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· December, 2009

Stories about Protest from December, 2009

31 December 2009

South Asia: Looking Back At 2009

The year 2009 is ending and its time to retrospect how the year has been for the South Asian region. In a two-part review we will look back at some...

Caribbean: 2009 Regional Roundup

As Global Voices celebrates its fifth anniversary, the occasion has given us all an opportunity to reflect on why we do what we do and how our work makes a...

30 December 2009

Indonesia: Email mom ‘not guilty’ says the High Court

Prita Mulyasari, a housewife who was charged with defamation by a hospital for an email complaint against a bad health service, was found not guilty by the Indonesian High Court....

29 December 2009

The Year that Was in Madagascar: Part I

In part one of a three-part summary of the year in citizen media in Madagascar, Lova Rakotomalala recalls the turmoil that seized the country in the first four months of...

Cuba: Show of Support

27 December 2009

Iran: When Rage Overcomes Fear

Iranian protesters poured into Tehran and several major cities in defiance of the Iranian government on Sunday, as large crowds gathered for Ashura, a major religious observance.

25 December 2009

Malaysia: Press Freedom Advocate Sues Blogger

A veteran journalist-blogger is being sued for libel by a politician who is known for espousing press freedom in Malaysia. Check out the reactions of Malaysian bloggers.

Iran: Demonstration in Tehran

Belarus: Santa & Snow Maidens Protest in Minsk

24 December 2009

Iran:Hope in the Mourning Month

Uzbekistan: Bloggers stand for Umida Akhmedova

GV has already covered a story of the Uzbek documentary photographer Umida Akhmedova, accused of insult and slander against Uzbek people and traditions. This fact caused indignation among local and...

Hungary: Dunakeszi Marsh Rally; Slam Poetry

23 December 2009

Lebanon: Don't Break the Egg!

The Beirut City Centre Dome, better known as "The Egg" has been threatened with demolition since 2006. Bloggers have been launching emotional appeals to save it from being destroyed. Katharine...

22 December 2009

Peru: Deaths in Huancabamba Protests

Iran: Death of Top Dissident Cleric, Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri

Iranian citizens posted photos and videos of clashes with pro-government militamen during the funeral of the country's top dissident cleric, Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri.

China: White-listing the Internet

21 December 2009

Sudan: Is Unity Still a Strategic Choice?

Writing in Arabic, Sudanese blogger Ayman Hajj discusses his country's politics and why many Sudanese people are losing faith in unity.