake Anniversary

Japan: Japanese Language Proficiency Test Day

Korea: Train Connecting North and South Stopped.

The train service that connects North Korea and South Korea was suspended on the 28th of November. [En] When the train that stopped more than 50 years started operating after...

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