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8 December 2009

Stories from 8 December 2009

Egypt: When did Saudi Arabia become Switzerland's role model?

Reactions continue to flow forth from bloggers around the Middle East and North Africa regarding Switzerland's controversial ban on the construction of minarets.

Brazil: Call for a boycott of the country's biggest newspaper

Brazilian bloggers have gathered in protest against what they call Coupist Press Party, at the same time they call for people to stop buying, reading or commenting and instead to...

Honduras: Lobo is President After Controversial Elections

Shadowed by Manuel Zelaya’s force from presidential office by a military coup on June, conservative candidate Porfirio Lobo was elected President of Honduras on controversial elections.

Chile: Cartoon Blog Dosis Diarias Turned 3

Russia: Video “Girls Against Army Conscription”

Pakistan: Wake Up!

India's Position On Climate Change

India: The Kaiga Nuclear Disaster

Cuba: Film Festival

Jamaica, Bermuda: Talking Climate

Jamaica: Gaza/Gully Truce

Bermuda: Deflecting the Issues?

Guyana: Intellectual Property

D.R of Congo: 66 Ways to Franco

Uganda: Homosexuality is not our biggest problem

East Africa: Not-so-serious weekday roundup

South Africa: Practice South African national anthem

China: Anniversary of Charter 08

Guatemala: Three Lynched on Chicol

Nominations Open for ‘Best of the Blogs’ Award

Deutsche Welle has kicked-off the sixth annual international Best of the Blogs awards: the BOBs. This year there are new prizes for the best climate change bloggers, as well as...