Global Voices Digest


February 22, 2006, 2:19 am
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Global Voices Online – Feb. 22, 2006

Interview with Chilean Senator Fernando Flores

Rosario Lizana sits down with Chilean senator and author, Fernando Flores to discuss styles of blogging as well as the difference between bullshitting and lying in the blogosphere.

Cayman Cop Bloggers Get Dooced?

Georgia Popplewell tracks a blog scandal unfolding in the Cayman Islands which involves “a blogging policeman, a local newspaper and a witch hunt by an irate constabulary.” Almost too good to be true, this is a must read for anyone who’s been brave or foolish enough to blog about his/her employer.

African women blogging this week

Marc dips into Kenya’s blogosphere this week and reports back with posts that range from the difficulties of moving to high-level resignations following an anti-corruption report to a remembrance of soul singer and cancer victim, Lynden David Hall.

Information Wants to be Free in Iran

Despite the continued – if not increased – censorship of books in Iran and a push for regulation of weblogs, Farid Pouya finds that Iranian bloggers think their government can no longer keep information from getting out.

Arranged marriage blues in India, funeral customs in Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia’s model/blogger turned Playboy bunny, and much more can be found in today’s Global Roundups.

Get the blog buzz from East Asia, South Asia, the Americas, Middle East & North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia & the Caucasus.

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