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11 April 2009

Stories from 11 April 2009

Thailand: Protesters disrupt ASEAN Summit

Thousands of opposition Red Shirts in Thailand stormed inside the venue of a major Asian Summit which forced the government to announce the cancellation of the event. Most of the...

Palestine: Art Amongst The Ruins

Palestine: Dialogue in Gaza

Bahrain: Airport Stories

Bahrain: The Pleasures of Motherhood

Fiji's President voids constitution, calls for elections in five years

Less than 24 hours after a Fiji court declared the country’s military backed government to be unconstitutional, Fiji’s president has voided the country’s constitution, made himself head of state and...

Japan: Filipino girl sees her parents deported

All are equal before the law and in Japan, foreigners without a legal permit to stay must leave the country. Deportation is assured for any illegal immigrant. This is what...

Korea: Launch of Missile (or Satellite) from North Korea and South Koreans.

What people expected really happened. North Korea launched their rocket or satellite on the 5th of April, which is tree planting day in South Korea. After the event there have...

Jordan: Community Work Changing Lives

In a heartwarming story from Jordan, Sha3teely blogs about his local community's efforts to help a visually impaired street vendor. Ebtihal Mahadeen brings us the story.

Palestine: Gaza Mom Back in the US

The saga of Palestinian blogger and mother Laila El-Haddad and her two children has come to a complete circle - she is back in the US, where she started her...

Saudi Arabia: Last Rant on G20 Summit

UAE: BarCamp UAE Date Set

Bahrain: Authorities Censor Just Bahraini

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