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15 July 2009

Stories from 15 July 2009

Russia: Reflections on Estemirova's murder

Russia: Infringing on constitutional rights

Russia: From Reykavik to Reset

Russia: Medvedev, Obama, and the lot…

Russia: Politkovskaya laureate murdered

Just another death, just another obituary. That seems to be the general sentiment as news of today's murder of Russian Human Rights activist, Natalya Estemirova, broke. However, there are still...

Turkey: Kurdish Freedom Movement Extend Ceasefire

Turkey: Tick Encounter

Armenia: ‘Bloggers’ call for foreign minister's resignation

Following a July 10, 2009 statement by the U.S., Russian, and French presidents calling for Armenia and Azerbaijan to resolve the longstanding conflict over Nagorno Karabakh, some bloggers in Armenia...

Taiwan: Who Cares About Neihu Line? Not Ex-Mayor Ma

Egypt: The Egyptian Apostate

Egyptian progressive thinker, Dr. Sayed El Qemany was granted the State Award for Social Sciences. Egyptian liberals and seculars hailed the award while Wahabis and conservatives declared war on the...

Jamaica: Time for Arbitration?

Bahamas: Writers on Blogging

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Hypocritical

Zambia: Discrimination case postponed until October

Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Crime Approach

Malaysia: Prime Minister marks 100 days in office

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak of Malaysia celebrated his 100th day in office last week. Malaysian bloggers share their reactions as the government announced several economic and administrative reforms to...

Bermuda: Political Issues

Ghana: Global discussion of Obama's visit to Ghana

The diversity of voices participating in the global discussion concerning President Obama’s visit to Ghana and the speech made on Saturday 11th of July in Accra almost universally share a...

Arab World: Trouble for Gay Travels in the Muslim World

The first gay book to have been ever translated into Arabic after being originally printed in English has run into problems straight off the press. Katharine Ganly reports on blogger...

Morocco: Free Speech Call to the King

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