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15 December 2009

Stories from 15 December 2009

Poland: Blogs Demand Payment for Content

Readers of leading Polish blogs might have been surprised to see a new welcome screen on one of their favourite websites recently: it announced that, beginning Dec. 14, 2009, access...

Egypt: Synagogue Gone … Synagone

Bloggers and online activists in Egypt are calling for saving an old synagogue, currently used as an office for the National Democratic Party - the country's ruling party. Marwa Rakha...

Syria: At the Second Arab Bloggers Meet

Jordan: Facebook Moments

Iraq: Iraqi Prisons and Iraqis

Iraq: A Business Perspective

Iraq: Smelling Danger

Iraq: An Iraqi Prayer

Israel: Blogging for the Environment in Jordan

Egypt: Majd Al Assad Dies

Algerian Jews

Algeria: The Revolution and the Jews

Egypt: And this one goes to Djamila Bouhired

Algeria's 75-year-old activist and revolutionist Djamila Bouhired is ill and is beseeching her country and countrymen to finance her medical treatment. The news has infuriated many Egyptian bloggers who see...

India: Recipe – chicken noodle soup

India: Let's not confuse social respectability with legality

Trinidad & Tobago: Baby Face

Montserrat: Level 4

Bangladesh: Independent media and Bangla blogs

Cuba, U.S.A.: American Arrested in Havana

Trinidad & Tobago: Twitter's the Thing