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3 June 2009

Stories from 3 June 2009

Russia, U.S.: “Pravda on the Potomac”

Ukraine, Turkey: Sex Tourism

Ukraine: PRiBYuT

Russia: Blog Roundups

Bangladesh: LGBT News

Sri Lanka: More Journalists Harassed

Iran:Nieman Foundation Reports on Election

South Africa: Tag cloud of Zuma's first State of the Nation speech

Kenya: Distilling water from volcanic steam vents

Iran:Presidential election debates

India: First Female Speaker Of Parliament

Sri Lanka: Politics of Humanitarianism

Palestine: The Future Of Gaza?

Palestine: Israeli Soldiers Hand Children to Settlers

Rwanda: Kagame buys copies of Dead Aid for entire cabinet

Japan: JActionScripters

Swaziland: Prominent Human Rights Lawyer Arrested

Tanzanian blogger faces jail term over manipulated photographic images

The Nairobi Chronicle reports that a Tanzanian blogger faces jail after publishing manipulated photographic images depicting Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete engaging in lewd sex acts.

Bolivia: Farewell to Aymara Hip Hop Artist Abraham Bojorquez

The sudden death of Bolivian hip-hop artist Abraham Bojorquez was especially hard on residents of El Alto, the city from which he hailed. A victim of a traffic accident, Bojorquez...

Japan: Akira Kurosawa Digital Archive