Global Voices Digest

January 23, 2006, 1:31 am
Filed under: Digests

Violent Protest Mars Religious Holiday in Ethiopia

Andrew Heavens gets the first-hand accounts of bloggers who were present at last week’s violent protests in Addis Ababa during the Ethiopian Orthodox Church’s festival of the Epiphany.

Global Food in the Kitchen

Panamanian chef and food contributor, Melissa De Leòn Douglass takes readers for a culinary tour around the world’s food blogs and finds some delicious recipes as well as a lesson in pig etymology.

Turkish Bird Fear

The festival of Kurban Bayrami has ended, but Deborah Ann Dilley writes that Turkish bloggers continue to avoid poultry as a fear of bird flu lingers.

“Lightless” in Cambodia

It seems that Cambodian bloggers have just enough electricity to speak out against the unreliable service. ThaRum Bun writes that one blogger has experienced so many power outages that he is now out of candles.

BBC filtered in Iran, elections in Gaza, the New York Times’ four newest Iraqi blog correspondents, and much more can be found in today’s Global Roundups.

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