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· August, 2011

Stories about Politics from August, 2011

30 August 2011

India: Reaction To The Kashmir Mass Graves

China: Who Could Have Known The Libyans Hate Gaddafi?

One of China's top military analysts at home, has turned the official line on Libya into something of a joke, and abroad, China's nominal support for Gaddafi may end up...

Cuba: Sixth Sunday vs. Women

Trinidad & Tobago: Missed Opportunity re: Teen Video?

Trinidad & Tobago: Saving a Life

Cuba: Las Damas & the Archbishop

Brazil: Bank Account of Google Blocked Due to “Offensive” Blogs

Russia: Bloggers React to the Storming of Tripoli

RuNet Echo

Compared to April 2011, when Global Voices first analyzed Russian reactions on the conflict, opinions seem to be more polarised now; bloggers had divided into two distinctive groups of supporters...

Brazil: Mozambique Cedes Land to Brazilian Agribusiness

Mozambique is ceding 6 million hectares of land to Brazilian farmers. The idea is to draw on the Brazilian experience in the Cerrado, a biosphere similar to the African savanna,...

Philippines: Family of Slain Journalist Launches Signature Campaign

Russia: Content Analysis of Party Manifestos

Malaysia: Generation 709 Calls for Political Reforms

Following the Bersih democracy rally last July 9, a group of young Malaysians has come forward to continue the demand for free and fair elections, calling themselves ‘Generation 709’. The...

North Korea Plans to Buy Military Jets from Russia?

29 August 2011

Russia: Shark Attacks in Vladivostok

RuNet Echo

Russia is not known for sharks attacks, but this summer a number of incidents have occurred. Masha Egupova reports, and examines the blogosphere's response to the recent spate of shark...

Trinidad & Tobago: Thoughts on the SoE

Spain: Racism and Intolerance Advance Relentlessly

In Europe, xenophobia advances at an immense rate. Author Ana Lucía Sá writes about the situation of immigrants in Spain, the invisibility of the issue of racism and hate crimes...

Trinidad & Tobago: The “Granny Quilla” Video

Ecuador: Journalist Sentenced to Prison for Defamation Flees Country

Ghana: Ghanaian Political Lexicon for the Aspiring Politician

Sudan: Sudan's Desire to Join the East African Community a Headache

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