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· December, 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 December, 2009

29 December 2009

The Year that Was in Madagascar: Part I

In part one of a three-part summary of the year in citizen media in Madagascar, Lova Rakotomalala recalls the turmoil that seized the country in the first four months of...

23 December 2009

Lebanon: Don't Break the Egg!

The Beirut City Centre Dome, better known as "The Egg" has been threatened with demolition since 2006. Bloggers have been launching emotional appeals to save it from being destroyed. Katharine...

18 December 2009

Morocco: Another Blogger Imprisoned

On Monday, December 14th, Blogger Bashir Hazzam and Internet cafe owner Abdullah Boukhou were sentenced to four months and one year, respectively plus a fine of MAD 500 (USD 63)...

9 December 2009

Controversies Surround French National Identity Debate

The national identity debate, launched by the French government a month ago, has had its critics on all sides of the debate: from those who speculate the official website is...

7 December 2009

Madagascar's forests decimated for $460,000 a day

As the world's nations gather in Copenhagen for the UN Convention on Climate Change, Madagascar, having already lost 90% of its original forest, faces continued threats from black market logging,...

5 December 2009

Cameroon: Video Shows Harsh Conditions of Rural Medicine

As in many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, doctors in Cameroon work without adequate training or equipment--a fact that in itself is not surprising, but is made disturbingly real by four...

4 December 2009

Guinea: Attempt on Military Leader Dadis Camara's Life

According to several news sources, Captain Dadis Camara, leader of the military junta which seized power in Guinea in December 2008, was shot and wounded by one of his aides...

Congo: Doctors without Borders tell people's stories through web video

Condition Critical is a website showcasing the stories of victims of the violence in Eastern Congo coordinated and launched by Doctors without Borders/Medecins sans Frontiers (MSF). With slideshows and first...

3 December 2009

Climate Change Skeptics Incited by Leaked Emails

Hundreds of emails and documents from the Climate Research Unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia (UEA) have been hacked and posted online, adding fuel to the beliefs of...

2 December 2009

World AIDS Day: Fighting Discrimination Around the World

Millions around the world came together on Tuesday to show support for those living with HIV/AIDS. Online, in blogs and in forums, many assessed the progress made and the distance...

1 December 2009

France: The Day Without Immigrants

With the embittering background of the French official debate about "national identity", a "Day Without Immigrants" was announced to take place on the 1st of March, 2010. How would the...

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