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· May, 2007

Stories about Governance from May, 2007

26 May 2007

Ukraine: Politics Overdose

Ukraine is going through a highly complicated political conflict right now, and its outcome is yet to be seen. But one thing seems clear: many Ukrainians, on whose behalf the...

Iran: A Bloody Face Symbolizes the Violent Repression of Women

On Sunday a young woman in Tehran became the latest victim of the crackdown. Citizen reporters captured photographs of her bloodied face which were subsequently published on many Iranian weblogs....

Iran:Several photos from police action against “criminals”

Singapore's Myanmarese Go Online for Double Taxation Petition

Myanmar residents abroad have to pay an additional tax to the Myanmar government in addition to the tax they pay in their host countries. Failure to pay this this tax...

25 May 2007

Estonia: Part of Nordic Community

Poland: Ryanair Case

Serbia: 50 Human Rights Tasks

Ukraine: “Turbulent Day”

Afghan Whispers:Refugees,War Lords and Orphanages

Several Afghan bloggers have discussed Iranian government’s decision to expel Afghan refugees to Afghanistan. Some of these refugees have lived in Iran for years. Marine Gustavson, from Parsa NGO shows...

Brazil: New Round on the National Internet Policy Debate

There are not many issues in Brazil where you are able to find unanimity. But when you talk about messing with Internet freedoms, the defenders spring up from radically different...

Bangladesh: No under-30 maids to the Gulf

Zambia: corruption wars

Sri Lanka: S. Bose(1975 – 2007), Poet, Editor & Writer

The following poem was written by S. Bose, a writer-poet (Tamil) from Vavuniya, Sri Lanka and was translated by a friend of mine for Global Voices Online readers. Chandrabose Sudhakar...