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4 January 2009

Stories from 4 January 2009

Ethiopia: Opposition leader jailed

Rwanda: The myth of the lack of hospitality

Niger: Tolerance with mental disability

Palestine: The people of Gaza “trapped, traumatized, terrorized”

Israeli ground troops have moved further into the Gaza Strip, and naval, air and land bombardment has continued. These are some of the blog posts that have come out of...

South Africa: Personal review of 2008

Zimbabwe: A promise for 2009

Côte d'Ivoire: Porn display in news stands

Americas: Calls for Peace in Palestine

Several Latin American bloggers are watching the events unfold in Gaza and they often feel helpless. They use their blogs to demand peace in the region. However, they also feel...

Celebrating the Epiphany in Haiti

U.K: London Gaza Protest

Azerbaijan: Cultural Destruction

Another year has passed since the 1994 ceasefire put the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno Karabakh on hold, but a lasting peace remains elusive. However, both countries continue...

Azerbaijan: Back in Baku

Global: Protests for Palestine

The world has come out in support of Gaza. Hundreds of thousands of people have turned up at rallies and demonstrations over the past five days, which have spanned the...

Armenia: Fugitive Activist Blog

Russia: Confronting the Public Chamber

Russia-Ukraine: Explaining enigmatic gas row

Lithuania: France behind EU demands for nuclear shutdown?

Poland: Top five politicians in 2008

Azerbaijan: Foreign Broadcasts Banned Ahead of Constitutional Referendum

As the country prepared to see in the New Year, Azerbaijan's National Council for Television and Radio banned international radio stations from broadcasting on national frequencies. The decision was effective...

Brazil: Investigating the Brazilian appropriation of Twitter