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18 January 2010

Stories from 18 January 2010

China: Speculating the future

Syria: Is one man really worth two women in Islam?

Saudi Arabia: Ban men from selling lingerie

MENA: A bad weekend for ME bloggers

Egypt: Rain in Luxor

Egypt: Natural Disasters and the NDP

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Elects New Head

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has elected a new leader - Mr Muhammad Bedei. Egyptian bloggers reaction to the new appointment in this post.

Mexico: The Choir of Acteal Sings for Peace and Justice

Soon after the Massacre of Acteal in Chiapas, Mexico in 1997, the Choir of Acteal began to use their song to demand peace and to call for justice for those...

Georgia: Patriotic military classes

More websites banned in Myanmar. Global Voices banned too

Bagan ISP, one of the two internet service providers in Myanmar has started banning more websites, including blogs with their own domains. The Global Voices website was also banned.

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