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6 September 2009

Stories from 6 September 2009

Macedonia, Bulgaria: Days of Mourning After the Lake Ohrid Shipwreck

Filip Stojanovski reports on bloggers' reactions to the tragic boat accident on Lake Ohrid, which took place on Saturday, claiming the lives of 15 persons.

Morocco: Fashion on Show

Palestine: New Blog on Land Grab

Morocco: Syrian Calligrapher in a Secret Place

UAE: On Japan

Egypt: Iraq vs Syria

Lebanon: Touffar's New Song

Azerbaijan: Reaction to Hajizade-Milli trial

Sixty days after video bloggers Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli were arrested, and following the start of their trial last week, friends and supporters of the detained youth activists reflect...

Syria: The Crisis of Islamic Civilization

East Timor: Where is Justice for the Suai Church Massacre?

On the 10th anniversary of “Black September”, while Timorese people still mourn the violent crimes against humanity committed by pro-Indonesian militias, the Timorese leadership takes a controversial decision not to...

Ecuador: Ombudspersons Needed in National Newspapers

China: Are syringe attacks terrorism?

Fresh protests broke out in Xinjiang this week following news that Uighurs had been attacking people with syringe needles. Is this terrorism? Why resort to a tactic like this? Just...

Translator of the week: Boukary Konaté in Mali

Boukary Konaté teaches French and English in a high school in Mali. Joining Global Voices in French has steered him onto a new path: he is now involved in Web...

Taiwan: The future for the aboriginal people after Typhoon Morakot

Typhoon Morakot hit Taiwan Aug. 7-9, triggering the worst flooding in 50 years in southern Taiwan and leading to landslides that buried remote mountainous villages and tribal settlements. In order...

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