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· July, 2006

Stories about Protest from July, 2006

Kenya: Mourning a father

China: reticence: would-be lesbians, corporate executives and urban journalists

Ever wonder why there was no male version of 2004's smash television phenomenon Super Girl? While a lesbian conspiracy might have made for better Communist Party PR positioning than news...

Albania: Reactions to the Sunday Times Article

Iran: Batebi was arrested

DRC: Optimism on Eve of Landmark Election

Foli Kat, a new blogger based in the US, has been following Global Voices's coverage of Congolese bloggers writing about the July 30th election and has a very different perspective...

DRC: Documentary Video

Russia, Ukraine: Stories About Words

Below is the translation of three stories about words: in the first one, they are being banned; in the second, they offend; in the third, there aren't enough of them....

DRC: Last Minute Campaigning and Complaining

As Sunday's presidential election approaches, and the campaign period closes today, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) bloggers chronicle last minute campaigning and complaining by some of the 30 or so...

Haiti: Protesters Ask for Debt Cancellation

DRC: Candidates’ Last Minute Punches

Somalia, Ethiopia: Mystery plane

South Korea: no-fta

DRC: Catholic Church Favoring Boycott of Election

DRC: “The Burning has begun”

France, DOM-TOM: Victory against housing discrimination

DRC: Poster Snatching Protests

Belarus: Blogosphere Digest

Belarus: A Youth Movement and Other Enemies

Oaxaca: Photographing the Teacher's Strike

DRC: As Elections Approach, the Congo's Bloggers Discuss Recent Violence, Media Repression and the Limits of Foreign Aid

With the July 30th elections just days away, many pro-opposition Congolese bloggers remain deeply cynical about the prospects of a free, fair and peaceful electoral process. Violent repression of opposition...

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