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23 January 2010

Stories from 23 January 2010

Haiti: Un Geste Pour Haiti Cherie

The Armenian Observer comments on the recording of a song by French-Armenian crooner Charles Aznavour and other French singers. The blog notes that Aznavour also recorded a song in the...

Azerbaijan: Demonstrations in London and Paris for imprisoned video blogging youth activists

On the same day that an appeal court hearing for imprisoned blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli was adjourned, supporters of the two men protested outside the Embassies...

Haiti: Teens’ perspectives on the earthquake

Although the coverage of the aftermath of the 7.3 earthquake which has left Haiti's capital partly devastated, has been massive, one group of Haitian bloggers has been overlooked - teenagers....

Armenia/Azerbaijan: From Home to Home

Global Voices Online's Caucasus editor interviews journalist Seda Muradyan on her documentary film, From Home to Home, for the Frontline Club blog. The film tells of how Armenians and Azerbaijanis...

Russia: Famous Police Video Blogger Arrested

Ex-police officer Aleksey Dymovsky has been arrested on Jan. 23 on fraud charges. Dymovsky became a Russian Internet sensation when he released an online video address publicly accusing several high-ranked...

Haiti: “1+1=3”

More than ten days after the 12 January earthquake in Haiti, with large-scale relief efforts underway, Haitian bloggers and Twitter users wonder what the future holds in store, and how...

Egypt: Severe criticism for the human rights situation

Alaa Kamal discusses [Ar] the upcoming Human Rights Watch (HRW) annual report, that will be published over the next days. He says that the Arab countries received the biggest share...

Saudi Arabia: Moving closer to child marriage ban

Crossroads Arabia speculates that the Saudi government seems to be moving closer to a ban on marriages of women under the age of 18.

Jordan: Give to Haiti

Naseem, author of The Black Iris, urges his readers or anyone who may stumble on his blog to give to Haiti if they haven’t done so already.

Jordan: TV channel logos

Read this interesting review by Roba about logos for popular and reputable Arab TV satellite channels.

Best photos from Morocco

After spending 15 months in Morocco, American blogger, Ibn Ibn Battuta decided to publish a series of the best photos he took there. He started with “Rural Scenes” and “People“.

China:Google's announcement to clarify rumors brings in more speculations

The latest announcement by Google.cn is that all the rumors about their quit is just rumors. However, more speculations came in, questioning whether Google's move is to cover up its...

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