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6 November 2008

Daily archive · 10 posts

Stories from 6 November 2008

Green Obama Dreams: Environment Bloggers Weigh in on The Historic Day

Tim Hurst of Ecopoliticology blog posts an entertaining video titled '5 Green Obama Dreams'. The video mentions his posts on high resolution energy resource maps and the solar powered lawnmower....

Al Ghad Party – Another fire in Egypt

Al Ghad, Ayman Nour's Party headquarters burnt down one day before their general assembly. According to blog reports, thugs burnt down the building and hampered firemen's efforts to put the...

Egypt: Ghad Party Headquarters Burnt Down

Despite the recent spate of fires encountered in Egypt, today brings a different story of yet another fire - one started in the political Al Ghad Party's headquarters, in Cairo....

Egypt: Sexual Harassment Victim Stabbed to Death

I received an invitation to join a group named “Dr. Shaimaa Fouad … May you rest in Peace.” I did not know her and I wondered why anyone would invite...

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Guatemala: The Kaibiles as Peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Kabiles are soldiers that are part of the Guatemalan Army that has a poor track record of human rights abuses. Now, they are members of a UN peacekeeping force...

The Middle East's Generation Facebook

What will the Middle East look like 25 years from now? That was the assignment the World Policy Journal gave Mona El Tahawy for their 25th anniversary edition. Mona decided...

Egypt: Sexual Harassment Victims, Keep your Mouth Shut!

On November 1, Al Masry Al Youm shocked its readers with an article about two girls who went to the police station to report a sexual harassment incident but instead,...

Ukraine: Harm Reduction and Law Enforcement

Harm reduction initiatives are gradually taking root in Ukraine, a country with one of the fastest growing HIV epidemics in Europe (e.g., the first methadone substitution therapy programs, still illegal...

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Taiwan: Defending Rights to Protest

Following David's article on “The Phantom of Police State” coming back with Chen Yun-lin (陳雲林)'s visit to Taiwan on 3 of Nov, I have collected some visual materials showing the...

YouTube's “Project:Report” Video Finalists Selected

We've been following the progress of the YouTube Aspiring Citizen Journalist competition "Project:Report" organized along with the Pulitzer Center to select an amateur video journalist to win a 10 000...

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