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26 December 2008

Stories from 26 December 2008

Serbia: Christmas in January

Russia: The New York Times’ LJ is One Year Old

Ethiopia: Most popular stories of 2008

Iran: Islamist bloggers support Gaza

Several Islamist bloggers have launched a campaign against the Gaza Strip blockade and to ask worldwide Muslims to help Palestinians. The bloggers have used different tools such as Google bombs...

Egyptian and Tunisian Bloggers against Censorship

In December 2006 frustrated Tunisian bloggers launched the "Action Blank Post" initiative in defense of freedom of speech. Supporting bloggers from all over the world posted a blank on their...

Christmas in Sri Lanka

Pakistan: Policies Regarding NWFP

Americas: A Look Back at 2008

In 2008, the Latin American team from Global Voices helped add context and helped highlight voices of bloggers that wrote about the numerous news stories that took place across the...

Morocco: A Moroccan Christmas

As Morocco is primarily a Muslim country, the majority of its residents do not celebrate Christmas. Still, bits and pieces of the holiday can be found, thanks to French influence...

Morocco: Condolences to Guinea

DRC: Football match to raise money for war-ravaged Kivu

Bahrain: The bunny must go

Palestine: No Christmas in Gaza

Martiniquan blogger remembers Eartha Kitt

DRC: A “Gloomy” Christmas in Kinshasa

Cedric Kalonji writes about his "gloomy" Christmas in Kinshasa. With the economic crisis, it seemed like many kinois weren't up for celebrating.

Lebanon: Jews of Lebanon blog Transforms to website

Lebanon: Abolishing the death penalty

Brazil: Chico Mendes lives on, 20 years after his death

Bloggers remember and pay homage to Chico Mendes, the man whose actions highlighted the plight of the Amazon internationally, and who was murdered twenty years ago by those who were...

Russia-Georgia: The value of Russian passports

Ukraine: Political chaos and economic crisis

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