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· December, 2011

Stories about Migration & Immigration from December, 2011

27 December 2011

A Radical Solution For Global Poverty: Open Borders

Various experts say that extreme poverty isn't inevitable. The most radical solution to drastically reducing global poverty would be, for many economic experts, opening the borders between countries and allowing...

China: Rural Migrant Workers’ Protests

23 December 2011

Video Highlights: Protests, Elections, Culture and GV

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories including video from Middle East and North Africa, Sub Saharan Africa, Eastern and Central Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America, selected...

22 December 2011

Armenia: Activists Demand Controversial Governor's Dismissal

Surik Khachatryan, the governor of Armenia's southern Syunik province, has been making headlines in the last month for all the wrong reasons. No stranger to controversy, activists are now demanding...

Kuwait: Online Advocacy for the Stateless Bidoun

Since hundreds of Kuwait's 100,000 strong Bidoun were attacked by police for protesting in support of others detained earlier in the year, a number of bloggers and international organizations have...

14 December 2011

Singapore: Stories of Migrant Workers

The number of foreign workers in Singapore continues to rise but little is known about their working and housing conditions. Curious to know the personal stories of migrant workers in...

12 December 2011

Estonia: Language and History

Caucasus: Frozen Conflicts, Forgotten Lives?

Marginalized by society and deprived of a voice by the mainstream media, can new media offer an alternative to refugees and IDPs in the South Caucasus?

7 December 2011

Cuba: Members of “Group of 75″ Re-arrested

Video Highlights: Identity, Refugees, Conflict and Open Technology

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories including video from East Asia, Sub Saharan Africa, Central Asia - Caucasus and Latin America, selected by Juliana Rincón Parra.

5 December 2011

Egypt: Trafficking of Refugee Organs in Sinai

Human rights groups have made serious allegations that African refugees are being held for ransom, tortured, and also fall victim to trafficking. Of particular concern are reports that an illegal...