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Slashdot | Iran's President Launches Blog
[Link] http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/08/14/1252215
It didn't survive the Slashdot effect and the irony is that it is hosted on Microsoft Windows. Read a funny post about it.


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China president at Gates house, not White House | CNET News.com
[Link] http://news.com.com/China president at Gates house%2C not Wh...
Isn't that what Salman was once talking about? A world where companies will replace goverments.


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BBC NEWS | Ex-Iranian President has called the Holocaust a historical reality
[Link] http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4763494.stm
Ex-Iranian President Mohammad Khatami has called the Holocaust a historical reality, clashing with controversial comments by the current president. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad brought international criticism when he called the Holocaust a "myth" last year.


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John Battelle's Searchblog: China, It's Sticky
[Link] http://battellemedia.com/archives/002185.php
"Scoble gets down on his employer (Microsoft) for taking down a Chinese blogger."


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UN rights expert calls for jailed Iranian journalist’s release
[Link] http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=15840&Cr=&Cr1=
A United Nations rights investigator on Friday called for the release of dissident Iranian journalist Akbar Ganji, reimprisoned upon discharge from hospital despite poor health after a lengthy hunger strike.


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If Cindy and Akbar Could Meet | csmonitor.com
[Link] http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0811/p08s01-comv.html
'...Both Sheehan and Ganji deserve great sympathy for their suffering: she for the loss of a child; he for being jailed on trumped-up charges and then subjecting himself to a long hunger strike as a way to draw attention to his cause. Both once supported the leaders they now criticize. Ganji was an advocate of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Sheehan, after meeting Bush last year, lauded him, saying, "I now know he's sincere about wanting freedom for the Iraqis." Yet now both are on either side of a debate on how much sacrifice should be made to bring democracy to the Middle East...'


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