Global Voices Digest


June 2, 2006, 1:41 am
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Global Voices Online – June 2, 2006

We reach: Indian Arrival Day in Trinidad

Last week Trinidad and Tobago celebrated Indian Arrival Day, the annual commemoration of the first wave of Indian indentured laborers to arrive to the Caribbean nation shortly after the abolishment of the slave trade by the English parliament. Jonathan Ali rounds up the reactions and reflections by Trinidadian bloggers.

Pornography Fear Sparks Cambodia 3G Ban

Porn in your pocket: that is the worry of government officials in Cambodia who have decided to formally ban a planned 3G network that would have enabled users to send photographs and videos with more ease than traditional mobile networks allow for. ThaRum Bun tells the story with the help of Cambodia’s bloggers.

An interview with Tel Aviv-based blogger Lisa Goldman

Kamla Bhatt sat down with regular Global Voices contributor Lisa Goldman at the WeMedia conference in London where they talked about Lisa’s childhood in Canada, blogging from Tel Aviv, and the Israeli blogosphere in general. But why not sit in on the conversation yourself by visiting the post or subscribing to the Global Voices podcast?

Police arrogance in Malaysia, student protests in Santiago, Chile, anime fans in Pakistan, and much more can be found in today’s Global Roundups.

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