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· September, 2012

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 September, 2012

New Caledonia: Political Tension Grows Over Rights to Nickel Mines

Chad: Challenges to Freedom of Expression as Social Protests Grow

The recent arrests in Chad of three union officers and the editor of an independent newspaper are symptomatic of a disintegration of freedom of expression in the country. These arrests...

Algeria: Calls for Anti-US Protests Fall on Deaf Ears

Western embassies were targeted by protesters in many Arab nations after an anti-Islamic movie trailer was published online. Yet calls for protests in the capital of Algeria, Algiers, went mostly...

Madagascar Struggles to Control Domestic Instability

The social and political upheaval engulfing Madagascar extends way beyond its cities. Government forces are also attempting to curb violence between cattle rustlers and farmers across southern Madagascar.

Why Mali's Army is Hesitant about Foreign Intervention in the North

Burundi: A Political Will to Provide Universal Education

DR of Congo: Rwanda is Helping the Rebellion, says Human Rights Watch

Global: The 2012 edition of ‘Wiki Loves Monuments’

Africa: Controversy over the Presidency of the Confederation of African Football

Mauritania: March to Commemorate the Passing of Rights Activist

Civil rights organisation Touche pas à ma nationalité TPMN ( in English: Do not interfere with my citizenship) has called for a large march to commemorate the passing of anti-racism...

Guinea: Fightings Between Peuls and Malinkes Erupt in Conakry

Togo: Waves of Women in Red March Down Lomé for Political Reform

Senegal: ‘Completely White’ Whitening Cream Stirs Outrage

Lightening the skin is a common practice in Africa where the sale of skin lightening products is legal in many countries. In Senegal, a product named 'Khess Petch' is creating...

Madagascar: How a Tiny Island Can Explain the Root of the Crisis

Tunisia: In Defense (sort of) of French Weekly on the Muhammad Cartoons

France: Study Shows GM Corn Fed Rats Display Higher Tumors Levels

Central African Republic: The Cities of Sibut and Damara Attacked by Rebels

Burkina Faso, Niger: Cholera Kills 80 after Floods

Maghreb, France: The Arc of Revolution is Long but It Bends towards Freedom

Eastern Europe: An Informal Economy Develops in Times of Crisis

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