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5 January 2009

Stories from 5 January 2009

India: A List Of Celebrity Blogs

India: Compassion vs. Business

Bangladesh: Fuzzy Maths

Gaza: “Sarkozy confuses the victim and the perpetrator!”

Palestine: “Gaza is not searching for an aspirin for its bloody wound”

Using generators for power when necessary, a number of Palestinians and foreign activists are still managing to send out reports on what is happening in the Gaza Strip. Here are...

Facebook War Continues with Group Hacks

Global Voices has discussed the issue of censorship on Facebook and YouTube, particularly as it relates to the current Israeli attacks on Gaza. Today, however, it was discovered by a...

Global: Protesters in Full Force Against Gaza War

Millions of people around the world took to the streets in protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza over the previous few days. Here's a selection of videos posted on...

Recent Developments in Western Sahara

Morocco: War on Gaza a ‘Crime’

First Impressions of Dubai

Palestine: Cynthia McKinney Lived to Tell the Story

Bahrain: What is Hamas Thinking?

Palestine: Gaza Updates for January 4

Egypt: “Is Egypt Gaza?”

Jordan: The Gaza Connection

As Israel continues its attack on Gaza, Jordanian bloggers move beyond condemning the violence and translate their words and feelings into action. Ebtihal Mahadeen brings us the story.

Kazakhstan: LiveJournal Still Blocked

LiveJournal is still blocked in Kazakhstan – the national telecom operator started filtering it on October 7, although it never acknowledged this fact. Skullptor is sarcastic [ru]: I think it’s...

Georgia: IDPs

Trinidad & Tobago: Boxer Dies in Car Crash

Trinidad and Tobago's 2009 road death toll has already started, with the loss of a young and high-profile female boxer, Giselle Salandy (also known as Jizelle Joseph). Just a few...

Ghana: A good relationship is like fufu

Guyana: Litter Everywhere

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