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· February, 2014

Stories about Citizen Media from February, 2014

28 February 2014

“A Trip He Will Not Forget”: Russian Man Flies to Tajikistan By Mistake

A young man did not check his ticket before departure and arrived in Tajikistan's Kurgan-Tyube instead of Russia's Kurgan.

Macedonians Prepare to March Against Poverty in Skopje

Macedonia, the most miserable country on earth according to The Economist, will unite in the fight against poverty on March 1, 2014 in Skopje.

Honduras Launches Online Dictionary of Indigenous Languages

27 Brazilian Songs Against Police Violence

Kazakhstan's Charyn Canyon

Women Out For The Evening Risk Arrest in Turkmenistan

Trinidad & Tobago: Glitter Glee

27 February 2014

Brazilian Activist's Video Satire Censored After Globo TV Claims Copyright

"The video that Globo doesn't wan't you to see", in which activist Rafucko exposes Globo's biased broadcast about demonstrations in Brazil.

Uruguayan President José Mujica Rejects “Foreign Interference” in Venezuela

Declaring his solidarity with the people and the government of Venezuela, the president of Uruguay urged respect for the Venezuelan constitution.

[Photos]: Kolkata’s Street Dog Doctor

Mayoral Elections in Ecuador: Setback for the Government?

Preliminary results indicate that PAIS Alliance, Ecuador's ruling party, have lost the mayoral races in the country's five most populous cities: Guayaquil, Quito, Cuenca, Manta and Santo Domingo.

Chinese Netizens React to Ukraine Revolution

Saving Primate Lemurs

Savory Momos, Sweet Sel Roti and 5 Other Delicious Nepali Delicacies

Not sure what's for dinner tonight? For a taste of Nepal, why not try some gundruk soup made of fermented leafy vegetables or chatamari, known as Nepali pizza?

Chechen Dictator and Russian Nationalist NOT Taking Over Ukraine

RuNet Echo

As conflict in Ukraine's province of Crimea escalates, Internet hoaxes muddy the waters.

Caribbean: How the Media Shapes Perception

26 February 2014

Brazil's Racism Problem Front and Center After Black Teen's Brutal Beating

A 15-year-old was found beaten and chained to a lamp post, the shocking work of a vigilante gang. Even more shocking? When a TV anchor said the crime was "understandable".

Mozambican Tech Woman Talks Local Impact of Social Networks

Mozambican activist Ludmila Maguni talks about the impact that social networks are having on Mozambican society hoping that the Internet in her country becomes more of a bridge between citizens...

Mushrooms, France's Latest Food Trend

Like wine or seasonal fruit and veg, mushrooms are highly valued both in the mind and on the plate, associated with a better lifestyle and local produce.

8 Dishes From Africa We Dare You To Try

Who knew mice, maggots, frogs or raw blood could be so yummy?

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