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21 February 2009

Stories from 21 February 2009

“Clinton should visit Brunei”

Iran: Disaster in Parishan wetland

Iran: Pro Khatami web sites were filtered

Sri Lanka: Air Raid In Colombo By LTTE

Bangladesh: Accessorizing Patriotism

DRC: When it rains in Kinshasa

Martinique: On independence and French “paternalism”

As the workers' movement in Martinique and Guadeloupe continues, bloggers in Martinique consider what it might mean for the overseas departments to become independent. le blog de [moi] finds the...

Libya: Movie Reviews

Iraq: Rumours and Conspiracy Theories

Libya: At the in-laws

Jordan: Questions to God

Iraq: YouTube removes video

Iraq: The Walk to Karbala

Iraq: At the Zoo

Iraq: Light at the end of the tunnel

Iraq: The Irony in Al Zaidi's Shoe Throwing

Iran:”Religious blogs can be dangerous”

Angola: Presidential elections postponed?

As of the end of February 2009, there is still no schedule for the presidential elections in Angola, which were due this year. The main priority for the MPLA, the...

China: Eluding the Cat Investigation, Netizen's Power or Government PR?

In response to the netizens’ talks and comments about the “eluding cat” incident, the Yunnan provincial Publicity Department's Press and Publication Administration decided to form an investigative committee on Feb...

Azerbaijan: News site closed down?

Following a recent ban on foreign broadcasts in the country, the content of a leading news site considered more independent than most in Azerbaijan was replaced on Thursday with a...

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