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4 September 2009

Stories from 4 September 2009

Morocco: Teaching “Berber” in Schools

A BBC News piece on the teaching of "Berber" languages in Morocco has got the blogoma talking. The article, which outlines the educational options for learning and studying the language,...

Bulgaria: Racism; Busmantsi Detention Center

Morocco: On Hijab

France: Secularity, Required for Democracy and Human Rights

The French concept of the secular seems so distinctive that even the English-language Wikipedia's entry on the issue uses the French term, laïcité, worded in French, to describe it. Suzanne...

A Guide to Blogging about Life with HIV/AIDS

Conversations for a Better World

In recognition of the hundreds of HIV-positive bloggers chronicling their lives worldwide, a group of online activists affiliated with Rising Voices have created a new guide to blogging about HIV/AIDS.

Pakistan: Secret US Base In Gharo, Sindh

India: Give Your Life For A Leader

Bahamas, Turks & Caicos: Federation?

Bahamas: Skewed Priorities

Trinidad & Tobago: Get A Plan

Cuba, U.S.A.: Obama's Order

Jamaica: Conformity?

Palestine: A Call From The Prime Minister

Palestine: Encountering Fear

Azerbaijan: Detained video bloggers go on trial

Despite significant international outcry from leading human rights and freedom of expression advocates, detained video blogger youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli today went on trial in Azerbaijan. Supporters...

Palestine: Trying To Learn In Gaza

South Africa: Taxis Defiant of New Bus System for World Cup

A new public transit bus system launched in time for the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa is being met with vociferous protests from drivers of taxis (mini busses)....

Oman: Random Internet Censorship

From Oman, Riyadh Al Balushi updates us on what he describes as 'random Internet censorship' in this post.

India: Its Raining Blogs

China: Rights or rumors?

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