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1 January 2009

Stories from 1 January 2009

Saudi Arabia: The stigma of AIDS

Guinea: History repeating?

A week after the passing of President Lansana Conté and the military coup that followed, African bloggers have been wondering about the resurgence of military coups in the region and...

Bhutan: Challenges in 2009

Sri Lanka: Citizen Journalism in 2008

Pakistan: Bloggers Discussion Forum Launched

Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina Up Close

Lusosphere: Reform in Portuguese Language Not Welcomed

As of today, the reform of Portuguese language spelling begins to be implemented in Brazil. The same rules will eventually be implemented in Portugal, Angola, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau,...

Palestine: West Bank protests hindered by factional tension

While the eyes of the world are on Gaza, what's going on in the West Bank? Bloggers report that there is enormous anger at the assault on Gaza, yet ongoing...

Brazil: Uri Avnery's open letter to Obama in Portuguese

Syria: Silent Demonstration for Gaza

Angola: Reflections on Ncwala, an African New Year Ceremony

Brazil: Best blogs in 2008

Iran: Journal became a victim in Gaza crisis

Iran: AIDS Doctors in Danger

South Korea: Frist Sun Ray of 2009

South Korea: Funding Crisis for Public Access Television

Bangladesh blogger on Gaza

Kenyan choir to perform at Obama's inauguration

Thailand: Nightclub Fire

Cuba: Bloggers Gather In Spite of the Challenges

In spite of the challenges to connect to the internet, many Cuban bloggers are determined to post to their sites. Some receive a hand from abroad by sending their posts...

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