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24 January 2009

Stories from 24 January 2009

Ukraine: “The EU Neighbour ‘Reality’ Problem”

Russia, Ukraine: Gas Deal and Gazprom's Stock

Bangladesh: Hidden Telugu Community

Saudi Arabia: Young activist faces social condemnation

Saudi Arabia is a conservative society, and when individuals act in ways that challenge convention, not only might they face harsh criticism, but so might their families. A young activist...

Iran: A Cemetery is in danger

Iran: Gaza and internal affairs

Iran: 6000 paintings in a film

Brazil: A true competition between e-books and paper books?

The Brazilian blogsphere is full of literature available online at collective blogs and websites, individual authors' blogs and governmental initiatives. The nations' best selling author, Paulo Coelho, is right when...

Armenia: Human Rights Defender Awarded

Korea: Marital Rape and Suicide

A man who was convicted for the first time in Korea of marital rape in January of 2009 committed suicide.[EN] The judgement stood for his wife who is from the...

Iran: Women activists support Shirin Ebadi

Azerbaijan: Probing Questions & Observations

Azerbaijan: Interesting Tidbits

Azerbaijan: Referendum

Azerbaijan: Jam

Azerbaijan: The Big Picture

Philippines: World War 2 History in Indie Film

Thailand: Kissing in public

Brunei: Better pay for doctors

Indonesia: Psychological tests for police