Rajeewa Mallawarachchi is a school teacher in Sri Lanka. A couple of months ago her estranged husband had abducted her six year old son violating a Court order issued regarding the custody of the child. The grieving mother resorts to Blog to disseminate news to find her son as the father is absconding from law.
13 August 2009
Stories from 13 August 2009
Google is adding the domain google.ps to its line up of sites offering localized search. The new Google domain is intended to work in the West Bank and Gaza, where Palestinian Internet service providers (ISPs) operate.
A growing number of HIV-positive bloggers around the world are using citizen media to express how they live with the virus, although speaking openly about HIV/AIDS can be difficult.
The Angolan blogosphere reacts to a double murder: a Member of Parliament and her brother, a Migration and Foreigners Services officer, were gunned down at the end of July. Was it a premeditated murder or an attempted robbery?
The influx of Chinese immigrants to Algeria ignited a face off between the immigrants and locals when about 100 residents and migrants clashed, using knives and bludgeons. Bloggers weigh in.
The Syrian blogosphere, which is quite active and centered around Arabic and English, has recently joined the realm of competitive blogospheres. Jillian C. York has the story.
Myanmar opposition leader and global democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for violating the terms of her detention. Suu Kyi’s conviction was condemned by world leaders, Burmese activists, and also bloggers. Twitterers based in Southeast Asia also reacted to the “harsh” sentence