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· October, 2009

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 October, 2009

25 October 2009

Morocco: A Lenient Sentence

In September, we learned about Zineb Chtit, the young Moroccan girl who was severely beaten while working as a maid. Last week, it was announced that Zineb's attacker Nawal Houmin,...

21 October 2009

Western Sahara: Hunger Strike in Support for Separatists

Guinea: In the aftermath of a massacre

Amid widespread international condemnation of Guinea's military regime, the United Nations announced Friday it would launch a formal investigation into the September 28th massacre of opposition protestors in Conakry. Meanwhile,...

19 October 2009

Guadeloupe: The Water Days

In The French-speaking Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, also dubbed “the Island with Beautiful Waters”, water is vital. Bloggers share their thoughts on the recently concluded les Journées de l'Eau en...

17 October 2009

Tunisia: Watching Arab Media on HIV/AIDS

Conversations for a Better World

Zied Mhirsi is a Tunisian doctor and blogger, based in the USA, who is dedicated to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa. Last year,...

16 October 2009

Morocco: Praise for Islamic Finance

Morocco: Banking fees uncovered

Morocco: Blogoma participates in Blog Action Day

Moroccan bloggers expressed their concern for the environment on Blog Action Day 2009, which focused on climate change this year. Water scarcity and energy dominated the conversation, reports Anas Alaoui.

Morocco: Next Earth Day to be held in Morocco

11 October 2009

Guinea: A soldier's testimony on the massacre of September 28 in Conakry

The interview below is the testimony of a Guinean soldier who took part in the repression of the opposition demonstration in Conakry, in Guinea, on September 28, 2009. The interview...

9 October 2009

Gabon’s bloggers struggle to take hold

Adriankoto Harinjaka Ratozamanana, a Global Voices in Malagasy translator, went to Gabon to help report the presidential election on Twitter, Facebook, and blogs in a country where journalists are at...

2 October 2009

Guinea: Outrage, Grief After Brutal Massacre

Still under tight police surveillance, Guinea ended several days of official mourning today for those killed in the sudden and shocking massacre of opposition protesters by soldiers on Monday.

Morocco: From Censorship to Seizure

The Moroccan Interior Ministry has decided to sue Arabic-language daily paper Akhbar Al Youm for publishing a cartoon lampooning the newly wedded Prince Moulay Ismail. Issues of the magazine have...

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