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28 November 2010

Stories from 28 November 2010

Guinea: Three days of post-election violence

Guinea recently experienced three days of violence resulting in at least seven dead, after the declaration of the results of the presidential elections that have seen tension brewing in the...

Pakistan: Aasia and Aafia – The Tale Of Two Pakistani Women

Some Pakistanis find themselves concerned over the case of Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, the same way as they are distressed over the detention...

India: Barkha Dutt And The Radia Tapes Controversy

Retributions blog writes about the recent controversy surrounding celebrity Indian TV anchor Barkha Dutt.

China: ‘Ditch oil’ floods restaurants

An economic investigation team detained a Hubei oil refiner Nov. 10 who pumped more than 60 tons of “ditch oil” into the local restaurant industry during the past three years, Hubei’s Jingzhou...

Pakistan: ISI Presence In Blogosphere Exposed

In an investigative article Pakistani blog Cafe Pyala exposes Pakistani Intelligence Service's (ISI) investment in the nation's blogosphere.

Liveblog: Citizen Media on Haiti Elections 2010

Today (November 28, 2010), Haiti goes to the polls in an election that has been fraught with controversy and affected by the ongoing cholera epidemic. We're curating tweets and other...

Haiti: Election Day

Today, Haiti goes to the polls in an election that has been fraught with controversy and affected by the ongoing cholera epidemic. With the country's most popular political party being...

Brazil: Youth using citizen media to chronicle Rio violence

Young residents in the Complexo do Alemão favelas in Rio de Janeiro have begun using social and citizen media to chronicle the recent wave of violence spreading through the city. Seventeen-year-old aspiring...

Palestine: Views on the New NATO Strategy

Palestinian-American Mazin Qumsiyeh shares his views on the new NATO strategy adopted recently at Mideast Youth.

Iraq: Connecting the Dots

Iraq, Lebanon and South Africa. What have they all got in common? IraqPundit connects the dots in this post.

Iraq: Depressing Reading Material

“Going daily through material related to post liberated Iraq leaves me hopeless, enraged, traumatized, gasping in horror at the extent of the hideous, heinous, grotesque acts that have been committed...

Iraq: A Visit to Sumawah

IraqiDentist shares with us snippets of his visit to Sumawah here.

Iraq: Who is Killing the Christians?

Iraqi Layla Anwar points fingers at who could be behind the massacre of Christians in Iraq.

Israel: HajAhalin Tribe Speaks Out

JoeSettler, at The Muqata, blogs about an interview with Sheikh Ahmed Abu-Mashhur, head of the 140,000 strong HajAhalin tribe, scattered across Palestine, Jordan and Israel.

Israel: At the Police Station

David, from Israelity, shares his experience at a police station.

Palestine/Israel: What will you be thankful for in 2018?

“What will you be thankful for in 2018?” asks the OneVoice blog, an international grassroots movement that amplifies the voice of mainstream Israelis and Palestinians, empowering them to propel their...

Iraq: A Kidnapped Uncle

Iraqi Sunshine shares the ordeal of her kidnapped uncle in this post. Find out if the kidnappers took the ransom and released her uncle.

China: Time for a new conversation about privacy invasion

With a broader and perhaps global view of more pervasive privacy issues, poet and professor Rui Shen asks: "Some people disagree with airport security measures that display people's bodies, feeling...

Lebanon: Remembering the Armenian Genocide

Adon posts (Ar) that the demonstration which took place to protest the visit of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Lebanon last week, should have included all of the Lebanese and...

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