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29 August 2009

Stories from 29 August 2009

Russia: Satellite Pics of Traffic Jam Caused by Officials

Russia: Two Photos of Sayano-Shushenskaya Dam

Albania: Honey

Palestine: Waiting for the Iftar Cannon in Gaza

The war on Gaza has made many traditions a distant memory. Palestinian blogger Hazem [ar] laments the end of a Ramadan ritual, which his grandfather remembers and which is no...

Arab World: Young People Gather to Learn Social Media Tools

Young people from eight Arab countries and Sweden met last May to learn certain leadership and organizational skills, and how to use the tools of social media to advance social...

Spain, USA : Artists (Dis)cover the Veil

Guinea : Remembering Aug. 27, 1977

Hong Kong: Parents, don't get fooled by CCTVB!

Blogging About Poverty And Development In The Arab World

Conversations for a Better World

In some Arab countries, more than half of the population lives in hunger and want. In this post we hear from bloggers writing about poverty and development around the Arab...

Azerbaijan: Washington DC protest for detained activist bloggers (updated)

With detained video bloggers Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli now facing an additional charge in their native Azerbaijan, The Collegian says that support for the two imprisoned youth activists yesterday...

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