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15 June 2009

Stories from 15 June 2009

Slovakia, Czech Republic:

Ukraine: £2.47 Million for Repin and Petrov-Vodkin

Pakistan: Virtual Bloggers Meetup

Sri Lanka: Enigma of Prabhakaran and the Tamil Tigers

Nepal-India Border Dispute: Nepalese Reactions Online

Couple of weeks back, reports of alleged land encroachment by India border security forces hit the Nepalese media. On the historic perspective on Nepal-India border, Nepaldemocracy has an in-depth report....

Iran: Protests and Repression

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians in Tehran and several other cities have rallied to support presidential candidate Mir Hussein Mousavi defying a government ban on demonstrations. Although Twitter, Facebook and...

India: Reservations of Positions For Women

Bangladesh: Using Child Labor In Political Processions

India: The Need For Sex Education

Iran:Several State-run sites were attacked

Moroccan Elections: The King's Party Triumphs

Whilst world attention was focused on the fiercely fought presidential election in Iran, communal elections held in June 12 in Morocco passed almost unnoticed by world media. The polls were...

Tunisia: Confronting Religious Violence

Azerbaijan: Alarming news for civil society

Japan: HBS on Japanese Anime Industry

Talking to Indian-Jamaican writer and blogger Annie Paul

An interview with Jamaica-based Indian writer and editor Annie Paul, whose blog covers art, literature, popular culture, politics, and current affairs.

Bahrain: Learning To Appreciate Bahrain

Trinidad & Tobago: In Naipaul's Defense

Dominica: Chavez’ Visit

North Africa: Berber Books Online

Trinidad & Tobago: Up in Flames