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Ayesha Saldanha · December, 2008

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Latest posts by Ayesha Saldanha from December, 2008

30 December 2008

Israel: Debunking Israeli arguments about Gaza

Palestine: “In Gaza it's 9/11 every hour, every minute, everywhere”

In this post, a Gazan blogger far from home, seeing the death and destruction taking place there, asks, "Who was born in bloodied Gaza today?" And an Italian human rights...

29 December 2008

Palestine: Bloggers in Gaza describe the fear

Against all odds, there are still blog posts coming out of Gaza, and bloggers are vividly describing the fear they are filled with in the face of ongoing Israeli attacks.

28 December 2008

Palestine: On the Ground in Gaza

In spite of the continued attacks on Gaza, and the loss of electricity in many places, there are Gazan bloggers who are managing to write about what is going on....

25 December 2008

Saudi Arabia: Attitudes towards suicide

Bahrain: Comparing the Bahraini and Japanese work ethic

Bahraini blogger Yagoob is currently studying in Japan - and has seen firsthand the legendary Japanese work ethic. In this post he compares the attitude of many Bahrainis towards work...

22 December 2008

Saudi Arabia: The return of public cinemas?

Public cinemas have been banned in Saudi Arabia for the last 30 years, and if residents of the kingdom want to watch films on the big screen, they travel to...

Saudi Arabia: The problems of women in medicine

Palestine: No falafels in Gaza

16 December 2008

Palestine: Dealing with Deprivation in Gaza

In a statement earlier this week the World Bank said: “The ongoing closure of Gaza and severe restrictions on the flow of goods and people continues to be a cause...