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· March, 2008

Stories about Education from March, 2008

Blogger of the Week: Renata Avila Pinto

A lawyer by profession, Renata Avila Pinto brings us the voices of bloggers from Guatemala on Global Voices Online. Amira Al Hussaini interviews Renata about her voyage with blogging, her...

Education in Palestine

Korea: Part-time Lecturers and Suicide

A series of suicides of part-time college lecturers has been covered in Korean newspapers. Harsh criticisms against universities in Korea are not a few. But some netizens approach this news...

Cuba: A Broader View

Jordan: Reaching East

Video HUB: Protecting women activists’ rights around the world

Witness' The HUB Beta brings us three videos recorded at the "Human Rights for Women; Human Rights for All" event, where 3 strong women who defend other women´s rights speak...

Russia: Mari El vs Microsoft

Iraq: “It's good it wasn't a car bomb!”

What better, after a short break, than to give my audience what they really want to read - words from the street in Baghdad and Mosul. And there is no...

Bolivia: Bars or Schools?

Cuban Videos: media ploy or example of free speech?

An online 4 minute video excerpt posted by international media taken from a 2 hour meeting between the president of the National Assembly and students from the Computer Science University...

Morocco: Peace Corps

Blogger of the Week: Yazan Badran

A Syrian blogger in Japan? That's no other than our Syria author and Arabic Lingua editor Yazan Badran, who has agreed to sit with us this week for our Blogger...

Bahamas: Standing Up for Women

Korea: Korean Students in the U.S.

There are more than 100,000 Korean students in the U.S. It was the main news in Korea the last week. The increase of 10 percent every year helped Korea remain...

Kuwait: Farewell Dr Al Rubaie

Kuwait: R.I.P Ahmad AlRubi'e

Kuwaiti bloggers lament the death of leading intellectual and politician Dr Ahmad AlRubi'e. Many bloggers posted condolences to his family on their blogs and some others wrote passionately about how...

Trinidad & Tobago: UWI Regression?

Bermuda: Dehabilitation?

Iran: Students protest against “gender apartheid”

Hundreds of students continued a protest at Shiraz University against “gender apartheid” on Tuesday 4th of March. The students want their university to put an end to a policy that...

Hong Kong: Cats in the University

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