March, 2007

Stories from March, 2007

22 March 2007

Part Two: Inside the school of the Egyptian blogosphere

Source: original image from Baheyya (photoshopped), text in Arabic from Misr Digital This post is the second in a two-part series on Egypt's blogosphere in 2007. Read part one here. In...

Part One: Inside the school of the Egyptian blogosphere

Source: original image from Baheyya (photoshopped), text in Arabic from Misr Digital   It is clearer each day that the dynamism of Egyptian bloggers isn’t just online: the country's activist...

20 March 2007

More Egyptian Bloggers Arrested

Egyptian blogger MaLeK (aka MaLcoLM X) has been kidnapped today as he was in his way to attend a sit-in in front of the People's Assembly in Cairo. According to...

16 March 2007

Free Kareem Action

Watch the video – labeled “Free Kareem Action”- of the demonstration held yesterday by Reporters Without Borders in front of the Tunisia, Egypt and Cuba, stands at the tourism trade...

14 March 2007

Pakistan: block on Blogger has been lifted! Until…?

According to Dr Awab Alvi, co-founder of the Pakistani “Don’t Block The Blog” campaign, the block imposed on blogs hosted on Blogger has been lifted for about a week. The...

7 March 2007

March of the censors: France, Turkey and China clamp down on freedom of speech

Two weeks ago, the French blog AgoraVox, one of the leading European citizen media blogs, warned against what it termed the gradual “berlusconisation” of the French media and the threat...