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· January, 2011

Stories about Language from January, 2011

Hungary: Filtering Foreign Media Content?

Pakistan: Slogans Of Revolution

Caribbean: Walcott Wins T.S. Eliot Prize

Trinidad & Tobago: Looking at Ourselves

Russia: Will Russian Language Be More Popular Online?

India: Protecting Apatani Language

Arab World: Racism and the Slave's Head Candy Controversy

Are we - Arabs - racist? It's really hard to tell. Some might argue that racism is against our religion, and that people are never discriminated against because of their...

Lusophone Culture: Buala “Giving Voice” to Contemporary African Cultures

They propose “to create new views, free from prejudice and colonial judgment,” of contemporary African cultures, and in an interview with Global Voices, Marta Lança and Francisca Bagulho talk about...

Jamaica, Haiti: The “Baby Doc” Blues

Sri Lanka: Display Of Sinhala And Tamil Webpages On Mobile Phones

Jamaica: Skin Bleaching

Russia: Internet for Tatar Diaspora

China: Microbloggers meet their maker, but is he the only one?

Writer Ran Yunfei examines the scorching welcome China's most public Internet censor received when he tried to start microblogging last month, and looks at what this means for the future...

Is “Communist China” an inappropriate naming?

Bangladesh: Introducing the Bangla Alphabets To The International Community

Lusophone collective conscience and cyberspace

Featured Translator: Sarah Standish

Sarah Standish is a young American teacher and blogger with a mission. In addition to teaching Arabic to high school students in the US, the Arabic Lingua member hopes to...

Maldives: Thaana Fonts On Android

Paraguay: Government Enacts Law on Languages

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