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· January, 2011

Stories about Humanitarian Response from January, 2011

Taiwan: Animal protection “cockroaches” on Facebook

North Koreans Reportedly Consume the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Infected Cattle.

Mexico: Indigenous Rights Advocate, Bishop Samuel Ruiz, Dies

On January 24th, Bishop Samuel Ruiz Garcia passed away at the age of 86. He was known for his work as an advocate of the rights of the indigenous Mayan...

Mexico: The Passing of Indigenous Rights Supporter Bishop Samuel Ruiz

Morocco: Social Protests Continue

Haiti: Aid From Slovakia Blocked by Customs for Ten Months

A container with the second shipment of humanitarian aid from Slovakia has been blocked by the customs in Haiti for nearly ten months. Tibor Blazko translates some of the Slovak...

Tunisia: Serbian Tourists Refuse to Return Home

Eleven Serbian tourists spending their holidays in Tunisian resort towns of Sousse and Hammamet have categorically refused to leave this North African country before the end of their tour arrangement....

Panama: Fire in Youth Prison Sparks Controversy

A fire in a correctional facility for juvenile offenders has generated all types of reactions on Twitter and Panamanian blogs. The police officers involved are trying to defend themselves and...

St. Lucia: Getting Over Tomas

North Korea: Drugs Rampant, Even Among Teens

North Korean insiders and defectors have testified that drugs are widespread in North Korea. Most recent reports told that drugs are popular gifts among teens and even ordinary middle-class citizens...

Venezuela: Rain Victims Protest Refuge Conditions

El Salvador: A Decade Since the January 13 Earthquake

Guyana, St. Lucia, Haiti: Where Did The Money Go?

Lebanon: Let's Protest

Haiti: One Year Ago…We Remember

Today marks one year since the devastating earthquake struck Haiti. Haitian bloggers are remembering and paying tribute to the survivors of the disaster, while acknowledging that there is still a...

El Salvador: Top Stories of 2010

Poland: Microblog Reactions to the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity

More than 800 concerts, 1,300 artists performing for free today, 120,000 volunteers, an endless amount of charity activities across the whole of Poland and so far almost $12.3 million: these...

China: Village Woman Crushed Trying To Stop Construction

Mexico: Red Cross Unable to Treat All Victims of Shootings in Ciudad Juárez

Japan: Yearning for death

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