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7 September 2009

Stories from 7 September 2009

Morocco: Child Labor Under the Spotlight

A young girl is suffering in a hospital, bruised and beaten. Sent to work as a domestic servant at the age of 10, Zineb Chtit knew no other life than...

Egypt: Tune in to the Naglaa El Emam Show

An Egyptian lawyer, with her share of controversy, is making the headlines again. This time it is because of her conversion to Christianity. Marwa Rakha has the story in this...

Nepal: The not so pristine Himalayas

Nigeria: New Submarine Internet Cable Lands in Lagos

The arrival of the GLO-1 submarine cable in Lagos this weekend has West African bloggers excited. GLO-1 connects Nigeria and 13 other West African countries to the global telecommunications system...

Africa: Preventing blackmail and extortion against gays

Blackmail and extortion of gay people visiting or living in Africa has proven to be a lucrative business for scammers. Bloggers in Ghana and Kenya have taken matters into their...

Japan: Deconstructing Gundam

Guadeloupe: Erika Delays School

Grenada: Bishops Killers Scheduled for Release

Cuba: Political Conscience

Trinidad & Tobago: Commission Off Track?

Bermuda: Labour Day

Martinique: Gas Station Assault

Azerbaijan: The importance of life

Iran: A political prisoner's daughter was arrested

Palestine: A Change Of Language

Palestine: Settlers Attack Shepherds

Bahrain: We Have Our Own Idiots

Philippines: Covering Books with Plastic

Thailand: Amnesty criticised on lese majeste issue

Indonesia: A generous president?

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