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17 July 2009

Stories from 17 July 2009

Philippines: Protest of KFC workers

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Plantation Governance

Cuba: Independent Journalists

Trinidad & Tobago: We Have A Problem

Fiji finds foreign friends?

Leaders of Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands will lobby the 15-member Pacific Islands Forum to consider lifting Fiji’s suspension to re-start dialogue with the country to provide...

Puerto Rico, Cuba, U.S.A.: On Sotomayor

Why did Thailand’s former PM travel to Fiji?

Bloggers are debating the significance of the recent trip of Thailand’s ousted Prime Minister to Fiji and Tonga. Fiji and Thailand have no extradition treaties, fueling speculation that the former...

Bombings kill nine in Indonesia

Recently re-elected Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said that the blasts were initiated by those who wish to see a post presidential election chaos, while Vice President Jusuf Kalla blamed...

Indonesia: Bomb Explosions at Kuningan, Jakarta

Two explosions hit the Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott hotels in Mega Kuningan, Jakarta around 7:40 AM local time. Local social media users broke the story to the world, especially those...

Iran: Protesters’ film in You Tube

Iran: Video on Friday Prayer and Slogans

Iran: Slogans after Friday Prayer

Palestine: Israeli Settlers Set Farmland On Fire

Iran: Friday Prayer and a “video trick”

Iran: Rafsanjani calls political prisoners to be freed

Iran: ‘Down with Russia Slogan’

Palestine: Second Humanitarian Convoy Enters Gaza

Bahrain: The Stereotype Of Expat Kids

China: Open Constitution Initiative has stopped operating

China: When a gang rape scandal turns into state secrets…

Yesterday (July 16) in early morning, twitterer amoiist sent out a mobile message to twitter saying: “I have been arrested by Mawei police, SOS.” And the second message is: “Pls...