10 October 2010

Stories from 10 October 2010

India: The Best Solution For The Ayodhya Dispute

  10 October 2010

TheBigThinkg has the best solution for the Ayodhya dispute: “remove the idols of Ram and Sita which has been placed inside the Babri Masjid structure against all Agama Sastras, by people drunk with Abhimana and Ahamkara (such people are called hoodlums/thugs) and let our Muslim brothers to decide what they...

Japan: Straw Art Festival

  10 October 2010

Japanstyle published pictures [en] of the Wara Art Matsuri [ja], where giant mammoths, dinosaurs and other sculptures made of straw were exhibited in Uwasekigata Park (Niigata Prefecture, western Japan).

Bangladesh: September On The Jessore Road

  10 October 2010

Bangladesh Unlocked pays tribute to “September On The Jessore Road“, a poem written by the famous US poet Allen Ginsberg depicting the plights of the refugees and the Bangladesh freedom struggle in 1971.

Laos: Room to Read project

  10 October 2010

Christina Xu writes about the Room to Read project in Laos and tackles the schooling and learning conditions in the country.

Myanmar: Video message campaign for human rights

  10 October 2010

Pro-democracy Myanmar activists who are based in Japan have launched a video message campaign which aims to pressure the United Nations to make a concrete action about the “serious human rights violations by the ruling junta” in Myanmar.

Thailand: Battling child pornography

  10 October 2010

The Lost Boy blogs about the selling of child porn videos in the streets of Thailand. He links to relevant websites that are campaigning for the elimination of child prostitution and trafficking.

Should China continue to support North Korea's Kim dynasty?

  10 October 2010

North Korea’s next leader Kim Jong-un, the youngest son of ailing Kim Jong-il, made a high-profile public appearance at a gala anniversary celebration in Pyongyang on Saturday. North Korea’s top ally, China, is sending a heavyweight delegation that will stay in North Korea from Saturday to Monday. According to state...

Iran: “Blogger sentenced to 15 years”

  10 October 2010

Iranian blogger Hossein Maleki Ronaghi has been reportedly sentenced to 15 years in prison. Hussein Rongah Melki (also known as “Babak Khoramdin”) was one of the key cyberactivists behind Iran Proxy against web filtering. He used to blog about human rights and civil society.

Serbia: Belgrade Gay Pride To Take Place Sunday

  10 October 2010

The Belgrade Gay Pride Parade is to take place in just a few hours, on Sunday, Oct. 10; the official Twitter hashtag is #bgpride. Belgraded (@Belgrade) gives “the lowdown on how things are going so far regarding the Serbian society’s reactions in the media and everyday life”: “Most of the...

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