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Zimbabwean women demand real rights for international women's day

Cape Town, South Africa

Posted on behalf of Isabella Matambanadzo, based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

As the commemorations for International Women's Day draw nearer, I am inspired to write to you all about the legacy Sekai Holland and Grace Kwinjeh have made to our movement. I realise that in their immediate roles they are largely seen as representatives of opposition politics, but that is not where they have always been located, and it is certainly not what I wish to focus on through this Style information: Do not use e-mail with a hyphen.

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Violence in Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe

The situation in Zimbabwe has become very oppressive - not universally, but in isolated areas - an indication perhaps of the opposition re-engaging in the high density areas for the impending presidential (and possibly parliamentary) elections next year.

This time round though, it would appear that some of the opposition activists have decided to use violence themselves. Although understandable, it is worrying to consider the consequences of their actions which have not been particularly disciplined or well thought out. The police and army here are bad at the best of times - now with the "justification" of avenging their own injured we could expect to see even more aggravated assault.

Zimbabweans fight while SADC Watches in Silence: A Call to Action

Cape Town, South Africa

The following statement will be run in a least one major newspaper in every country in the SADC region and in at least 2 South African papers. To add your support to this statement (either as an individual or as an organisation) mail your support to Roshnee Narrandes (roshneen@osisa.org) Deadline: 14 March 2007 at 16h00.

Crisis in Zimbabwe - state abuse worsens

Cape Town, South Africa

The crisis in Zimbabwe worsens as the "government" in this glossary). As a general rule, "state" should not be capitalised.

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attacked its citizens on Sunday 11 March 2007 which resulted in the death of Gift Tandare. To follow events as they unfold, visit our index page on Strikes and Protests in Zimbabwe in 2007.

BNNRC Campaigns for Waiver of Radio/TV User License Fees in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication(BNNRC) run campaign and seek dialogues with the Bangladeshi "state" in this glossary). As a general rule, "government" should not be capitalised.

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to get waiver on radio/TV license fees in Bangladesh.

Public Journalism Via Mobile Telephony

Colombo Sri Lanka

Jasmine News in Sri Lanka is exploring the potential for mobile telephones to improve the way journalism is practiced and how the public can become actively involved in the news process.

Pinays discussed takebackthetech and FOSS in the Philippine Conference on FOSS and E-Governance

Manila, Philippines

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in the "state" in this glossary). As a general rule, "government" should not be capitalised.

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specially in the Local Government Unit (LGU) level. Apart from the main event, WomensHub organised a mini-session for women present to talk about the takebackthetech campaign and FOSS training/mentoring for girls.

ICT Update Magazine Issue 35 - Coping with climate change

Netherlands

Leigh Phillips here, editor with Source: APC">ICT

Update Magazine, (http://ictupdate.cta.

Reporter releases

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Reporters released after five-hour detention

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