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2 November 2009

Stories from 2 November 2009

CEE: A Travel Roundup

Russia: Census 2010

Ukraine: Flu Updates

French Caribbean: “La Toussaint”

In the French-speaking Caribbean, celebrating "La Toussaint", All Saints' and All Souls' Days, are as much an opportunity for family reunions as the Christmas season is. Here is a review...

Russia: More on Oct. 31 Opposition Rally

The Balkans: Another Open Letter To Amnesty International

Albania: A Travel Blog

Russia: Pumpkins

Iran: Free Hossein Derakhshan

On the one-year anniversary of the arrest of controversial Iranian blogger Hossein Derakshan, his compatriots launch a campaign to keep the issue of his detention alive.

Nepal: Maoist Protests Begin

Nepal: Kathmandu In Trouble

Lithuania: National Identities

India: A Pashmina Embroiderer

Belarus: “Prison Universities”

Bangladesh: Practical Solutions For Traffic Jams

Egypt: El Koshary launched

A new sarcastic news website has been launched in Egypt. El Koshary, dubbed as Egypt's most reliable news service, has been welcomed by bloggers.

Syria: Studies and books about blogging

Jamaica: Cat Among Pigeons

Trinidad & Tobago: Death Penalty

Guyana: Outrage at Police Torture Allegations

Following a Kaieteur News report on the alleged torture of a 14-year-old boy by members of the Guyana police force, bloggers in Guyana and elsewhere in the Caribbean express shock...