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· August, 2011

Below are posts about citizen media in English. Don't miss Global Voices, where Global Voices posts are translated into English! Read about our Lingua project to learn more about how Global Voices content is being translated into other languages.

Stories about English from August, 2011

Cambodia’s Sand Pirates

North Korean Airline Uses Facebook

Colombia: Art NGOs Receive Threat from Paramilitary Group

Nigeria: The Brain Behind the Nigerian Blog Awards

Behold the face behind the masquerade. Good Nigerian Girl is the brain powering the Nigeria Blogs Awards since 2010. The Nigerian Blog Awards is an annual event that rewards creative...

Global Voices Partners with UNFPA on 7 Billion Actions

This year the world's population will exceed 7 billion people. To mark this milestone, Global Voices has been commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to write a series...

Russia: Why We Are Leaving Our Country Behind

Recent months have seen a new spin on the topic of emigration that seems to be ever-present in the Russian online space. Several powerful blog posts written by people from...

China: 77-year-old female kneels down, naked, in front of courthouse to protest land grab

China: Real Name Registration Requirement Coming For Weibo?

India: Reaction To The Kashmir Mass Graves

India: Acid Survivor Denied Access To Mumbai College

Nepal: Live Tweeting Miss Nepal Contest

Chile: Mapuche Youth Takeover Municipal Building

Latin America: Remembering the Missing on the International Day of the Disappeared

China: Who Could Have Known The Libyans Hate Gaddafi?

One of China's top military analysts at home, has turned the official line on Libya into something of a joke, and abroad, China's nominal support for Gaddafi may end up...

Cuba: Sixth Sunday vs. Women

Jamaica: Collaborative Documentary for Independence

Trinidad & Tobago: Missed Opportunity re: Teen Video?

Trinidad & Tobago: Saving a Life

Cuba: Las Damas & the Archbishop

Brazil: Bank Account of Google Blocked Due to “Offensive” Blogs

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