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· August, 2010

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Stories about English from August, 2010

31 August 2010

Venezuela: Franklin Brito Dies After Several Hunger Strikes

Franklin Brito, a farmer who had been on a hunger strike since July 2009, died from a respiratory arrest in a military hospital on Monday night. Brito had lived through...

Pakistan: A letter to the youth

Bangladesh: Recognizing The Vegetable Grower

Training In India: Change Needed

Egypt: Utilizing Technology to Demand Accountability on Torture, Police Brutality

Technology for Transparency Network

Bloggers and activists in Egypt are using freely available online tools to expose torture and police brutality and to hold the government accountable for these human rights abuses.

Cameroon: Prisoner of conscience Lapiro de Mbanga

Gambia: The Smiling Coast of Africa

Nigeria: Nigerian Spoken Word Crusader

South Africa: Plus size modeling in South Africa

Africa: 10 Most Influential African Fashion Websites

Zimbabwe: Mugabe and the White African

Trinidad & Tobago: Not Yet

U.S. Virgin Islands: The Effects of Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Earl made its way across the U.S. Virgin Islands yesterday as bloggers continued to share their thoughts and experiences. Jamaican diaspora blogger Labrish, who “[has] been fortunate to travel...

China: Hidden village of Dafen produces 60% of world's oil paintings

A small artist colony of 8000 artists outside of Shenzhen, China is producing 60% of the world's oil paintings.

Thailand: Tweet Yourself Thai

Vietnam: Helping people with disabilities

“I love Malaysia”

Cuba: Same Old Song

Barbados: Back in the Saddle

China: Beyond being second

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