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· March, 2011

Stories about War & Conflict from March, 2011

31 March 2011

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Towards Partition

Communities in Limbo on Honduran-Salvadoran Border

Brazil: On Opening the Archives of the Dictatorship

A collective blogging was called to demand the opening of the archives of the Brazilian military dictatorship (1964-1985), responsible for torturing of thousands and for killing 380 Brazilians. Of these,...

30 March 2011

Mexico: Drug Trafficking in Mexican Media vs. US Media

Cote d'Ivoire: Open letter to Not on Our Watch

Serbia: Gaddafi's Cyber Army Oppose Rebels and NATO

A Facebook page entitled "Support for Muammar al-Gaddafi from the people of Serbia" has become a show of support for the controversial Libyan leader, with over 62,500 members. Libyan opposition...

29 March 2011

Mexico: New (Dis)Agreement on Reporting Violence

On March 24, most of the biggest Mexican media outlets signed the "Agreement to Cover Violence in Mexico," an agreement that unifies the editorial criteria to cover and report news...

Côte d'Ivoire: Where is Gbagbo's General, Philippe Magou?

Monday March 14, 2011, was a busy day in Côte d'Ivoire. After violence this past weekend in the Abobo district of southerly economic capital Abidjan, Ivorians in the city were woken...

Afghanistan: Leaked Photos Unveil “Repugnancies” Committed by US Army

On March 21, 2011, the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel released three horrific photos of Afghan civilians killed by a group of United States soldiers. Bloggers have reacted to...

28 March 2011

Russia: 2010 Cyber-Crime Market Research

Libya: From the Battlefield of Zintan

Libya: Facebook Group in Support of Eman Al Obeidy

An Interview with Andy Carvin

With 40,000 Twitter followers and a dedicated stream of local sources, Andy Carvin has become a first stop on Twitter for news throughout the Middle East and North Africa. In...

27 March 2011

Russia: Tribute to SOVA's Galina Kozhevnikova

Hungary: Childhood Memories of the Holocaust in Pécs

Libya: Citizen Reporting from the Battlefield

Videos continue to seep out from war-torn Libya as protesters battle Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces in a bid to overthrow his 42-year-old regime. Here is a selection of the latest...

Côte d'Ivoire: Where Are the African Personalities When They Are Needed?

Why Bangladesh?

26 March 2011

India: Arms Yes, Bread No

Libya: Where is Eman Al Obeidy?

"Where is Eman Al Obeidy?" has become a pressing question, after a distraught Libyan woman burst into a Tripoli hotel full of foreign journalists, telling then that scars and bruises...