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13 January 2009

Stories from 13 January 2009

Russia faces rapid unemployment growth

Estonia: Dealing with recession

Guinea: Civil society is key

DR Congo: Journalist released after 10 months in prison

DR Congo: A musical roundup

With so much bad news coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo lately, we decided to show a different perspective on the country and looking at a completely different type...

Arab World: Phoning Gaza and the Tech War on Israel

Bloggers are calling upon their readers to pick up the phone - and call the residents of Gaza to show them support. At the other end of the spectrum, Palestinian...

Palestine: “Tell me, please God, tell me this is going to end soon”

The Israeli aerial attacks on Gaza show no sign of relenting, and in Gaza City there is now street fighting. In this post bloggers describe the fear experienced when Israeli...

Arab World: “Why the Children of Gaza Don't Deserve to Die?”

As the death toll from the Israeli war on Gaza climbs, bloggers from around the Arab world share their thoughts on Palestine, Arab nationalism and why the children of Gaza...

Algeria's Gas Supplies to Europe

Egypt: North American News on Gaza

Egypt: Help Gaza Patients Remain in Touch with Loved Ones

Algeria: Mauritania Recalls Ambassador to Israel

Madagascar: More Prison Break: Arson in Ambalatavoahangy (Toamasina)

DR Congo: ICC trial for Bemba?

China: Internet Purification and more to come?

China: Global Media Market

Palestine: “They Don't Know If They Will Live”

Mohammad, based in Ramallah but originally from Gaza, has been keeping readers on KABOBfest abreast with developments in Gaza over the past 17 days, so that the world may hear...

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: War Zone

Trinidad & Tobago: Tragedy at Sea

Two-year old toddler in solitary confinement in a Zimbabwe prison

Two year old Nigel Mutemagau is being kept in solitary confinement in Zimbabwe’s most notorious prison with his parents and other abducted activists such as Zimbabwe Peace Project director Jestina...