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6 June 2010

Stories from 6 June 2010

Egypt: Protests and Policy Changes After Flotilla Raid

News of the flotilla raid in Gaza has sparked an uprising in Egypt. Thousands of Egyptians protested both Israel's actions and the stance of their own government earlier this week.

Iraq: Who's Going to be the Next Prime Minister?

Although the Iraqi parliamentary elections took place in the 7th of March, the two major blocs according to the poll results, are still not able to agree on a single...

Algeria-Morocco: Online Initiative to Reopen Borders

USA: American student loses eye in West Bank protest

One of the many protests that erupted after Israel's deadly raid on the Turkish aid convoy ended in tragedy for a 21-year-old American student, Emily Henochowicz, who was protesting in...

Maghreb: Overwhelming Support for Flotilla Activists

The global outcry following the deadly Israeli attack on the Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla has been reflected on streets across the world and throughout the Internet, on social networks and personal...

Peru: World Record for Planting Trees

Palestine: “I am afraid of the sea”

In reaction to the raid on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla on May 31, Gaza blogger Kawther Abu Hani has written a poetic post from the perspective of a child, entitled...

Japan: The PM has resigned, long live the PM!

Japan is set to have yet another new prime minister, the fifth in as many years. With the resignation of former-PM Yukio Hatoyama and Naoto Kan named his replacement, the...

Tunisia: 33 Sarastic Tweets on the #Flotilla Attack

Poland: Approaching presidential elections

Bangladesh: Desiring a Shantiniketan

China: A traffic incident sparks fury against Japanese

The following post is making rounds in many Chinese forums and blogs. It concerns an accident between a Chinese couple and two Japanese in Beijing two weeks ago.

Israel: IDF Poetry Slam Between Druze, Bedouin Soldiers

Israel: Demonstrations Outside Prison Where Flotilla Passengers Held

Israel: Protests and Counter-Protests in Flotilla's Wake

Israel/Turkey: Battle of the Bucks

India: An introduction to Indian Classical Music

India: When a friend ‘comes out’

Saudi Arabia: Top 10 Most Beautiful Saudis

Worldwide: Demonstrations for Palestine

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