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· March, 2011

Stories about Human Rights from March, 2011

Russia: A Riot Police Officer's Twitter and Blog

Libya: Facebook Group in Support of Eman Al Obeidy

Cuba: Is the Internet an Equalizer?

Swaziland: Swazi Media Commentary

Panama: Saying Goodbye to Guillermo Ford

Politician and businessman Guillermo "Billy" Ford died on March 19. Panamanians said goodbye with respect, remembering his role in the search for democracy during the eighties. This was an opportunity...

An Interview with Andy Carvin

With 40,000 Twitter followers and a dedicated stream of local sources, Andy Carvin has become a first stop on Twitter for news throughout the Middle East and North Africa. In...

Macedonia: No to Violence Against Women

China: In Defense of the NY Times and Paranoia

Russia: Tribute to SOVA's Galina Kozhevnikova

Hungary: Childhood Memories of the Holocaust in Pécs

Libya: Citizen Reporting from the Battlefield

Videos continue to seep out from war-torn Libya as protesters battle Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces in a bid to overthrow his 42-year-old regime. Here is a selection of the latest...

Côte d'Ivoire: Where Are the African Personalities When They Are Needed?

Ukraine: Reasons for Targeting Ex-President Kuchma

Ukraine: Lukyanivka Pre-Trial Detention Facility

Jordan: One Death and Some Loss of Hope

Friday night marked the violent defeat of protests that began on March 24 (#March24) in Amman, Jordan. By the end of Friday, one man had died, Khairi Jameel AlSaad, 55,...

Argentina: 35 Years After the Coup d'état

35 years after the coup d'état in Argentina, on March 24, 1976, various activities took place across the country. Argentinean bloggers reacted to the fact that the day is now...

Iran: Syrians Protest “Neither Iran Nor Hezbollah!”

Several Iranian bloggers react to the slogan of Syrian protesters during Wednesday's march where people chanted “Neither Iran, nor Hezbollah!” Syria is an ally of Iran and is also friendly...

Libya: Where is Eman Al Obeidy?

"Where is Eman Al Obeidy?" has become a pressing question, after a distraught Libyan woman burst into a Tripoli hotel full of foreign journalists, telling then that scars and bruises...

India: Daughters Are Not For Killing

Bahamas: Untimely Justice

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