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12 July 2009

Stories from 12 July 2009

Ecuador: The Passing of Writer Jorge Enrique Adoum

Ecuador is mourning the passing of writer Jorge Enrique Adoum, who Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda once said is "the greatest poet in Latin America." Many seem to agree, as bloggers...

Saudi Arabia: Protecting Rights Abroad and at Home

UAE: Marwa's Mainstream Media Fail

UAE: What does Google know about Dubai?

Yemen: Intricate Windows

Syria: Is Bashar Al Assad on Facebook?

Palestine: Human Rights and Democracy

Morocco: Ahmed Marzouki tops search results

Yemen: Nonstop coverage for airplane crashes

Palestine: Blogs Versus Forums And Facebook

Palestine: Famous Musicians

Poland: Intolerance against gays

Lithuania: Protest against anti-gay legislation

Mexico: Street Tour of Cuauhtemoc Neighborhood

Peru: New Incan Road Discovery

Nicaragua: The Typical Dish of Vajo

Africa: BarCamp Africa moves to Maneno blogging platform

Ghana: Bloggers React to Obama's Speech

President Barack Obama made his first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa and delivered a speech in Accra, Ghana on July 11. The speech has drawn reactions from bloggers around Africa and...

Japan: Tokyo prefectural election results

Iran:Iranian Christians hesitant to get involved in protests