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· November, 2008

Stories about Governance from November, 2008

Kosovo: Haradinaj's Profile; Discussion at LSE

Nigeria: Hundreds of deaths in post-election riots

Hundreds of people were reportedly killed in the violence that erupted in Jos, Plateau State, Central Nigeria on Friday after a disputed local election. Nigerian bloggers respond.

China: Taxi Driver Strike, Union and Street Democracy

Taxi drivers from around the country have been in strike for a month. The first protest appeared in Chongqin in November 3, then it spread to Hainan, Gansu, Yunnan, Shandong,...

Poland: A Racist Country?

Albania: Health Care and Bribery

Ukraine: Ruthenians

Ukraine: Taras Kuzio on Yushchenko

Russia: Yevgeny Kolesov and Politkovskaya Trial

Hungary, Czech Republic: Romaphobia

The Baltics, India: “The Dangers of Turning a Minority into an Underclass”

Iran: Do not Execute Farzad Kamangar

Several human rights activists and bloggers warned that Farzad Kamangar, a teacher and trade unionist may be executed in the near future in Iran. Farzad Kamangar, who is from Kurdistan...

Jordan: Amman's November Fuel Crisis

When Jordan's government proposed adjusting fuel prices according to the rise and fall in the international markets on a weekly basis, gas station owners protested and for a period of...

India: Kashmir and Mumbai

India’s largest city and economic hub are now target practice grounds; much similar to Kashmir. “We’ve all been watching TV till our eyeballs were emanating radioactive glow,” pings a friend...

Sleepless and stranded in Thailand

There are more than a hundred thousand stranded passengers in Thailand and nearby countries after anti-government protesters forced the shutdown of Bangkok’s two major airports. What are the views of...

India: Advice from a Sri Lankan

The Balkans: Tragic Legacy

Philippines: When a City is Not a City

GV Author Karlo Mongaya looks at the reactions of bloggers to the recent Supreme Court decision voiding the cityhood of 16 new cities in the Philippines.

Central & Eastern Europe: A Roma Roundup

Romania: A Quick Primer on Nov. 30 Election

Ukraine: “orange revolution” vs “Orange Revolution”

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