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18 March 2008

Daily archive · 6 posts

Stories from 18 March 2008

Egypt: Stop Drug Abuse Campaign Launched

"Stop Drugs.. Change your life" was the motto for a new controversial campaign initiated by Amr Khaled in Egypt and other different Arab countries, writes Eman AbdElRahman, who brings us...

Arabeyes: Rebelling the Saudi Way

On the occasion of the International Women's Day, Saudi activist Wajiha Huwaidar, had herself videotaped driving a car in a rural area in Saudi Arabia, to draw attention to the...

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Guatemala: Public Support for the Death Penalty

Public support for the death penatly in Guatemala is high, especially in light of the high crime rates and the lack of security across the country. Bloggers are divided on...

Morocco: Fouad Mourtada Robbed of His Life

Fouad Mourtada probably never guessed he'd become a household name. Arrested on February 5 and sentenced on February 22 to three years in prison (plus a $1,000 fine) for creating...

Afghanistan: Women's Day in the Unrest Country

March the Eighth was the International Women's Day, a global celebration of the unsung heroes who make society function. Afghan bloggers noted it was happening, but placed the long struggle...

Moldova, Russia: Transnistria

Public Policy Watch – Politici Publice in Moldova writes about the conditions on which Russia is ready to help Moldova sort out the Transnistrian conflict: “Russia requires Moldova to do...

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