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7 October 2009

Stories from 7 October 2009

Russia: Photos From Politkovskaya Rally

Israel: Conscietious Objectors on World Tour

Israel: Ancient Prayers, Modern Messages in Jerusalem

Israel: Photos of Jerusalem Festivities

Israel: Daniel Lubetzky: Social Innovator for Arabs, Jews

Israel: Film Clip of Anne Frank Released

Israel: Ahmed Amrani Promotes Eco-Awareness Among Bedouins

Israel: Ahmadinejad A Jew?

Britain's Telegraph published a story claiming that Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's family may have Jewish roots. Israeli bloggers react to the news in this post.

Armenia-Turkey: Protests against rapprochement

Days before the foreign ministers of Armenia and Turkey are due to sign two historic protocols likely to establish diplomatic relations between the two neighboring countries, protests against the deal...

Georgia: The Blogosphere emerges

In the first of a regular series of postings, veteran Georgian blogger Dv0rsky introduces Global Voices Online readers to the local blogosphere and, with many workshops and forums planned or...

Japan: The Buddha girls

They call them 'Buddha girls' (仏女 butsujo), Japanese ladies in their 30s or 40s passionate about visiting temples and admiring statues of Buddha and Bodhisattva.

Iran: Interview with Khyaboon, an underground Internet journal

Khyaboon, (meaning 'street') is one of underground internet journals that emerged in Iran after the June presidential election and subsequent systematic repression of protesters.

Romania: General strike start of presidential campaign

US-Poland: Putting robots out of work

Philippines: Supporting Women through Pregnancy and Motherhood

If it goes against the religious mandates of a Catholic organization, can unwed pregnant females be fired from work or expelled from school? Bloggers discuss this situation currently faced in...

Russia: Accelerating WTO accession?

Montenegro: Student awakening

Cuba: H1N1 & Hygiene

Turks & Caicos: Reactions

Bahamas: On Borrowed Time?

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