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· April, 2009

Stories about Protest from April, 2009

21 April 2009

Iran: Islamist bloggers’ poems in praise of Ahmadinejad

While several Iranian bloggers criticized President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech at the United Nations conference on racism in Geneva yesterday, some Islamist bloggers praised his performance. Hamed Talebi, on his blog Khabarnegar Mosalman (“Muslim...

Iran: Free Potatoes Inflamed Electoral Fever

The Iranian authorities have distributed free potatoes in recent weeks in different cities. Several Iranian politicians have criticized the Mahmoud Ahmadinejad‘s government free potato distribution as an act of the...

Armenia: Maths problem

Azerbaijan: Student protest

20 April 2009

Iran: Diplomats walk out at Ahmadinejad's speech

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today made headlines once more, when he referred to Israel as a “racist state” during a address at United Nations conference on racism in Geneva, Switzerland. Delegates...

Americas: 5th Summit Reactions

The much-hyped Fifth Summit of the Americas is now over, culminating with the Hemispheric leaders' adoption of the Declaration of Commitment of Port of Spain - albeit with one signatory...

Haiti: Election or Selection?

Azerbaijan: Corruption in the education sector

Thailand: Red Shirt videos

Kazakhstan: Opposition wants to unite

Moldova: “Making Sense of Recent Events”

Below is a follow-up to the three earlier GV posts on the blog coverage of the protests and rioting in Chisinau, Moldova, that followed the April 5 election.

18 April 2009

Azerbaijan: Dalga youth activist expulsion update

Bangladesh: A Change Is Coming

Azerbaijan: Youth activist expelled from university

According to information spread by the Dalga Youth Movement, Parviz Azimov, the head of its Southern Regional Office, has been expelled from university. Both inside and outside Azerbaijan, bloggers are...

Georgia: Russian youth movement provocation

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