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10 February 2009

Stories from 10 February 2009

Egypt: More activists and bloggers arrested

Two more Egyptian bloggers and activists have been detained by authorities, sparking calls and campaigns by bloggers and human rights activists for their release, in the latest series of arrests...

Jordan: Clothes, Logos and Traffic Violators

In this round up of Jordnian blogs, Mohammad Azraq quotes bloggers discussing wearing colourful clothes, Amman's new logo and traffic violators.

Haiti: Fanmi Lavalas and the next elections

Last weekend, the Haitian blogosphere was buzzing about the exclusion of political parties from the April 2009 Senatorial elections by the Conseil Electoral Provisoire or Temporary Electoral Council - and...

Uganda: Behind The Mirror

Eritrea: Ministry of Information: Explain Please!

Cote d'Ivoire: The Little Sack Dress

Nigeria: Nigerians abroad have the right to vote

Nigeria: Why is Nigeria's Connectivity Scorecard very low?

Trinidad & Tobago: Dead Dead Wine

Trinidad & Tobago: Love of Pan

Cuba: Human Rights

Trinidad & Tobago: Be Advised

Bermuda: Show Me the Numbers

Bahrain: A ban on pork?

Battisti: The Italo-Brazilian Imbroglio over Shadows of the Past

Brazil vs. Italy friendly football match in London today was under threat amid the diplomatic row over Cesare Battisti's extradition process. Brazilian blogs delve deeper into the controversy.

Ecuador: Correa Stops in Loja

Colombia: The Latest Hostage Release and Opportunism

Italy: In Defense of the “Right to die”

A legal battle over a young woman's 'right to die' after 17 years in a coma has spurred both vast online commentary and activism in Italy. Mostly in defense of...

Azerbaijan: Plouffe visit not on Obama's Behalf

Armenia-Azerbaijan: LGBT roundup

With the traditional media in the South Caucasus rarely reporting on sexual or religious minority rights maturely, blogs have stepped in to fill the gap and Unzipped: Gay Armenia continues...