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27 February 2009

Stories from 27 February 2009

Kazakhstan: Lomography

Afghanistan: Rights Activist Selected as Young Global Leader

China: From Red Guards to Cyber-vigilantism to where next?

Bangladesh: Mutiny Is Over, But Question Remains

Yesterday it was a tensed day in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The 33-hour long mutiny and siege by aggrieved lower rank officers of paramilitary forces BDR ended as they...

China: Harnessing human search engines for government use

Japan: Alpha Blogger Awards 2008 (Part 2)

Starting December 24th, the Alpha Blogger website called for people to nominate 1-3 blog entries written in 2008 that had affected them the most. Mid-term results were announced on January...

Uruguay: Key Findings in Report on OLPC in Villa Cardal

Lebanon: Christopher Hitchens’ Beirut Scuffle Sparks Debate

Former leftist turned conservative writer Christopher Hitchens ran into trouble in Beirut last week when he attempted to deface a poster/memorial of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), a Hezbollah...

Nepal: Load Shedding Woes

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