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23 October 2009

Stories from 23 October 2009

Azerbaijan: Musings & Poetry

Bhutan: Smooth Transition To Democracy

India: Brands On Blogs And Twitter

Nepal: The Maoist Insurgency

Pakistan: Who Is Responsible?

India: Blogger Journalist Mediates Cop's Release

On the 20th of October dozens of Maoist insurgents attacked the Sankrail police station in West Midnapore district in India and abducted the officer in charge. Keeping him as hostage...

Georgia: New Media Forum assessed, bloggers interviewed

Following the recent New Media Forum, an event staged in Tbilisi, Georgia, comes coverage in the local press. Although lagging behind its neighbors in the South Caucasus, interest in the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Trini To The Bone?

Trinidad & Tobago: 350 Action

Haiti: No Justice?

Trinidad & Tobago: Twenty 20

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Dealing With H1N1

Global: International Creole Month

October has become the month of the worldwide celebration of Creole language and the Creole blogosphere is paying attention.

Africa: Predators of Art, Entrepreneurship and Poet Ramblings

There are predators and there are art predators and Gwendolyn Alley is one such predator. It is not often that you hear that one is an art predator, an enthusiast...

Brazil: Between democracy and doubt

The country awaits its first National Conference of Communication that will signal a very first step in democratising Brazil’s communications system.

Adoption: Securing the Rights of Mothers and Children

Conversations for a Better World

Women speak out from all sides of the issue: adoptees, natural mothers and adoptive mothers try to make sense of the legal, reproductive and human rights issues behind adoptions.

Activism and Motherhood in Asia

Conversations for a Better World

What does a woman sacrifice for the cause she fights for? How are her children affected by persecution taken against her? This post explores briefly the lives of women activists...

China: A foreigner’s life in a Beijing jail

Taiwan: Future of the Taiwanese language

Morocco: Education Under Bloggers’ Scrutiny

Torn between insistent calls for modernization and a powerful conservative drive; caught in an excruciating debate over which languages to include in its programs; overburdened by an opaque and centralized...

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