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· May, 2008

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

Stories about French from May, 2008

Cédric Kalonji blogs the arrest of Jean-Pierre Bemba [Fr], Congolese president Joseph Kabila's main rival, in Belgium last weekend. The Central African Republic brought charges of war crimes and crimes...

D.R. Congo: European film festival and rising food prices

Du Cabiau a Kinshasa writes about the Kinshasa European Film Festival [Fr] and has more reflections on the effects of rising food prices on the Congolese capital.

Haiti: In memory of a murdered teenager

La Dous Ki Vyen Pwezi posts in memory of Kareem Gaspard [Fr], a 16 year-old boy who was murdered in Port-au-Prince last Friday. “I've spoken to, smiled at, or shook...

Algeria, Unspoken Stories

Salim Bachi reviews Algérie, histoires à ne pas dire (Algeria, Unspoken Stories), a controversial 2007 film by Jean Piere-Lledo about the Algerian War. Of public reaction to the film, which...

Algerian writer Salim Bachi launches blog

Kangni Alem announces a new blog by Algerian writer Salim Bachi [Fr].

Tunisia, 47th most peaceful country

Tunisia is the 47th most peaceful country in the world, according to the Global Peace Index, Zizou from Djerba writes [Fr].

Paraguay: First Actions for Lugo

Edgar Ruiz Diaz of Las Preguntas de Venerando [es] provides his thoughts on the first steps that Paraguayan President-elect Fernando Lugo should take upon taking office, such as lowering his...

Lebanon: Back from the Abyss??

While the situation in Lebanon remains uncertain, Lebanese bloggers keep writing about their fears, pain and disappointment. Of course, there is new hope: a deal brokered by the Arab League...

Ukraine: A Turkish View on Ukrainian Politics

A view on Ukrainian politics – from The Turkish Invasion.

Moroccan Student in Lebanon Chronicles Life in the Middle of Political Crisis

Manal, a Moroccan student at the American University of Beirut, blogs firsthand accounts of life in the middle of Lebanon's political crisis.

Blogger of the Week: Claire Ulrich

Today's Blogger of the Week may not be known by her blog, but she is widely known by her labour at Global Voices Online in French. Until recently, she has...

Tunisia: Sarkozy's Visit Spurs Blog Reactions

The Tunisian blogosphere was buzzing last week with responses to French President Nicholas Sarkozy's official visit. Naruto brings us some of the reactions in this post.

Haiti: finding relief for hunger in children

Reasons not to Overeat by BreezeDebris The international food shortage and crisis is doing its rounds on the blogosphere, and videos are no exception. From Haiti: people eating dirt to...

Congo's other natural resource

Congolese blogger Cédric Kalonji [Fr] writes about a weekend visit to the Zongo waterfalls: “Even if the trip was exhausting, this little weekend getaway did me good and helped me...

Morocco: Rage and sadness at this weekend's Casablanca factory fires

This weekend saw two deadly fires, one in a mattress and another in a textile factory, break out in Morocco's economic capital, Casablanca. Dozens of people died from asphyxia after...

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