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7 March 2011

Stories from 7 March 2011

Mauritania: Mauritanian youth protesters’ 7 points

Africa: Africa Region Finalists for the 2011 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize

Djibouti: Is Djibouti part of the Arab World

Ghana: Independence Day Celebration in Photos

South Africa's Continuous Struggle With Race

A change of government and the destruction of an entire political, cultural, social and economic system like that of Apartheid does not necessarily guarantee the destruction of its legacy. The...

Arab World: Bloggers Compete for Arabisk Competition

Arab bloggers are vying for the Best of the Arabic Blogs Awards, Arabisk, which is now in the judging phase of the competition. The top 20 nominations in four categories...

Azerbaijan: Support Bakhtiyar! site launched

Hong Kong: Political Parties’ Finances

Panama: Spanish Journalist Deported

Spanish journalist Paco Gómez Nadal was deported after he was detained on February 26 during an indigenous protest against a law reforming Panama's Mineral Resources Code. In spite of the...

China: Google the Opium Wars

Egypt: Storming State Security

The Headquarters of the infamous State Security (Amn El-Dawla in Arabic) in several cities Egypt were attacked by thousands of Egyptian protesters after the notorious apparatus started burning and damaging...

Libya: The Freedom Flag Flies Over Misurata (Videos)

The Libyan cities of Bin Jawad, Ras Lanuf, Az-Zawiyah and Misurata all saw fighting on Sunday 6 March, 2011. We take a look at how regional Tweeps and video journalists...

Palestine: Life in the Eyes of Two West Bank Students

Linah Alsaafin and Heba Awadallah are students at Birzeit University near Ramallah in the West Bank, who started a blog together a year ago. Called Life On Bir Zeit Campus,...

Tajikistan: Supreme Court frees convicts accused of terrorism

Turkmenistan: Singers jailed for breache of morale

Uzbekistan: Turkish Business Unwanted

Kyrgyzstan: Uzbek families ponder fleeing the country

Turkmenistan: Hidden islamists on the Internet

Turkmenistan: Ashgabat joins TAPI pipeline project

Angola: Demonstrators and journalists arrested in Luanda