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23 June 2009

Stories from 23 June 2009

Trinidad and Tobago: Fighting Words

Martinique, Guadeloupe: Sarkozy Visit

Trinidad & Tobago: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Breezeblog: Valuing a Free Press

India: Queer Pride 2009

Russia-Germany: Common 20th century history book

United Kingdom: Court decides against a blogger's rights to anonymity

A new legal precedent has been set for UK bloggers. Last week, in the England and Wales High Court, Mr Justice Eady ruled that a police officer who previously wrote...

Russia: Birthday interview with Khodorkovsky

Armenia: Opposition detainees released

Following a general amnesty agreed upon by the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia on 19 June, several senior opposition figures on trial and in detention for over a...

Russia: Centennial of colour photography

China: The incomprehensible China and its difficult problems

Belarus: Signs of change?

Japan: On How to Perceive the Japanese Web (Part One)

Reporter Yuka Okada from the Japanese tech news site ITmedia brandished her well-regarded interviewing skills for a one-on-one session with Mochio Umeda. The result was “The Japanese web is ‘disappointing':...

China: July 1 Operation: Jump the Great Fire Wall

Malawi: Reactions to Madonna's adoption of Chifundo

For some who never knew Malawi, they have gotten to hear about the country in Africa purely because of Madonna whose full name is not known to many. It appears...

Iran: Suffering in Iran

Kazakhstan: Bureaucracy, diplomacy and personality cult

Bloggers keep on commenting political situation in Kazakhstan. megakhuimyak reports that according to the new presidential decree, the Financial Police has got extra authority, informers against corrupt officials will be...

Metropolis TV and Hivos: Independent People Videos

Metropolis TV is a Hivos and VPRO TV project based in the Netherlands, which brings together film-makers and civil video journalists from all over the world to record and transmit...

Ecuador: Everything Ready for BarCamp in Guayaquil

Philippines: A(H1N1) panic continues to grow

Asia’s first A(H1N1)-related death is a Filipina from Metro Manila. This was confirmed by health authorities who also warned that 25 percent of the country’s 90 million population could be...

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